KS1 Science Quiz - Animals - What Do They Need To Live And Grow? (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 what they need to live and grow.

In science at school you have looked at lots of different animals. There are lots of different types of animals. But all animals grow. They breathe air and move about. They eat food. What do animals need to live besides food and air? What do you need to grow? Let’s find out a bit more about what all animals need to live and grow.

1. What do all animals need to live?
[ ] Lemonade
[ ] Cola
[ ] Water
[ ] Orange juice
2. What do all land animals need to live?
[ ] Wind
[ ] Air
[ ] Fog
[ ] Mist
3. What do all animals need to live?
[ ] Sausages
[ ] Chips
[ ] Bread
[ ] Food
4. If animals get too cold, they die. This is the arctic fox. It lives in very cold places. What does it have to keep warm?
[ ] Clothes
[ ] Shell
[ ] Fur
[ ] Wool
5. Animals need somewhere to live. This bird is a woodpecker. The woodpecker needs somewhere to nest. It needs somewhere to find its food. What do woodpeckers need to live?
[ ] Grass
[ ] Sea
[ ] Mountains
[ ] Trees
6. Dirty water can make you ill. What do animals need to stay healthy?
[ ] Lemonade
[ ] Clean water
[ ] Sweets
[ ] Cakes
7. Some cities have a lot of pollution in the air. The air is not clear. It is called a smog. People wear face masks. What do people need to stay healthy?
[ ] Smog
[ ] Clean air
[ ] Pollution
[ ] Dirty air
8. A famine is when there is not enough food for people to eat. What do people need to live?
[ ] Too much food
[ ] Enough food
[ ] Not enough food
[ ] No food
9. A drought is when there is no rain. There is very little water. What do people need to live?
[ ] Too much water
[ ] Enough water
[ ] Too little water
[ ] No water
10. Jacob only eats jam sandwiches. What else does Jacob need to grow fit and strong?
[ ] Bread
[ ] Cakes
[ ] Biscuits
[ ] Fruit and vegetables
KS1 Science Quiz - Animals - What Do They Need To Live And Grow? (Answers)
1. What do all animals need to live?
[ ] Lemonade
[ ] Cola
[x] Water
[ ] Orange juice
Lemonade, cola and orange juice all have a lot of water. Cats drink milk, but milk also has a lot of water
2. What do all land animals need to live?
[ ] Wind
[x] Air
[ ] Fog
[ ] Mist
Animals breathe in oxygen from the air. Fish get oxygen from the water through their gills
3. What do all animals need to live?
[ ] Sausages
[ ] Chips
[ ] Bread
[x] Food
Vegetables help keep you healthy. Do you like green vegetables?
4. If animals get too cold, they die. This is the arctic fox. It lives in very cold places. What does it have to keep warm?
[ ] Clothes
[ ] Shell
[x] Fur
[ ] Wool
How do you keep warm in winter?
5. Animals need somewhere to live. This bird is a woodpecker. The woodpecker needs somewhere to nest. It needs somewhere to find its food. What do woodpeckers need to live?
[ ] Grass
[ ] Sea
[ ] Mountains
[x] Trees
How do woodpeckers make holes in trees?
6. Dirty water can make you ill. What do animals need to stay healthy?
[ ] Lemonade
[x] Clean water
[ ] Sweets
[ ] Cakes
Do you have a pet? Do you give your pet clean water?
7. Some cities have a lot of pollution in the air. The air is not clear. It is called a smog. People wear face masks. What do people need to stay healthy?
[ ] Smog
[x] Clean air
[ ] Pollution
[ ] Dirty air
All animals need clean air
8. A famine is when there is not enough food for people to eat. What do people need to live?
[ ] Too much food
[x] Enough food
[ ] Not enough food
[ ] No food
All animals need enough food
9. A drought is when there is no rain. There is very little water. What do people need to live?
[ ] Too much water
[x] Enough water
[ ] Too little water
[ ] No water
All animals need water. The camel lives in the desert. But even the camel needs some water
10. Jacob only eats jam sandwiches. What else does Jacob need to grow fit and strong?
[ ] Bread
[ ] Cakes
[ ] Biscuits
[x] Fruit and vegetables
Jacob needs different foods to grow fit and strong