KS1 Science Quiz - Animals - Pet Care (Questions)

This quiz addresses the requirements of the National Curriculum KS1 Science for children aged 5 and 6 in years 1 and 2. Specifically this quiz is aimed at the section dealing with animals and the care of them, especially for pets.

In school, you may have looked at earthworms or woodlice. What did you do with your minibeasts after you had looked at them? At home, you may have a pet animal. Who looks after and cares for your pet animal? How do you care for your pet? On a farm, animals must be cared for and looked after. Pets and farm animals are called domestic animals. Let’s find out a bit more about caring for domestic animals.

1. Sophie has a pet dog. Sophie is _____ with her pet dog.
[ ] Mad
[ ] Angry
[ ] Kind
[ ] Bad
2. What must you give a pet every day?
[ ] Treats
[ ] Sweets
[ ] Food and fresh water
[ ] Presents
3. Pets need somewhere comfortable to _____.
[ ] Talk
[ ] Watch television
[ ] Text
[ ] Sleep
4. You go to sleep in a bed. Dogs go to sleep in a basket. Lots of pets and farm animals lie down on bedding. What is the bedding made from?
[ ] Wool
[ ] Rubber
[ ] Straw
[ ] Paper
5. What is the woman doing?
[ ] Walking the dog
[ ] Brushing the dog
[ ] Washing the dog
[ ] Feeding the dog
6. Pets are like people. They like to be ____ and _____.
[ ] Warm and comfortable
[ ] Cold and uncomfortable
[ ] Wet and cold
[ ] Hungry and cold
7. Pets do not like to be _____.
[ ] Comfortable
[ ] Looked after
[ ] Frightened
[ ] Cared for
8. A lot of pets like being _____.
[ ] Frightened
[ ] Uncomfortable
[ ] Hungry
[ ] Stroked
9. Alice’s dog is not well. Where do Alice and her Dad take the dog?
[ ] To the hospital
[ ] To the dentist
[ ] To the doctor
[ ] To the vet
10. Tom is at school. It is a science lesson. Tom goes outside and collects minibeasts from under a log. He looks at them with a magnifying glass. What must Tom do when he has finished looking at them?
[ ] Put the minibeasts in the bin
[ ] Put the minibeasts back under the log
[ ] Take the minibeasts home
[ ] Wash the minibeasts down the sink
KS1 Science Quiz - Animals - Pet Care (Answers)
1. Sophie has a pet dog. Sophie is _____ with her pet dog.
[ ] Mad
[ ] Angry
[x] Kind
[ ] Bad
Of course, Sophie is kind to her pet dog. Sophie cares for her pet dog and looks after it
2. What must you give a pet every day?
[ ] Treats
[ ] Sweets
[x] Food and fresh water
[ ] Presents
All animals need food and clean water
3. Pets need somewhere comfortable to _____.
[ ] Talk
[ ] Watch television
[ ] Text
[x] Sleep
You have a comfy bed. Pets need comfy beds, too
4. You go to sleep in a bed. Dogs go to sleep in a basket. Lots of pets and farm animals lie down on bedding. What is the bedding made from?
[ ] Wool
[ ] Rubber
[x] Straw
[ ] Paper
Do you have a pet that sleeps on straw?
5. What is the woman doing?
[ ] Walking the dog
[x] Brushing the dog
[ ] Washing the dog
[ ] Feeding the dog
Lots of pets like to have their hair or fur brushed or combed
6. Pets are like people. They like to be ____ and _____.
[x] Warm and comfortable
[ ] Cold and uncomfortable
[ ] Wet and cold
[ ] Hungry and cold
Do you like being warm and comfortable?
7. Pets do not like to be _____.
[ ] Comfortable
[ ] Looked after
[x] Frightened
[ ] Cared for
What do cats do when they are frightened?
8. A lot of pets like being _____.
[ ] Frightened
[ ] Uncomfortable
[ ] Hungry
[x] Stroked
Be careful! Not all pets like being stroked
9. Alice’s dog is not well. Where do Alice and her Dad take the dog?
[ ] To the hospital
[ ] To the dentist
[ ] To the doctor
[x] To the vet
Vets are animal doctors
10. Tom is at school. It is a science lesson. Tom goes outside and collects minibeasts from under a log. He looks at them with a magnifying glass. What must Tom do when he has finished looking at them?
[ ] Put the minibeasts in the bin
[x] Put the minibeasts back under the log
[ ] Take the minibeasts home
[ ] Wash the minibeasts down the sink
You must always be kind to pets, and you must always be kind to minibeasts