KS1 Science Quiz - Materials - All About Objects (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 materials and objects.

What are things made from? They can be solid, like a brick, or they can be made of liquids or even gases. Some things, like rock and wood, are natural. But other things have been made. The chair you are sitting on may be made of wood, but it has been made in a factory. Many things are made from lots of different materials. Let’s start to find out about materials.

1. A lot of these are made from wood. But some are made from plastic. What are they?
[ ] Cars
[ ] Doors
[ ] Toys
[ ] Floors
2. This has a frame, but you can see through it. What is it?
[ ] Picture
[ ] Photograph
[ ] Window
[ ] Wall
3. You cannot see through this. It holds up the rest of the house. What is it?
[ ] Window
[ ] Door
[ ] Ceiling
[ ] Wall
4. This is long and thin and straight. It joins pieces of wood together. What is it?
[ ] Hammer
[ ] Screwdriver
[ ] Nail
[ ] Saw
5. This bottle is made from a solid. Inside the bottle is a liquid. Which one of these is also a liquid inside a solid?
[ ] Can of cola
[ ] Empty bucket
[ ] Football
[ ] Brick
6. Which one of these is a gas inside a solid?
[ ] Ice lolly
[ ] Bottle of water
[ ] Balloon
[ ] Book
7. Some big things are made up of lots of smaller things. What is this garden wall made up of?
[ ] Planks of wood
[ ] Bricks
[ ] Tiles
[ ] Nails
8. We cover ourselves in materials. What do we call these materials?
[ ] Sheets
[ ] Clothes
[ ] Solids
[ ] Carpets
9. We also cover our feet. Which material is used to make this little girl’s shoe?
[ ] Gold
[ ] Water
[ ] Paper
[ ] Leather
10. This part of a house is made from tiles or slate. It keeps the rain out. What is it?
[ ] Floor
[ ] Wall
[ ] Roof
[ ] Ceiling
KS1 Science Quiz - Materials - All About Objects (Answers)
1. A lot of these are made from wood. But some are made from plastic. What are they?
[ ] Cars
[x] Doors
[ ] Toys
[ ] Floors
What is your front door at home made from?
2. This has a frame, but you can see through it. What is it?
[ ] Picture
[ ] Photograph
[x] Window
[ ] Wall
How many windows are there in your house or flat?
3. You cannot see through this. It holds up the rest of the house. What is it?
[ ] Window
[ ] Door
[ ] Ceiling
[x] Wall
What does your home look like?
4. This is long and thin and straight. It joins pieces of wood together. What is it?
[ ] Hammer
[ ] Screwdriver
[x] Nail
[ ] Saw
What is a saw used for?
5. This bottle is made from a solid. Inside the bottle is a liquid. Which one of these is also a liquid inside a solid?
[x] Can of cola
[ ] Empty bucket
[ ] Football
[ ] Brick
A football is a gas inside a solid
6. Which one of these is a gas inside a solid?
[ ] Ice lolly
[ ] Bottle of water
[x] Balloon
[ ] Book
The solid part of the balloon is thin and stretchy
7. Some big things are made up of lots of smaller things. What is this garden wall made up of?
[ ] Planks of wood
[x] Bricks
[ ] Tiles
[ ] Nails
Do you have any toys that use building bricks?
8. We cover ourselves in materials. What do we call these materials?
[ ] Sheets
[x] Clothes
[ ] Solids
[ ] Carpets
When you were young, did you like dressing up?
9. We also cover our feet. Which material is used to make this little girl’s shoe?
[ ] Gold
[ ] Water
[ ] Paper
[x] Leather
What size of shoe do you wear now?
10. This part of a house is made from tiles or slate. It keeps the rain out. What is it?
[ ] Floor
[ ] Wall
[x] Roof
[ ] Ceiling
The houses in this picture don’t have chimneys. Do you live in a house? Does it have a chimney?