KS1 Science Quiz - Seasons And Weather - The Changing Seasons (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 how the weather changes with the seasons.

It can rain at any time of year. But it only snows in the winter. At school or at home you may have kept a weather diary. In it you write down the weather every day. You can see how the weather changes from month to month in different seasons. In this quiz we are going to look at the weather and the changing seasons.

1. In which month is it most likely to snow?
[ ] August
[ ] October
[ ] January
[ ] May
2. Mark has kept a weather diary. His teacher asks him about the hottest months of the year.

Mark says the three hottest months were May, June and August.

Which summer month was the coolest?
[ ] June
[ ] July
[ ] August
[ ] December
3. Mark’s teacher asks him about the number of windy days.

Mark says there were more windy days in October than any other month.

What season is this?
[ ] Winter
[ ] Spring
[ ] Summer
[ ] Autumn
4. Mark’s teacher asks him about the number of wet days each month.

Mark says February had the most wet days and June the least.

Which was the wettest month?
[ ] February
[ ] May
[ ] June
[ ] November
5. Mark recorded one thunderstorm in August. What do you see in a thunderstorm?
[ ] Sunlight
[ ] Snow
[ ] Mist
[ ] Lightning
6. Mark recorded the number of foggy days. There were more foggy days in November than any other month. A fog is:
[ ] Easy to see through
[ ] Hard to see through
[ ] Solid
[ ] Transparent
7. It was a warm, sunny day. Tommy’s family went for a picnic. What month do you think it was?
[ ] January
[ ] June
[ ] October
[ ] December
8. Amy’s family decided to go for a walk. It was not very cold, but it was not hot. There were no leaves on the trees. What month was it?
[ ] May
[ ] July
[ ] August
[ ] December
9. Max didn’t want to go to school. It was very cold. There was snow on the ground. There were icicles hanging above the windows. What month was it?
[ ] February
[ ] May
[ ] July
[ ] September
10. Sameera and Aysha are in London. It is very sunny. It is the hottest day of the year. What month is it?
[ ] March
[ ] July
[ ] October
[ ] December
KS1 Science Quiz - Seasons And Weather - The Changing Seasons (Answers)
1. In which month is it most likely to snow?
[ ] August
[ ] October
[x] January
[ ] May
Has it snowed this year?
2. Mark has kept a weather diary. His teacher asks him about the hottest months of the year.

Mark says the three hottest months were May, June and August.

Which summer month was the coolest?
[ ] June
[x] July
[ ] August
[ ] December
It isn’t always hot in summer, but it is warmer than the winter
3. Mark’s teacher asks him about the number of windy days.

Mark says there were more windy days in October than any other month.

What season is this?
[ ] Winter
[ ] Spring
[ ] Summer
[x] Autumn
What colour are lots of leaves in autumn?
4. Mark’s teacher asks him about the number of wet days each month.

Mark says February had the most wet days and June the least.

Which was the wettest month?
[x] February
[ ] May
[ ] June
[ ] November
What do you do on a wet day?
5. Mark recorded one thunderstorm in August. What do you see in a thunderstorm?
[ ] Sunlight
[ ] Snow
[ ] Mist
[x] Lightning
Lightning is very dangerous
6. Mark recorded the number of foggy days. There were more foggy days in November than any other month. A fog is:
[ ] Easy to see through
[x] Hard to see through
[ ] Solid
[ ] Transparent
Cars have to drive slowly in fog
7. It was a warm, sunny day. Tommy’s family went for a picnic. What month do you think it was?
[ ] January
[x] June
[ ] October
[ ] December
Do you like going for a picnic? What do you eat on a picnic?
8. Amy’s family decided to go for a walk. It was not very cold, but it was not hot. There were no leaves on the trees. What month was it?
[ ] May
[ ] July
[ ] August
[x] December
It is not always very cold in winter
9. Max didn’t want to go to school. It was very cold. There was snow on the ground. There were icicles hanging above the windows. What month was it?
[x] February
[ ] May
[ ] July
[ ] September
Have you ever seen icicles?
10. Sameera and Aysha are in London. It is very sunny. It is the hottest day of the year. What month is it?
[ ] March
[x] July
[ ] October
[ ] December
What is the hottest day you can remember?