Materials - Solids, Liquids And Gases
Rock is a solid, water is a liquid and air is a gas.

Materials - Solids, Liquids And Gases

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 solids, liquids and gases.

You have learned a lot about different materials. But materials are not just solid things. Liquids like water are also materials. Gases like air are also materials. You can divide up materials into solids, liquids and gases. But water can change from one to the other. Water freezes to make ice. Water boils to make steam. Let’s find out a little bit more about solids, liquids and gases.

1.
Hannah is stirring a drink with a spoon. The spoon is a _____.
Solid
Liquid
Gas
Fluid
What do you like to drink?
2.
When water gets very cold, it freezes. It turns into ice. Which one of these is a solid?
Water
Raindrops
Ice
Lemonade
Water freezes at 0oC (centigrade)
3.
When snow melts it turns into ____.
Ice
Water
Air
Cotton wool
Melting is when solids turn into liquids
4.
Emily is watering the plants in the garden. What is Emily pouring onto the plants?
A gas
A liquid
A solid
Lemonade
Emily is using a watering-can
5.
Some solids are not very hard. Butter is a soft material. Adam takes the butter out of the fridge and puts it into a warm room. What happens to the butter? The butter in the warm room is ______.
Frozen
Ice
Softer
Harder
Do you use butter or do you use a spread?
6.
Which one of these is a solid?
The air
The wood of the boat
The water
None of these
Have you ever been in a rowing boat?
7.
The picture shows two hot-air balloons. Which one of these is a gas?
The air inside the balloons
The metal of the cars
The wood of the trees
The fabric of the balloons
Hot air rises. That’s how hot-air balloons float up into the sky
8.
When water boils it turns into steam. Which one of these is a gas?
The steam
The water
The plastic of the kettle
The metal in the wires
Be careful. Boiling water is very dangerous. Always leave kettles and pans to adults
9.
Grace's mum is blowing up a balloon. The balloon is:
A solid inside a liquid
A gas inside a solid
A liquid inside a gas
A gas inside a liquid
Why is it so hard to blow up a balloon?
10.
Mira is pouring a fizzy drink out of a can. Which one of these is a liquid?
The metal can
The drink
The bubbles
The air
The bubbles are bubbles of air
Author:  David Bland

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