Today’s kids spend their most of time watching screens including mobiles, television, and computers which somehow impact their learning abilities. Therefore, parents/guardians need to divert their young minds into something useful.
The kids to have a good knowledge of the happenings on the planet. The general knowledge among the kids can improve their overall knowledge and extensive learning of all aspects of life, and also improve their communication skills.
Hence, here we’ve listed over 100 GK questions and answers for kids that interest them. It may or may not be related to your child’s academic studies, but it can inadvertently mold their personality, lift confidence, and help them make exciting conversations.
General Knowledge Questions for Kids
Question -1: How many days are there in a year?
Answer: 365 Days
Question -2: Which animal is known as the King of the Jungle?
Answer: The Lion.
Question -3: Which planet is also called a Red Planet?
Question -4: Which Animal is also known as “the ship of the desert”?
Question -5: The English Alphabet is comprised of how many letters?
Question -6: Among Hair and toenails, which body part grows quicker?
Question -7: Who was India’s first prime minister?
Answer: Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.
Question -8: When did India get Independence from the British army?
Answer: 15th August, 1947.
Question -9: Name the largest ocean in the world.
Answer: Pacific Ocean.
Question -10: How many vowels are there in the English Alphabet?
Answer: 5 (a,e,i,o,u).
Question -11: A triangle has how many sides?
Question -12: The sun rises in which direction?
Question -13: In which direction does the sun set?
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Question -14: What is the capital of India?
Answer: New Delhi.
Question -15: How many sides are there in a Pentagon?
Question -16: How many hours are there in a day?
Answer: 24 Hours.
Question -17: How many months are there in a calendar year?
Answer: 12 months.
Question -18: How many months of a year have 30 days?
Answer: 4 months (April, June, September, November).
Question -19: Which month has the least number of days?
Question -20: How many days are there in a leap year?
Answer: 366 days.
Question -21: What is the national bird of India?
Question -22: What is the national flower of India?
Question -23: Which gas is released by the plants?
Question -24: Which gas is absorbed by the human body?
Answer: Oxygen (O2).
Question -25: What is the name of the longest river in the world?
Question -26: Which is the tallest animal in the world?
Question -27: A rainbow consists of how many colors?
Answer: 7 colors.
Question -28: How many zeros are there in a million?
Answer: Six i.e., 1,000,000.
Question -29: Which country is largest by size?
Question -30: Which is the hottest planet in the solar system?
Question -31: Which planet is known as the blue planet?
Question -32: How many planets are there in a solar system?
Answer: 8 planets (excluding Pluto).
Question -33: How many bones are there in a human body?
Question -34: Which is the most sensitive part of the human body?
Question -35: Which body part is responsible for purifying the blood?
Question -36: Which is the fastest animal?
Question -37: Who was the first human being to be on the moon?
Answer: Neil Armstrong.
Question -38: How many millimeters are there in 1 cm?
Question -39: What is the capital of France?
Question -40: Which is the coldest continent on Earth?
Question -41: What is the name of the tallest mountain in the world?
Answer: Mount Everest.
Question -42: Which is the hottest continent?
Question -43: Who invented the electricity?
Answer: Benjamin Franklin.
Question -44: Which is the largest sea animal?
Answer: Blue Whale.
Question -45: Who invented the television?
Answer: John Logie Baird.
Question -46: Who is the inventor of the computer?
Answer: Charles Babbage.
Question -47: World Environment Day is celebrated on which day?
Answer: 5th June.
Question -48: What is the national sport of the USA?
Question -49: What is the National sport of India?
Question -50: What is the National sport of China?
Answer: Table Tennis.
Question -51: What is the national sport of Russia?
Answer: Ice hockey.
Question -52: Kabaddi is the national sport of which country?
Question -53: What is the national sport of Japan?
Answer: Sumo Wrestling.
Question -54: How many players are there in a cricket team?
Answer: 11 players.
Question -55: Cricket is the national sport of which country?
Question -56: Which is the most populous country in the world?
Question -57: Which is the largest state in India (by area)?
Question -58: Which day is celebrated as World Literacy Day?
Answer: 8th September.
