KS1 Science Quiz - Seasons And Weather - Autumn, Winter, Spring And Summer (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 basic facts about the seasons and the weather.

This quiz tells you some basic facts about the seasons of the year and the weather. In this country the weather can change very quickly. One minute it is fine and sunny, the next minute it is wet and windy. The four seasons, winter, spring, summer and autumn, look and feel different. Which basic facts do you know already about the seasons and the weather?

1. Which season is this?
[ ] Winter
[ ] Spring
[ ] Summer
[ ] Autumn
2. Daffodils flower in the spring. Which are the main months of spring?
[ ] December, January and February
[ ] March, April and May
[ ] June, July and August
[ ] September, October and November
3. Which one of these is a summer month?
[ ] February
[ ] April
[ ] July
[ ] October
4. Leaves fall off the trees in autumn. Which are the autumn months?
[ ] December, January and February
[ ] March, April and May
[ ] June, July and August
[ ] September, October and November
5. What are raindrops made of?
[ ] Air
[ ] Glass
[ ] Water
[ ] Puddles
6. What is moving to cause the wind?
[ ] The Sun
[ ] The seas
[ ] The Moon
[ ] The air
7. The sun has gone in. What is blocking the sunlight?
[ ] The air
[ ] The sky
[ ] The clouds
[ ] The Moon
8. What is the temperature in this picture?
[ ] High
[ ] Low
[ ] Freezing
[ ] Melting
9. This is a stormy sea. The waves are very high. The tide and the ____ cause the waves.
[ ] Cliffs
[ ] Sand
[ ] Rocks
[ ] Wind
10. The sea goes up and down the beach. This is called the ____.
[ ] Wind
[ ] Weather
[ ] Season
[ ] Tide
KS1 Science Quiz - Seasons And Weather - Autumn, Winter, Spring And Summer (Answers)
1. Which season is this?
[x] Winter
[ ] Spring
[ ] Summer
[ ] Autumn
It doesn’t always snow in winter, but it is cold
2. Daffodils flower in the spring. Which are the main months of spring?
[ ] December, January and February
[x] March, April and May
[ ] June, July and August
[ ] September, October and November
What other flowers bloom in the spring?
3. Which one of these is a summer month?
[ ] February
[ ] April
[x] July
[ ] October
What do you do during the summer holidays?
4. Leaves fall off the trees in autumn. Which are the autumn months?
[ ] December, January and February
[ ] March, April and May
[ ] June, July and August
[x] September, October and November
What are the colours of autumn?
5. What are raindrops made of?
[ ] Air
[ ] Glass
[x] Water
[ ] Puddles
What do you wear when it is raining?
6. What is moving to cause the wind?
[ ] The Sun
[ ] The seas
[ ] The Moon
[x] The air
The wind is the air rushing about
7. The sun has gone in. What is blocking the sunlight?
[ ] The air
[ ] The sky
[x] The clouds
[ ] The Moon
You cannot always see the sun. Sometimes it is hidden behind the clouds
8. What is the temperature in this picture?
[x] High
[ ] Low
[ ] Freezing
[ ] Melting
In this country 30oC is a very hot summer’s day
9. This is a stormy sea. The waves are very high. The tide and the ____ cause the waves.
[ ] Cliffs
[ ] Sand
[ ] Rocks
[x] Wind
Big waves can be very dangerous
10. The sea goes up and down the beach. This is called the ____.
[ ] Wind
[ ] Weather
[ ] Season
[x] Tide
There are two tides every day