Science: Elementary School: 1st and 2nd Grade Quiz - Plants - Looking After Them (Questions)

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Do you have a pet - a dog or a cat, a rabbit, a hamster or a gerbil? Do you look after your pet? How do you care for your pet? Plants need looking after, too. Gardeners spend all their time caring for and growing plants. The plants in your house or your school need looking after. Do you have a garden? Do you help grow plants in the garden? How do we care for plants?

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1. What do plants need to grow well?
[ ] Water, light and warmth
[ ] Water, light and cold
[ ] Dry, light and warm
[ ] Water, dark and warmth
2. What is the woman using to water the plant?
[ ] Hose
[ ] Jug
[ ] Bucket
[ ] Watering Can
3. What is the woman doing?
[ ] Planting
[ ] Sowing
[ ] Mowing
[ ] Weeding
4. We can grow some plants by taking cuttings. Cuttings are short stems with leaves on them. We want the cuttings to grow roots. Where do we put the cuttings?
[ ] Into soil in a pot
[ ] Into water in a vase
[ ] Leave them on the table
[ ] Leave them in a dark cupboard
5. Sometimes plants grow too big for their pots. What do we need to do?
[ ] Put the plant in a smaller pot
[ ] Put the plant in the same size of pot
[ ] Put the plant in a bigger pot
[ ] Put the plant in the bin
6. What are the children and their mother doing?
[ ] Weeding
[ ] Sowing
[ ] Planting
[ ] Picking
7. What is the man doing?
[ ] Weeding
[ ] Sowing
[ ] Planting
[ ] Mowing
8. What is the man doing?
[ ] Cutting the hedge
[ ] Mowing the lawn
[ ] Raking up leaves
[ ] Weeding
9. Jack and Ella have bought their grandma some flowers. Where will their grandma put the flowers?
[ ] In the oven
[ ] In the fridge
[ ] In a vase with no water
[ ] In a vase with water
10. This plant is being eaten. What is eating the plant?
[ ] Moth
[ ] Butterfly
[ ] Caterpillar
[ ] Worm
Science: Elementary School: 1st and 2nd Grade Quiz - Plants - Looking After Them (Answers)
1. What do plants need to grow well?
[x] Water, light and warmth
[ ] Water, light and cold
[ ] Dry, light and warm
[ ] Water, dark and warmth
All plants need some water
2. What is the woman using to water the plant?
[ ] Hose
[ ] Jug
[ ] Bucket
[x] Watering Can
Do you water plants? What do you use?
3. What is the woman doing?
[ ] Planting
[ ] Sowing
[ ] Mowing
[x] Weeding
Weeds are plants. But they stop flowers and vegetables growing. Have you helped pull up weeds?
4. We can grow some plants by taking cuttings. Cuttings are short stems with leaves on them. We want the cuttings to grow roots. Where do we put the cuttings?
[x] Into soil in a pot
[ ] Into water in a vase
[ ] Leave them on the table
[ ] Leave them in a dark cupboard
We can grow geraniums from cuttings. Have you grown geraniums?
5. Sometimes plants grow too big for their pots. What do we need to do?
[ ] Put the plant in a smaller pot
[ ] Put the plant in the same size of pot
[x] Put the plant in a bigger pot
[ ] Put the plant in the bin
Plants need lots of room for their roots to grow
6. What are the children and their mother doing?
[ ] Weeding
[ ] Sowing
[x] Planting
[ ] Picking
Have you helped planting flowers in a garden?
7. What is the man doing?
[ ] Weeding
[ ] Sowing
[ ] Planting
[x] Mowing
Do you have a lawn? Who mows the lawn?
8. What is the man doing?
[x] Cutting the hedge
[ ] Mowing the lawn
[ ] Raking up leaves
[ ] Weeding
If the hedge is not cut, it will just grow bigger and bigger
9. Jack and Ella have bought their grandma some flowers. Where will their grandma put the flowers?
[ ] In the oven
[ ] In the fridge
[ ] In a vase with no water
[x] In a vase with water
Flowers need water
10. This plant is being eaten. What is eating the plant?
[ ] Moth
[ ] Butterfly
[x] Caterpillar
[ ] Worm
Caterpillars can quickly eat your favorite plant. Gardeners think caterpillars are a pest