GK Questions and Answers for Class 9 Students

Encourage your child to appear for various general knowledge quizzes as it will improve their confidence and intelligence. In this article, we have covered GK questions for class 9. All questions provided here in English only.
We have covered a wide range of topics which is truly beneficial for students who are 14 years old.

GK Quiz Questions for Class 9th Students

Question: You must have seen LTE written on your smartphone. What does LTE stand for?

Ans. Long Term Evolution


Question: When was the first International yoga day celebrated?

Ans. 2015


Question: The oldest stock exchange of Asia is situated in India? Which is it?

Ans. Bombay Stock Exchange


Question: When did the Right to Information Act pass?

Ans. 2005


Question: Where was the session of Congress held in 1919?

Ans. Amritsar


Question: What is the full form of ICICI Bank?

Ans. Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India


Question: Who is the inventor of dynamite?

Ans. Alfred Nobel


Question: What was the name of the mother of Indira Gandhi?

Ans. Kamala Nehru


Question: What is used in making pencils?

Ans. Graphite


Question: Who was the founder of the Khilji Dynasty?

Jalaluddin Khalji


Question: An electric bulb is filled with which gas?

Ans. Nitrogen


Question: Where is Eravikulam National Park located?

Ans. Kerala


Question: What is Petra?

Ans. One of the 7 wonders of the world in Jordan


Question: Who was Farruksiyar?

Ans. Mughal Emperor (1713 – 1719)


Question: What is the capital of the country Monaco?

Ans. Monte Carlo

Question: Where is the headquarters of the United Nations Environment Programme?

Ans. Nairobi, Kenya


Question: What should be added in 634 so that it’ll become a perfect square root?

Ans. 95


Question: From where the Nile river originates?

Ans. Lake Victoria


Question: Indian politician ‘Arjun Munda’ served as Chief Minister of which Indian State?

Ans. Jharkhand.


Question: Which space exploration company send world’s first all-civilian crew into the Earth orbit?

Ans. SpaceX


Question: Home electronics company ‘Xiaomi Corporation’ belongs to which country?

Ans. China


Question: World Migration Report released by whom?

Ans. International Organization for Migration.


Question: Who has rendered the modern periodic table?

Ans. Mosley


Question: World’s first universal bulletproof jacket ‘Shakti’ developed by whom?

Ans. Indian Army officer Anoop Mishra.


Question: Nanjing is the city in which country?

Ans. China.


Question: ‘Wealth of Nations’ is the book written by whom?

Ans. Adam Smith.


Question: Who was the first Deputy Prime Minister of India?

Ans. Vallabhbhai Patel.


Question: Name the Indian Political leader was regarded by Gandhiji as his political Guru?

Ans. Gopal Krishna Gokhale.


Question: In which Indian State a girl name Srishti Goswami, became CM of the State for one day?

Ans. Uttarakhand State on 24 January 2021.


Question: How the Judges of the Supreme Court can be removed from office in India?

Ans. President on request of Parliament.


Question: How many stars are there on the flag of China?

Ans. Five


Question: If you were doing vaccimulgence what doing?

Ans. Milking a cow


Question: When you celebrate the 16 year anniversary, what would you name it?

Ans. Sapphire


Question: How to say welcome in French?

Ans. Bienvenue (feminine); bienvenu (masculine)


Question: Who authored the book ‘The Story of My Experiments with Truth’?

Ans. Mahatma Gandhi


Question: What is the hot wind which blows over the plains of India and Pakistan?

Ans. Loo


Question: What is baklava?

Ans. Lebanese cuisine


Question: What is Gwragedd Annwn?

Ans. beautiful lake maidens in Welsh mythology


Question: Russian Civil War and Foreign Intervention during which years?

Ans. 1917–1922


Question: Which Mughal emperor is called Zinda Pir?

Ans. Aurangzeb


Question: What is Fusang?

Ans. A mysterious land to the east in Chinese legends.


Question: Carl Gustaf Verner von Heidenstam received the Nobel Prize in 1916 in which category?

Ans. Literature


Question: Who was the only president in history to hold the job of a hangman?

Ans. Grover Cleveland


Question: Animals like cows and buffaloes have a special way of eating their food- named what?

Ans. Rumination, Cud


Question: ROM stands for what?

