KS1 Science Quiz - Living Things - Habitats of Well-Known Animals (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 the habitat of well-known animals.

Where animals live is called their habitat. Some animals live all over the world. But other animals live in one country or continent. Some animals are well known. You can see them on the internet. You can see pictures of them in books. You might even have seen them in a zoo. But it is good to know where animals live in the wild and their habitats. This quiz is about where some well-known animals live.

1. Where do lions live?
[ ] America
[ ] Australia
[ ] Africa
[ ] India
2. Where do giraffes live?
[ ] America
[ ] Australia
[ ] Africa
[ ] India
3. Where does this tiger live?
[ ] India
[ ] Africa
[ ] America
[ ] Australia
4. Elephants live in Africa. Where else do elephants live?
[ ] India
[ ] America
[ ] China
[ ] Japan
5. Where do penguins live?
[ ] Near the North Pole
[ ] Near the South Pole
[ ] Russia
[ ] America
6. This is a Polar Bear. Where do Polar Bears come from?
[ ] North Pole
[ ] South Pole
[ ] Africa
[ ] South America
7. Where do kangaroos come from?
[ ] China
[ ] India
[ ] Europe
[ ] Australia
8. Where is home to these bison?
[ ] North America
[ ] South America
[ ] Africa
[ ] India
9. In which country does this reindeer live?
[ ] Spain
[ ] France
[ ] Italy
[ ] Sweden
10. Where do pandas come from?
[ ] Russia
[ ] Brazil
[ ] Egypt
[ ] China
KS1 Science Quiz - Living Things - Habitats of Well-Known Animals (Answers)
1. Where do lions live?
[ ] America
[ ] Australia
[x] Africa
[ ] India
Lions come from Africa
2. Where do giraffes live?
[ ] America
[ ] Australia
[x] Africa
[ ] India
Giraffes come from Africa
3. Where does this tiger live?
[x] India
[ ] Africa
[ ] America
[ ] Australia
Most tigers live in India
4. Elephants live in Africa. Where else do elephants live?
[x] India
[ ] America
[ ] China
[ ] Japan
Indian elephants are generally a little smaller than African elephants
5. Where do penguins live?
[ ] Near the North Pole
[x] Near the South Pole
[ ] Russia
[ ] America
Did you say the North Pole? No, it’s the South Pole. The North Pole is called the Arctic. The South Pole is called the Antarctic. Penguins come from the Antarctic
6. This is a Polar Bear. Where do Polar Bears come from?
[x] North Pole
[ ] South Pole
[ ] Africa
[ ] South America
Sounds like Polar Bears live near one of the poles. But which one - north or south? It’s the North Pole. So, Polar Bears live in the Arctic
7. Where do kangaroos come from?
[ ] China
[ ] India
[ ] Europe
[x] Australia
Kangaroos carry their babies in a pouch. What else can you find out about kangaroos?
8. Where is home to these bison?
[x] North America
[ ] South America
[ ] Africa
[ ] India
Another name for a bison is a buffalo
9. In which country does this reindeer live?
[ ] Spain
[ ] France
[ ] Italy
[x] Sweden
Reindeer live in northern Europe and Siberia. They also live in North America. There they are called caribou
10. Where do pandas come from?
[ ] Russia
[ ] Brazil
[ ] Egypt
[x] China
Did you know? - Pandas are a type of bear