Properties of Materials Science Quiz For Kids, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Grades. Learn the different properties of materials based on external characteristics e.g. shiny, bumpy, rough, hard, yellow, black green, sour, sweet, bitter etc. For example an apple is sweet, a gold bar is shiny and hard, banana is sweet etc. This quiz contains different materials and students have to determine which property describes them best. Simply click and start practicing.