KS1 Science Quiz - Living Things - Food Sources (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 living things and food sources.

What do living things eat? Plants make their own food. Where does our food come from? Where our food comes from is called its source. What about other animals? What is the source of their food? All animals eat other living things. Most eat plants but some animals eat other animals for their food. But where did the food come from originally? How energy passes from a plant to an animal and then to a predator is called a food chain. This quiz is all about food chains and what animals eat.

1. What do rabbits eat?
[ ] Grass
[ ] Spiders
[ ] Snails
[ ] Frogs
2. What do foxes eat?
[ ] Rabbits
[ ] Grass
[ ] Spiders
[ ] Snails
3. Maize is a plant. It produces corn. What do we make from corn?
[ ] Potato crisps
[ ] Cornflakes
[ ] Chips
[ ] Bacon
4. This is a field of oats. What do we make from oats?
[ ] Potato crisps
[ ] Porridge
[ ] Cornflakes
[ ] Chips
5. This is a picture of a field of wheat. The farmer is harvesting the wheat. What do we make from wheat?
[ ] Potato crisps
[ ] Chips
[ ] Sweets
[ ] Flour
6. What do we use flour to make?
[ ] Potato crisps
[ ] Chips
[ ] Bread
[ ] Sweets
7. Where does beef come from?
[ ] Chickens
[ ] Pigs
[ ] Sheep
[ ] Cows
8. A lot of people like to eat beef. Here is how beef is made and gets to us. There is a word missing. What is the missing word?

Sun → Grass →    ?    → Beef → Us
[ ] Trees
[ ] Lions
[ ] Fish
[ ] Cows
9. A lot of people like to eat eggs. Here is how eggs are made and get to us. There is a word missing. What is the missing word?

Sun → Corn →    ?    → Eggs → Us
[ ] Cows
[ ] Chickens
[ ] Fish
[ ] Sheep
10. Where does milk come from? There is a word missing. What is the missing word?

Sun →    ?    → Cows → Milk → Us
[ ] Chickens
[ ] Trees
[ ] Sheep
[ ] Grass
KS1 Science Quiz - Living Things - Food Sources (Answers)
1. What do rabbits eat?
[x] Grass
[ ] Spiders
[ ] Snails
[ ] Frogs
Rabbits eat grass and other plants
2. What do foxes eat?
[x] Rabbits
[ ] Grass
[ ] Spiders
[ ] Snails
Foxes are meat eaters. They eat rabbits. The rabbits have eaten the grass
3. Maize is a plant. It produces corn. What do we make from corn?
[ ] Potato crisps
[x] Cornflakes
[ ] Chips
[ ] Bacon
To make cornflakes, corn is rolled flat and baked. Do you like cornflakes?
4. This is a field of oats. What do we make from oats?
[ ] Potato crisps
[x] Porridge
[ ] Cornflakes
[ ] Chips
Porridge is good for you. Do you like porridge?
5. This is a picture of a field of wheat. The farmer is harvesting the wheat. What do we make from wheat?
[ ] Potato crisps
[ ] Chips
[ ] Sweets
[x] Flour
The wheat is crushed to make flour
6. What do we use flour to make?
[ ] Potato crisps
[ ] Chips
[x] Bread
[ ] Sweets
Bread is made from flour. Then it is baked. Have you made bread?
7. Where does beef come from?
[ ] Chickens
[ ] Pigs
[ ] Sheep
[x] Cows
Pork comes from pigs, lamb comes from sheep and beef comes from cows
8. A lot of people like to eat beef. Here is how beef is made and gets to us. There is a word missing. What is the missing word?

Sun → Grass →    ?    → Beef → Us
[ ] Trees
[ ] Lions
[ ] Fish
[x] Cows
This is called a food chain
9. A lot of people like to eat eggs. Here is how eggs are made and get to us. There is a word missing. What is the missing word?

Sun → Corn →    ?    → Eggs → Us
[ ] Cows
[x] Chickens
[ ] Fish
[ ] Sheep
Chickens lay eggs. They eat corn
10. Where does milk come from? There is a word missing. What is the missing word?

Sun →    ?    → Cows → Milk → Us
[ ] Chickens
[ ] Trees
[ ] Sheep
[x] Grass
Milk comes from cows. The cows eat grass. The grass needs the sun to grow