Geography: Elementary School: 1st and 2nd Grade Quiz - My Home - Types Of Houses (Questions)

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Where do you live? Is it in a house, a flat or a bungalow? Everyone needs somewhere to live. Our home is where we sleep, eat and are looked after. There are lots of different types of houses and places to live. This quiz is about some of the different types of homes found in our country.

Let's look at some of the places people call home.

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1. Which one of these do people live in?
[ ] Shop
[ ] House
[ ] Factory
[ ] Sports Hall
2. Maria lives in a large, tall building. Her home is on just one floor. What is it called?
[ ] A flat
[ ] A bungalow
[ ] A house
[ ] A palace
3. Gareth lives in a low building. All the main rooms are on just one floor. What is it called?
[ ] A bungalow
[ ] A penthouse
[ ] A house
[ ] A barn
4. Some houses have special names. Callum lives on a farm. His home is called a:
[ ] Flat
[ ] Barn
[ ] Farmhouse
[ ] Greenhouse
5. Some houses in villages and in the countryside have special names. Lucy lives in a small house in a village. It is called a:
[ ] Mansion
[ ] Maisonette
[ ] Cottage
[ ] Caravan
6. Some people live in a home on wheels. What is it called?
[ ] Farmhouse
[ ] Flat
[ ] Bungalow
[ ] Caravan
7. Sam’s house stands on its own. Sam lives in a ________ house.
[ ] Row
[ ] Detached
[ ] Town
[ ] Semi-detached
8. Tom’s house is one of a pair. The two houses are built together. Tom lives in a ___________ house.
[ ] Semi-detached
[ ] Row
[ ] Detached
[ ] Long
9. Ella lives in a row of houses on a street. Ella lives in a ________ house.
[ ] Detached
[ ] Semi-detached
[ ] Row
[ ] Long
10. Ella lives in a row house. It has a garden at the front. Ella’s row house does not have a garden at the back. Instead Ella’s house has a ____ outside the back-door.
[ ] Bedroom
[ ] Flat
[ ] Front-room
[ ] Yard
Geography: Elementary School: 1st and 2nd Grade Quiz - My Home - Types Of Houses (Answers)
1. Which one of these do people live in?
[ ] Shop
[x] House
[ ] Factory
[ ] Sports Hall
Houses can be lots of different sizes
2. Maria lives in a large, tall building. Her home is on just one floor. What is it called?
[x] A flat
[ ] A bungalow
[ ] A house
[ ] A palace
Flats are sometimes called apartments or maisonettes
3. Gareth lives in a low building. All the main rooms are on just one floor. What is it called?
[x] A bungalow
[ ] A penthouse
[ ] A house
[ ] A barn
Some bungalows do have an upstairs, with dormer windows in the roof
4. Some houses have special names. Callum lives on a farm. His home is called a:
[ ] Flat
[ ] Barn
[x] Farmhouse
[ ] Greenhouse
Does your home have a name or a number? What is it?
5. Some houses in villages and in the countryside have special names. Lucy lives in a small house in a village. It is called a:
[ ] Mansion
[ ] Maisonette
[x] Cottage
[ ] Caravan
Some cottages have a thatched roof made of straw
6. Some people live in a home on wheels. What is it called?
[ ] Farmhouse
[ ] Flat
[ ] Bungalow
[x] Caravan
Some homes look like caravans but they don’t have any wheels. They are called chalets
7. Sam’s house stands on its own. Sam lives in a ________ house.
[ ] Row
[x] Detached
[ ] Town
[ ] Semi-detached
Most detached houses have gardens around them
8. Tom’s house is one of a pair. The two houses are built together. Tom lives in a ___________ house.
[x] Semi-detached
[ ] Row
[ ] Detached
[ ] Long
Some bungalows stand on their own. They are detached. Some bungalows are built in pairs. They are semi-detached
9. Ella lives in a row of houses on a street. Ella lives in a ________ house.
[ ] Detached
[ ] Semi-detached
[x] Row
[ ] Long
Some row houses have a garden at the front
10. Ella lives in a row house. It has a garden at the front. Ella’s row house does not have a garden at the back. Instead Ella’s house has a ____ outside the back-door.
[ ] Bedroom
[ ] Flat
[ ] Front-room
[x] Yard
Describe your home. What does it look like?