Sounds from around the Home

How many of these sounds from around the home do you recognise? The answers are at the bottom of the page. There is also a slideshow version of this quiz.

See how to play for ideas on how to run the quiz and resources for making your own guess the sound quiz.

Sound 1
Sound 2
Sound 3
Sound 4
Sound 5
Sound 6
Sound 7
Sound 8
Sound 9
Sound 10
Sound 11
Sound 12
Sound 13
Sound 14
Sound 15

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Quiz Answers

Sound 1 – vacuum cleaner
Sound 2 – ice in a glass
Sound 3 – frying eggs
Sound 4 – spreading butter on toast
Sound 5 – a microwave oven
Sound 6 – unlocking a door
Sound 7 – a toilet flushing
Sound 8 – a stirring a drink
Sound 9 – a hair dryer
Sound 10 – drawing the curtains
Sound 11 – sharpening a knife
Sound 12 – chopping vegetables
Sound 13 – opening a tin
Sound 14 – sweeping
Sound 15 – a sewing machine