Geography: Elementary School: Grades 3, 4 and 5 Quiz - Life in Bangladesh (Questions)

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This is one of three quizzes looking at life in other countries - Cameroon, Bangladesh and Brazil. In geography at school you will have looked at what places are like in different parts of the world. You will have found out a little bit about the houses people live in, the jobs they do and what life is like. Bangladesh is an Asian country just north east of India. In this quiz we look a little bit at life in rural Bangladesh.

What is life like in Asian countries? What is life like in Bangladesh?

1. Which continent is the country of Bangladesh in?
[ ] Asia
[ ] Africa
[ ] Europe
[ ] North America
2. Bangladesh has very few hills. There are hundreds of rivers running through Bangladesh to the sea. What sometimes happens in Bangladesh?
[ ] Drought
[ ] Snow
[ ] Flooding
[ ] Shortage of water
3. The soil in Bangladesh is very fertile. What does ‘very fertile’ mean?
[ ] It is very poor soil
[ ] It is very good for growing crops
[ ] Only weeds will grow
[ ] It needs a lot of fertilizer
4. Bilal lives in a large village in rural Bangladesh. What does ‘rural’ mean?
[ ] In a town
[ ] In a city
[ ] Built-up
[ ] In the countryside
5. Bilal is 7 years old. He goes to a primary school. When he is 11 he will go to a big school. What is the big school called?
[ ] Nursery school
[ ] Secondary school
[ ] Primary school
[ ] University
6. If Bilal is ill, his mother takes him to a _____ in the village.
[ ] Clinic
[ ] Shop
[ ] Bank
[ ] Library
7. Bilal’s father grows crops in his fields. Bilal’s father is a ______.
[ ] Teacher
[ ] Doctor
[ ] Nurse
[ ] Farmer
8. Bilal’s older brother is 18. He has gone to a big city in Bangladesh. Why has he moved to a big city?
[ ] To work on a farm
[ ] To grow crops
[ ] To find a job
[ ] To go to school
9. Bilal’s brother has gone to a big city in Bangladesh. He works in a building making telephones. What sort of building is it?
[ ] A farm
[ ] A factory
[ ] A shop
[ ] A library
10. Bilal’s village has electricity. Bilal’s mother has bought a fridge. What does a fridge do?
[ ] Cooks food
[ ] Keeps food cool
[ ] Washes clothes
[ ] Cleans the house
Geography: Elementary School: Grades 3, 4 and 5 Quiz - Life in Bangladesh (Answers)
1. Which continent is the country of Bangladesh in?
[x] Asia
[ ] Africa
[ ] Europe
[ ] North America
Can you find Bangladesh on a map of Asia?
2. Bangladesh has very few hills. There are hundreds of rivers running through Bangladesh to the sea. What sometimes happens in Bangladesh?
[ ] Drought
[ ] Snow
[x] Flooding
[ ] Shortage of water
The River Ganges flows into the sea through Bangladesh
3. The soil in Bangladesh is very fertile. What does ‘very fertile’ mean?
[ ] It is very poor soil
[x] It is very good for growing crops
[ ] Only weeds will grow
[ ] It needs a lot of fertilizer
Lots of crops and vegetables are grown in Bangladesh. Rice and tea are grown in Bangladesh
4. Bilal lives in a large village in rural Bangladesh. What does ‘rural’ mean?
[ ] In a town
[ ] In a city
[ ] Built-up
[x] In the countryside
A lot of people live in Bangladesh. About a third of people in Bangladesh live in towns and big cities
5. Bilal is 7 years old. He goes to a primary school. When he is 11 he will go to a big school. What is the big school called?
[ ] Nursery school
[x] Secondary school
[ ] Primary school
[ ] University
Nearly every child in Bangladesh goes to primary school and then on to secondary school
6. If Bilal is ill, his mother takes him to a _____ in the village.
[x] Clinic
[ ] Shop
[ ] Bank
[ ] Library
There are lots of clinics in Bangladesh, but not all of them have doctors
7. Bilal’s father grows crops in his fields. Bilal’s father is a ______.
[ ] Teacher
[ ] Doctor
[ ] Nurse
[x] Farmer
There are lots of farmers in rural Bangladesh
8. Bilal’s older brother is 18. He has gone to a big city in Bangladesh. Why has he moved to a big city?
[ ] To work on a farm
[ ] To grow crops
[x] To find a job
[ ] To go to school
Dhaka is the biggest city in Bangladesh. It is the capital of Bangladesh
9. Bilal’s brother has gone to a big city in Bangladesh. He works in a building making telephones. What sort of building is it?
[ ] A farm
[x] A factory
[ ] A shop
[ ] A library
There are lots of factories in the big cities in Bangladesh
10. Bilal’s village has electricity. Bilal’s mother has bought a fridge. What does a fridge do?
[ ] Cooks food
[x] Keeps food cool
[ ] Washes clothes
[ ] Cleans the house
Sometimes the electricity does not work in Bilal’s village