Geography: Elementary School: 1st and 2nd Grade Quiz - Jobs People Do (Questions)

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There are lots of different types of jobs and each has its own set of duties. This quiz is about just some of them. Not everyone has a job. Not everyone leaves their home to go to work. Some people work at home and look after the family. People need jobs to earn money. Can you say what all these people do?

Do you know the duties of all these different jobs? Let's find out!

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1. Alison teaches children in a school. Alison is a:
[ ] Doctor
[ ] Lawyer
[ ] Engineer
[ ] Teacher
2. Andrew operates on people who are ill. Andrew is a:
[ ] Doctor
[ ] Farmer
[ ] Vet
[ ] Lawyer
3. Sam’s Dad helps to build cars in a factory. Sam’s Dad is:
[ ] A shop-assistant
[ ] An office worker
[ ] An engineer
[ ] A police officer
4. Anton sits at the front of a train. He makes sure it stops at every station. Anton is a:
[ ] Bus driver
[ ] Fire-fighter
[ ] Soldier
[ ] Train driver
5. Sally plants flowers in the park and mows the grass. Sally is a:
[ ] Farmer
[ ] Baker
[ ] Police officer
[ ] Gardener
6. Carl helps to catch criminals. What is Carl’s job?
[ ] Lawyer
[ ] Plumber
[ ] Police officer
[ ] Doctor
7. Andrea uses a mop, a bucket and a cloth. Andrea is a:
[ ] Cleaner
[ ] Office worker
[ ] Shop assistant
[ ] Cook
8. Katie works in a restaurant. Katie works in the kitchen. She helps make people meals. Katie is a:
[ ] Waitress
[ ] Shop assistant
[ ] Gardener
[ ] Cook
9. Richard works in a primary school. He is in charge of the school. Richard is a:
[ ] Mechanic
[ ] Engineer
[ ] Head-teacher
[ ] Librarian
10. Paul works very early in the morning. He makes dough and takes bread out of big ovens. What is Paul’s job?
[ ] Butcher
[ ] Hairdresser
[ ] Baker
[ ] Speech therapist
Geography: Elementary School: 1st and 2nd Grade Quiz - Jobs People Do (Answers)
1. Alison teaches children in a school. Alison is a:
[ ] Doctor
[ ] Lawyer
[ ] Engineer
[x] Teacher
How many teachers are there at your local school?
2. Andrew operates on people who are ill. Andrew is a:
[x] Doctor
[ ] Farmer
[ ] Vet
[ ] Lawyer
Doctors who operate on people are called surgeons
3. Sam’s Dad helps to build cars in a factory. Sam’s Dad is:
[ ] A shop-assistant
[ ] An office worker
[x] An engineer
[ ] A police officer
What would you like to be when you grow up?
4. Anton sits at the front of a train. He makes sure it stops at every station. Anton is a:
[ ] Bus driver
[ ] Fire-fighter
[ ] Soldier
[x] Train driver
What do trains run on?
5. Sally plants flowers in the park and mows the grass. Sally is a:
[ ] Farmer
[ ] Baker
[ ] Police officer
[x] Gardener
What do farmers do?
6. Carl helps to catch criminals. What is Carl’s job?
[ ] Lawyer
[ ] Plumber
[x] Police officer
[ ] Doctor
Where is your nearest police station?
7. Andrea uses a mop, a bucket and a cloth. Andrea is a:
[x] Cleaner
[ ] Office worker
[ ] Shop assistant
[ ] Cook
Andrea gets up very early in the morning to clean an office block
8. Katie works in a restaurant. Katie works in the kitchen. She helps make people meals. Katie is a:
[ ] Waitress
[ ] Shop assistant
[ ] Gardener
[x] Cook
The head cook is called the chef
9. Richard works in a primary school. He is in charge of the school. Richard is a:
[ ] Mechanic
[ ] Engineer
[x] Head-teacher
[ ] Librarian
Who is your head-teacher?
10. Paul works very early in the morning. He makes dough and takes bread out of big ovens. What is Paul’s job?
[ ] Butcher
[ ] Hairdresser
[x] Baker
[ ] Speech therapist
Paul makes sure that the bread in the shops is fresh every morning