KS2 PSHE Quiz - Communication (Questions)

This KS2 PSHE quiz will help you identify the different ways we can communicate with each other in various settings and help you understand the importance of effective communication.

Communication is about getting messages from one person to another. Every day we communicate with different people in different ways. With some people you may communicate by talking which is called verbal communication, with others you may communicate through gestures such as nodding your head, which is called non-verbal communication. We also communicate through reading and writing, maybe you text or email your friends in this way or perhaps you use sign language or braille. There are lots of ways we can communicate with each other and it is an important part of learning and development, it helps us understand the world around us and lets us share our thoughts and feelings with others. When we communicate it is important that we are polite and that we listen to others as well as making sure we are heard.

1. What is the most common way to communicate with people?
[ ] Speaking to them
[ ] Writing letters to them
[ ] Staring at them
[ ] Showing them pictures
2. If you want to communicate with someone who is in a different country what would you NOT do?
[ ] Ring them
[ ] Email them
[ ] Write them a letter
[ ] Talk loudly
3. How do babies communicate?
[ ] By sleeping
[ ] By talking
[ ] By crying
[ ] By texting
4. How do people who are deaf most commonly communicate?
[ ] By talking
[ ] By sign language
[ ] By braille
[ ] They don't communicate
5. Besides speaking and listening what other method of communication is used by people who are blind?
[ ] Sign language
[ ] Braille
[ ] Body language
[ ] Pictures
6. If you want to communicate with your teacher what should you do?
[ ] Shout out
[ ] Write them a letter
[ ] Raise your hand
[ ] Tell someone else
7. If you want to communicate with your friends at break time what should you do?
[ ] Wait for them to stop talking
[ ] Talk at the same time as them
[ ] Raise your hand
[ ] Send them an email
8. Which form of communication needs the internet?
[ ] A letter
[ ] Talking
[ ] A phone call
[ ] An email
9. What is body language?
[ ] A language used in a different country
[ ] The way we move our bodies when communicating
[ ] A language used by people who can't talk
[ ] Words used to describe the body
10. Why is it important to look at people when they are talking to you?
[ ] It shows you are listening to them
[ ] You can see if they are pretty
[ ] It stops them talking to someone else
[ ] You can smile at them

 

KS2 PSHE Quiz - Communication (Answers)
1. What is the most common way to communicate with people?
[x] Speaking to them
[ ] Writing letters to them
[ ] Staring at them
[ ] Showing them pictures
The most common method of communication is speaking and listening
2. If you want to communicate with someone who is in a different country what would you NOT do?
[ ] Ring them
[ ] Email them
[ ] Write them a letter
[x] Talk loudly
You can communicate with people in different countries by email, letters, phone calls and text messages
3. How do babies communicate?
[ ] By sleeping
[ ] By talking
[x] By crying
[ ] By texting
We learn to communicate as soon as we are born. Babies cry to communicate their wants and needs
4. How do people who are deaf most commonly communicate?
[ ] By talking
[x] By sign language
[ ] By braille
[ ] They don't communicate
Sign language is commonly used by people who are deaf or hard of hearing
5. Besides speaking and listening what other method of communication is used by people who are blind?
[ ] Sign language
[x] Braille
[ ] Body language
[ ] Pictures
Braille is a form of written communication using raised dots that blind people ca understand using their hands to touch.
6. If you want to communicate with your teacher what should you do?
[ ] Shout out
[ ] Write them a letter
[x] Raise your hand
[ ] Tell someone else
If you raise your hand your teacher will know that you want to talk to them.
7. If you want to communicate with your friends at break time what should you do?
[x] Wait for them to stop talking
[ ] Talk at the same time as them
[ ] Raise your hand
[ ] Send them an email
When you communicate with friends it is polite to wait for them to stop talking before you start
8. Which form of communication needs the internet?
[ ] A letter
[ ] Talking
[ ] A phone call
[x] An email
In order to send someone an email you need to have access to the internet
9. What is body language?
[ ] A language used in a different country
[x] The way we move our bodies when communicating
[ ] A language used by people who can't talk
[ ] Words used to describe the body
Body language is the position of the body when communicating with people. It can show our emotions and attitudes without using words
10. Why is it important to look at people when they are talking to you?
[x] It shows you are listening to them
[ ] You can see if they are pretty
[ ] It stops them talking to someone else
[ ] You can smile at them
It is polite to look at people when they are talking to you as it shows them that you are listening to them and not distracted by something or someone else