KS1 PSHE Quiz - Caring for Myself (Questions)

This KS1 PSHE Caring for Myself quiz will help children understand that they are also responsible for their health and safety.

We are all special and your parents or guardians will think you’re special too and that’s why they look after you. However, you are also responsible for yourself and looking after yourself. This Caring for Myself quiz is going to help you learn how we can help our body and mind.

1. What is personal hygiene?
[ ] Making sure you are clean
[ ] Making sure you wear pretty clothes
[ ] Making sure you know the words to a song
[ ] Making sure you have a new toy every week
2. Which of these answers is not to do with personal hygiene?
[ ] Brushing your hair
[ ] Brushing your teeth
[ ] Learning to dance
[ ] Washing your hands
3. How can you look after the inside of your body?
[ ] By brushing the inside of your mouth
[ ] By eating a varied diet
[ ] By cleaning the dirt out from under your nails
[ ] By picking your nose
4. You can decide what you eat for dinner. What should you choose?
[ ] Chocolate bars
[ ] Ice-cream
[ ] Chicken, vegetables and potatoes
[ ] Pizza, pasta, potatoes and rice
5. When should you wash your hands?
[ ] Before eating dinner
[ ] After going to the toilet
[ ] After playing in the mud
[ ] All of the above
6. You're on a school trip. What should you not do?
[ ] Take a raincoat
[ ] Wander off
[ ] Listen to the teacher
[ ] Learn
7. Which of these answers would show that you are not caring for yourself?
[ ] You feel ill and visit a doctor
[ ] You go on a school trip and learn lots
[ ] You climb a really tall tree and decide to jump down onto the concrete
[ ] You brush your teeth twice a day
8. Which of these people cannot help you care for yourself?
[ ] Doctor
[ ] Footballer
[ ] Dentist
[ ] Teacher
9. If you have a stomach ache, what should you do?
[ ] Hope it goes away
[ ] Tell your parents, teacher, nurse or doctor
[ ] Tell your pet dog
[ ] Tell the postman
10. There is a bottle of cough medicine on the side by your bed. What should you do?
[ ] Ask someone to put it with the other medicines
[ ] Drink it all
[ ] Take a sip every day until the bottle is empty
[ ] Feed it to your cat
KS1 PSHE Quiz - Caring for Myself (Answers)
1. What is personal hygiene?
[x] Making sure you are clean
[ ] Making sure you wear pretty clothes
[ ] Making sure you know the words to a song
[ ] Making sure you have a new toy every week
You are responsible for your own personal hygiene. This means you need to make sure you are clean, like having a bath and brushing your teeth.
2. Which of these answers is not to do with personal hygiene?
[ ] Brushing your hair
[ ] Brushing your teeth
[x] Learning to dance
[ ] Washing your hands
Looking after yourself means you need to look after your body - outside and inside.
3. How can you look after the inside of your body?
[ ] By brushing the inside of your mouth
[x] By eating a varied diet
[ ] By cleaning the dirt out from under your nails
[ ] By picking your nose
When we talk about looking after your insides, we are talking about your organs. This can be helped by exercising and eating healthy foods.
4. You can decide what you eat for dinner. What should you choose?
[ ] Chocolate bars
[ ] Ice-cream
[x] Chicken, vegetables and potatoes
[ ] Pizza, pasta, potatoes and rice
For every meal you should try and have protein (such as meat or beans), fruit or vegetables and carbohydrates (anything from the fourth answer).
5. When should you wash your hands?
[ ] Before eating dinner
[ ] After going to the toilet
[ ] After playing in the mud
[x] All of the above
You must make sure you use soap or the germs will still be there.
6. You're on a school trip. What should you not do?
[ ] Take a raincoat
[x] Wander off
[ ] Listen to the teacher
[ ] Learn
Caring for yourself also means looking after your own safety. Wandering off from the group will put yourself in danger.
7. Which of these answers would show that you are not caring for yourself?
[ ] You feel ill and visit a doctor
[ ] You go on a school trip and learn lots
[x] You climb a really tall tree and decide to jump down onto the concrete
[ ] You brush your teeth twice a day
Caring for yourself means looking at possible dangers. Climbing trees can be fun but make sure you don't go too high and can't come down.
8. Which of these people cannot help you care for yourself?
[ ] Doctor
[x] Footballer
[ ] Dentist
[ ] Teacher
A doctor will care for your body; a dentist for your teeth and a teacher for your brain.
9. If you have a stomach ache, what should you do?
[ ] Hope it goes away
[x] Tell your parents, teacher, nurse or doctor
[ ] Tell your pet dog
[ ] Tell the postman
Only you know when you're ill. A thermometer can tell if you have a temperature but it's up to you to tell us if you're feeling poorly.
10. There is a bottle of cough medicine on the side by your bed. What should you do?
[x] Ask someone to put it with the other medicines
[ ] Drink it all
[ ] Take a sip every day until the bottle is empty
[ ] Feed it to your cat
Medicines should only be taken when you're ill. Also, each medicine box or bottle will tell you exactly how much you should have as it's dangerous to have too much medicine, so always read the label.