Health: Elementary School: 1st and 2nd Grade Quiz - Staying Healthy - Keeping Fit (Questions)

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Staying healthy can be lots of fun. Do you play lots of games and sports? Do you go for walks with your family? Or do you spend all your time in front of the telly? Or playing on the computer? It is important that we all get plenty of exercise if we want to stay healthy. That’s why we have Games and PE at school. Let’s find out a bit more about getting exercise, having fun and, more importantly, keeping fit.

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1. Which one of these is the best way to keep fit?
[ ] Watching telly
[ ] Playing on a computer
[ ] Going for a walk
[ ] Reading a book
2. What sort of exercise is this?
[ ] Running
[ ] Walking
[ ] Gymnastics
[ ] Volleyball
3. Where can you go outside of school to have fun and keep fit?
[ ] Shops
[ ] Restaurants
[ ] Cinemas
[ ] Playgrounds
4. What are the children using in their PE lesson?
[ ] Rackets
[ ] Bats
[ ] Hula hoops
[ ] Skipping ropes
5. What has the teacher asked the children to do?
[ ] Run on the spot
[ ] Do pushups
[ ] Stretch and bend
[ ] Twist and spin
6. Swimming is a good way to keep fit. Which muscles is the boy using when he is swimming?
[ ] His leg muscles
[ ] His arm muscles
[ ] His neck muscles
[ ] All his muscles
7. Lots of people play football, rugby, hockey and cricket. These sports are called:
[ ] Athletics
[ ] Gymnastics
[ ] Team Games
[ ] School Games
8. Dance is a good way to stay fit and healthy. Which one of these is a type of dance?
[ ] Badminton
[ ] Ballet
[ ] Basketball
[ ] Netball
9. What game is this girl playing?
[ ] Tig
[ ] Hopscotch
[ ] Hide and seek
[ ] Oranges and lemons
10. At school you might have PE lessons. What does PE stand for?
[ ] Personal Education
[ ] Positive Education
[ ] Popular Education
[ ] Physical Education
Health: Elementary School: 1st and 2nd Grade Quiz - Staying Healthy - Keeping Fit (Answers)
1. Which one of these is the best way to keep fit?
[ ] Watching telly
[ ] Playing on a computer
[x] Going for a walk
[ ] Reading a book
How many people are going for a walk in the picture?
2. What sort of exercise is this?
[x] Running
[ ] Walking
[ ] Gymnastics
[ ] Volleyball
Running uses up more energy than walking
3. Where can you go outside of school to have fun and keep fit?
[ ] Shops
[ ] Restaurants
[ ] Cinemas
[x] Playgrounds
Where is your nearest playground?
4. What are the children using in their PE lesson?
[ ] Rackets
[ ] Bats
[x] Hula hoops
[ ] Skipping ropes
Have you ever tried to hula hoop? How long could you keep the hula hoop spinning?
5. What has the teacher asked the children to do?
[ ] Run on the spot
[ ] Do pushups
[x] Stretch and bend
[ ] Twist and spin
What is your favorite exercise?
6. Swimming is a good way to keep fit. Which muscles is the boy using when he is swimming?
[ ] His leg muscles
[ ] His arm muscles
[ ] His neck muscles
[x] All his muscles
Do you like swimming?
7. Lots of people play football, rugby, hockey and cricket. These sports are called:
[ ] Athletics
[ ] Gymnastics
[x] Team Games
[ ] School Games
Are you a good team player? What makes a good team player?
8. Dance is a good way to stay fit and healthy. Which one of these is a type of dance?
[ ] Badminton
[x] Ballet
[ ] Basketball
[ ] Netball
Do you do dance? What sort is it?
9. What game is this girl playing?
[ ] Tig
[x] Hopscotch
[ ] Hide and seek
[ ] Oranges and lemons
Which games do you play in the school playground?
10. At school you might have PE lessons. What does PE stand for?
[ ] Personal Education
[ ] Positive Education
[ ] Popular Education
[x] Physical Education
How often do you have PE at school?