Ans. Read-Only Memory


Question: What is said to have a depth of around 36,000 feet, lying about a few hundred miles to the southwest of Guam?

Ans. Mariana Trench


Question: What is a narrow channel of water between two land areas?

Ans. A strait


Question: Animals and plants require oxygen for what reason?

Ans. Respiration


Question: What type of elements actually glow in the dark?

Ans. Radioactive elements


Question: When was the battle of Buxar fought?

Ans. 1764

Question: Niagara Falls is an international border between which two countries?

Ans. Canada and the USA

Question: What is the full form of MGNREGA?

Ans. Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act ( 2005 )

Question: Who was the first Vice President of India?

Ans. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Question: Where do the Onge and Jarawa tribes find?

Ans. Andaman Islands

Question: Where is the Reserve Bank of India located?

Ans. Mumbai

Question: Who is known as the father of Economics?

Ans. Adam Smith

Question: Mohiniattam is a folk dance of which state?

Ans. Kerala

Question: Asiatic Lions are only found in?

Ans. India

Question: When did World War I happen?

Ans. 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918

Question: Who was the first female IAS officer?

Anna R. Malhotra

Question: Where is Tehran located?

Ans. Iran

Question: Which is the national sport of Japan?

Ans. Sumo Wrestling

Question: “As you like it” is written by?

Ans. William Shakespeare

Question: Where is the Kalahari desert situated?

Ans. Africa

Question: Which country’s border touches the maximum countries?

Ans. China

Question: When was the most famous mid-day meal scheme launched?

Ans. 1995

Question: What is H.C.F.?

Ans. The greatest common factor on which two numbers will be divided.

Question: ‘Runway to a Billion Opportunities’ is the theme of which day?

Ans. Aero India-21.

Question: When Olympics games was started first?

Ans. 6 April 1896.

Question: World Book Day started in 1995 by which organization?

Ans. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Question: Honda Motor Company, Ltd. belongs to which country?

Ans. Japan.

Question: To combat the increasing desertification, which initiative launched by African Union?

Ans. Great Green Wall.

Question: Indian Army Day celebrated each year on which date?

Ans. January 15.

Question: What is the original language of Mahabharata?

Ans. Sanskrit.

Question: NSE (National Stock Exchange) is Stock exchange in India. Where is NSE located?

Ans. Mumbai.

Question: ‘Dandi March’ was launched by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi on which date?

Ans. 12 March 1930 to 6 April 1930.

Question: Uttar Pradesh shares borders with how many states in India?

Ans. Nine states.

Question: Nalanda University became famous in which period?

Ans. Post Gupta Era.

Question: University of Oxford is located at where?

Ans. United Kingdom.

Question: Which railway station is largest number of platforms in Indian railways?

Ans. Howrah Junction Railway Station (23 platforms).

Question: How many players are on a hockey team?

Ans. Six players

Question: What does raishuu mean in the Japanese language?

Ans. next week

Question: How many balls do you need to play Quidditch?

Ans. Four balls

Question: Martil city is located in which country?

Ans. Morocco

Question: What is Esperanto?

Ans. Spoken language

Question: What does the Roman Emperor’s title Parthicus Maximus mean?

Ans. “great victor in Parthia”

Question: Which number does not have a reciprocal?

Ans. Zero

Question: In golf which award g is given to the golfer with the lowest scoring average of the season?

Ans. Byron Nelson Award

Question: Who was the Greek goddess of love?

Ans. Aphrodite

Question: Which herb did the Romans eat to prevent drunkenness?

Ans. Parsley

Question: What is a Domestic Longhair?

Ans. Cat

Question: Who are Harry Potter’s two best friends?

Ans. Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger

Question: Mention a word with all vowels in order.

Ans. Facetious

Question: What is Sarasa Comet?

Ans. Goldfish

Question: What is a Miniature Pinscher?

Ans. Dog

Question: What is Independence Day in Kuwait??

Ans. February 25

Question: How many planets are in our solar system?

Ans. Eight

Question: An Icelandic speaks what language?

Ans. Icelandic

Question: Which planet has the longest rotation of any planet in the Solar System?

Ans. Venus

Question: What is the farthest point from any land on Earth, located in the Pacific Ocean?

Ans. Point Nemo

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