Garrick Green

Infant School

Year 2 Topic Quiz

Mrs Perkins has created a quiz for Year 2 based on the previous 2 topic- Carnival of the Animals and Out of this World. The answers are posted next to the questions so you'll have to read the questions out to your children! 

Topic Zoom Quiz

Round 1 – Carnival of the Animals

  1. What was the name of the artist we learned about who painted the tiger in the jungle?  Henri Rousseau
  2. What type of snake did the man from Mini Monsters bring in to school? Corn Snake BONUS QUESTION - What was her name?  Taco
  3. What type of dragon did the Mini Monsters man bring into school? Bearded Dragon
  4. Can you remember any of the other creatures brought in by Mini Monsters?  Millipede, African Land Snail, Tarantula.
  5. What was the name of the Professor who studied the chimpanzees?  Professor Jane Goodall BONUS QUESTION – Do you remember the name of her soft toy chimpanzee? Jubilee
  6. Where did she study the chimps? East Africa, Gombe, Tanzania
  7. What is it called when a creature can hide itself in its surroundings using different colours of patterns?  Camouflage
  8. Is a King Cobra snake poisonous or venomous?  Venomous
  9. Is a Pufferfish aggressive or poisonous? Poisonous
  10. What is Mrs Ellis’ favourite animal? Giraffe


Round 2 – Out of this World

  1. Which artist originally painted the ‘Starry Night’ painting?  Vincent Van Gogh
  2. Who was the first person to step foot on the moon?  Neil Armstrong
  3. What words did the astronaut say when he stepped onto the surface of the moon? “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind”
  4. Who was the second person on the moon?  Buzz Aldrin
  5. Which planet is also known as the ‘red planet’?  Mars
  6. Can you name all of the planets in our solar system?  (1 point for each) Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune (Pluto is a dwarf planet)
  7. Which planet is also known as the ‘third rock from the sun’? Earth
  8. What is the name of the satellite we looked at which is orbiting the earth every 90 minutes?  Clue: The International ……..  ………  Space Station
  9. When we designed our moon buggy we looked at one particular part of the vehicle that connected the wheels.  It could be fixed or moveable.  What was this part called?  Axle
  10. We learned about 4 of the moon phases – full moon, gibbous moon, half moon and which other phase?  (Use picture prop)  Crescent Moon