Question -59: Who invented the Radio?
Question -60: Who is the founder of Microsoft?
Answer: Bill Gates.
Question -61: Who invented the telephone?
Answer: Alexander Graham Bell.
Question -62: Who is the father of our nation?
Answer: Mahatma Gandhi.
Question -63: In India, which festival is known as the festival of colors?
Question -64: Which festival is known as the Festival of Lights?
Question -65: Which is the tallest building in the world?
Answer: Burj Khalifa, Dubai.
Question -66: Who is also called the Iron Man of India?
Answer: Sardar Vallabhai Patel.
Question -67: How many states are there in India?
Answer: 28 states and 8 union territories.
Question -68: What was the name of India’s first president?
Answer: Dr. Rajendra Prasad.
Question -69: Which Indian city is known as Pink City?
Answer: Jaipur, Rajasthan.
Question -70: Who made the Indian constitution?
Answer: Dr. B.R Ambedkar.
Question -71: What is the national animal of India?
Question -72: Which Indian city is known as Pearl City?
Question -73: What disease occurred with the Vitamin-D deficiency?
Question -74: Who was the first Indian to win the gold medal in the Olympics?
Answer: Abhinav Bindra.
Question -75: What is the shape of an egg?
Question -76: What is the largest river in India?
Question -77: Gateway of India is situated in which city?
Question -78: Sun is a planet or star?
Question- 79: Which gas is largely responsible for global warming?
Answer: Carbon dioxide.
Question -80: Which is the largest rainforest in the world?
Answer: The Amazon.
Question -81: Wind speed is measured by which instrument?
Question -82: Which bird cannot fly?
Question -83: Which bird has bigger eyes than the brain?
Question -84: What is the name of the smallest continent in the world?
Question -85: How many years are there in a millennium?
Question -86: How many years are there in a century?
Answer: 100 years.
Question -87: Computer understands which language?
Answer: Binary language.
Question -88: Which is the biggest land animal?
Answer: African Elephant.
Question -89: What is the percentage of water on earth?
Question -90: What is the name of the world’s biggest desert?
Answer: Sahara Dessert.
Question -91: The Statue of Liberty is located in which country?
Answer: New York, U.S.
Question -92: Which country gifted the Statue of Liberty to America?
Question -93: Which is the world’s tallest statue?
Answer: Statue of Unity.
Question -94: The world’s tallest statue is located at which country?
Question -95: The famous painting of Mona Lisa is painted by whom?
Answer: Leonardo da Vinci.
Question -96: What is the full form of SIM?
Answer: Subscriber Identity Module.
Question -97: What is the full form of NEWS?
Answer: North East West South.
Question -98: What is the chemical formula of water?
Question -99: What is the full form of AM?
Answer: Ante Meridiem.
Question -100: What is the full form of DNA?
Answer: Deoxyribonucleic acid.
Question -101: Who holds the title of father of GK?
Answer: Bhikaiji Cama
Question -102: What is the name of three primary colors?
Answer: Red, Blue, and Yellow.
Question -103: Who is the prime minister of India?
Answer: Narendra Modi.
Question -104: Who is the prime minister of Singapore?
Answer: Lee Hsien Loong
Question -105: Which is the largest democratic country in the world?
Question -106: Who is the prime minister of Japan?
Answer: Fumio Kishida
Question -107: Which country has the longest-written constitution in the world?
Question -108: What is the full form of WWW?
Answer: World Wide Web
Question -109: What is the name of the smallest bone in the human body?
Answer: Ear bone
Question -110: The American flag consists of how many stars?
Question -111: Which state of India is famous for Tea Gardens?
Question -112: Which is the smallest state in India?
Question -113: Children’s Day is celebrated on which date?
Answer: 14th November.
Question -114: What is the capital of Uttarakhand?
Question -115: What is the capital of Kerala?
Question -116: Shillong is the capital of which Indian state?
Question -117: What is the capital of Punjab?
Question -118: How many years are there in a decade?
Answer: 10 years.
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Question -119: Who is the founder of Google?
Answer: Larry Page & Sergey Brin.
Question 120: When were the first Olympic games organized?