Jobs People Do

This quiz addresses part of the requirements of the National Curriculum KS1 for children aged 5 and 6 in years 1 and 2 in Geography. Specifically it looks at some of the different jobs people do and what duties they have. It is one of 50 quizzes to help you understand the world around you.

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?

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

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  1. Carl helps to catch criminals. What is Carl’s job?
    Where is your nearest police station?
  2. Katie works in a restaurant. Katie works in the kitchen. She helps make people meals. Katie is a:
    The head cook is called the chef
  3. Richard works in a primary school. He is in charge of the school. Richard is a:
    Who is your head-teacher?
  4. Anton sits at the front of a train. He makes sure it stops at every station. Anton is a:
    What do trains run on?
  5. Alison teaches children in a school. Alison is a:
    How many teachers are there at your local school?
  6. Paul works very early in the morning. He makes dough and takes bread out of big ovens. What is Paul’s job?
    Paul makes sure that the bread in the shops is fresh every morning
  7. Andrea uses a mop, a bucket and a cloth. Andrea is a:
    Andrea gets up very early in the morning to clean an office block
  8. Sally plants flowers in the park and mows the grass. Sally is a:
    What do farmers do?
  9. Andrew operates on people who are ill. Andrew is a:
    Doctors who operate on people are called surgeons
  10. Sam’s Dad helps to build cars in a factory. Sam’s Dad is:
    What would you like to be when you grow up?

Author: David Bland

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