My Home - Types Of Houses

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 the different types of homes found in the UK. It is one of 50 quizzes to help you understand the world around you.

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 - the UK.

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

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  1. Which one of these do people live in?
    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?
    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?
    Some bungalows do have an upstairs, with dormer windows in the roof
  4. Ella lives in a row of houses on a street. Ella lives in a ________ house.
    Some terraced houses have a garden at the front
  5. Some people live in a home on wheels. What is it called?
    Some homes look like caravans but they don’t have any wheels. They are called chalets
  6. Some houses in villages and in the countryside have special names. Lucy lives in a small house in a village. It is called a:
    Some cottages have a thatched roof made of straw
  7. Some houses have special names. Callum lives on a farm. His home is called a:
    Does your home have a name or a number? What is it?
  8. Ella lives in a terraced house. It has a garden at the front. Ella’s terraced house does not have a garden at the back. Instead Ella’s house has a ____ outside the back-door.
    Describe your home. What does it look like?
  9. Tom’s house is one of a pair. The two houses are built together. Tom lives in a ___________ house.
    Some bungalows stand on their own. They are detached. Some bungalows are built in pairs. They are semi-detached
  10. Sam’s house stands on its own. Sam lives in a ________ house.
    Most detached houses have gardens around them

Author: David Bland

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