GK Quiz Class 12 Students: Questions and Answers

You entered to the most crucial phase of your education- going to hit your class 12th exam. Well, this stage will ask you take several decisions like which course to choose after class 12, what will be your stream, which competitive examinations you are going to face etc.
General Awareness is an important section of almost all competitive examinations and therefore you should not forget reading our GK Quiz questions for class 12 students.

GK Quiz Questions for Class 12th Students

 Question: Who first proposed the atomic theory of matter?

Ans. John Dalton

Question: The common name for potassium carbonate is?

Ans. Potash

Question: The Ramon Magsaysay Award is given in memory of the former president of which country?

Ans. Philippines

Question: Nickel was discovered by?

Ans. Cronstledt

Question: The book titled “1283” illustrates the career of which Football legend?

Ans. Pele

Question: The response of a plant to touch is called?

Ans. Trigmotropism

Question: What does ”Global Dimming” mean?

Ans. Gradual reduction in the amount of global direct irradiance at the Earth’s Surface.

Question: The scientific name for blood platelets is?

Ans. Thrombocytes

Question: Who led the revolt of 1857 from Gwalior?

Ans. Tantia Tope

Question: The law of segregaton was propounded by?

Ans. Mendel

Question: Harauti Language is spoken in which Indian State?

Ans. Rajasthan

Question: A compound which contains only hydrogen and Carbon is called a?

Ans. Hydrocarbon

Question: The scientist who is considered as the father of genetics?

Ans. Gregor Johann Mendel

Question: The electro-cardiograph was invented by?

Ans. William Einthoven

Question: During which session of the Muslim League was the demand of Pakistan put forward?

Ans. Lahore session


Question: Psychology is the study of?

Ans. Human mind

Question: Who is known as the father of Modern Medicine?

Ans. Hippocrates

Question: Manganese was discovered by?

Ans. Gahn

Question: Which newspaper was the first newspaper of the British Government?

Ans. Bengal Gazette

Question: The response of a plant to heat is called?

Ans. Thermotropism

Question: Lavani is a dance form of which state?

Ans. Maharashtra

Question: The liquid used to preserve specimens of plans and animals is?

Ans. Formalin

Question: Who has written the famous handbook ‘Arthashastra’?

Ans. Kautilya

Question: The first American to orbit earth was?

Ans. John H.Glen

Question: Which committee recommended for the constitutional position to be provided to the Panchayati Raj?

Ans. LM Singhvi Committee

Question: The symbol Zr stands for?

Ans. Zirconium

Question: Which Command is the first and the only Tri-service theatre command of the Indian Armed Forces based in Port Blair?

Ans. Andaman and Nicobar Command

Question: The molecular formula of cane sugar is?

Ans. C12H22O11

Question: What is the Russian Name for INS Vikramaditya?

Ans. Admiral Groshkov

Question: The three states of matter are?

Ans. Solid,liquid and gas

Question: Who has written the Man Booker Prize winner book White Tiger?

Ans. Aravind Adiga

Question: Botany is the study of?

Ans. Plant life

Question: Which day is celebrated as International Labour Day?

Ans. May 1

Question: Extinct shield volcano ‘Mount Elgon’ is located at where on the Earth?

Ans. Border of Uganda and Kenya.

Question: Shah Jahan was born in 1592. He was fifth Mughal emperor who is known as what name?

Ans. Prince of Builder.

Question: By which constitution amendment the pension of the princes of the princely states was abolished in India?

Ans. 26th Constitutional amendment in 1971.

Question: When Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan was started in India?

Ans. 2001.

Question: ‘The Himalayan Film Festival’ celebrated in which nation?

Ans. India.

Question: Landlocked country ‘Malawi’ is located at where?

Ans. Southeastern Africa.

Question: Barcelona is known for its art and architecture culture. Where is this city located?

Ans. Spain.

Question: When ‘United Nations Public Service Day’ celebrated each year?

Ans. June 23.

Question: Which state produce cement in India with 1st position?

Ans. Rajasthan.

Question: Where is the ‘Chapora Fort’ in India?

Ans. At Goa.

Question: Nitish Kumar (Chief Minister of Bihar) was born on 1 March 1951 at where?

Ans. Bakhtiarpur, Bihar.

Question: National Migration Support Portal ‘ShramShakti’ launched in which country?

Ans. India.

Question: Which Englishman called the “constellation of modern India”?

Ans. Raja Rammohan Rai.

Question: Before becoming Sultan, Iltutmish was the Governor of where?

Ans. Badaun.

Question: What is the name of the helpful hormone to maintain the water balance in the human body?

Ans. ADH Hormones.

Question: Midnapore city is located in which Indian State?

Ans. West Bengal.

Question: Lapetus is the third-largest natural satellite of which Planet?

Ans. Saturn.


Question: Which year was the establishment of the Communist Party of India?

Ans. October 17, 1920.

100 + GK Quiz Questions for Class 12th

Question: The ancient city Taxila is situated between which two rivers?

Ans. Indus and Jhelum river.

Question: On which river is the longest internal waterway in the world?

Ans. St. Lawrence (USA).

Question: Who recognizes political parties in India?

Ans. Election Commission.

Question: Who was the founder of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in 1925?

Ans. Keshav Baliram Hedgewar.

Question: ‘Galatea’ is the natural satellite (Moon) of which planet in our Solar System?

Ans. Neptune.

Question: What is the total length of ‘Yukon River’ which is major watercourse in North America?

Ans. 3,190 km.

Question: Which place in India is called the confluence of three seas?

Ans. Kanyakumari.

Question: Which magazine is called the Bible of Cricket?

Ans. Wisden.

Question: Where is the headquarter office of Asian Cricket Council?

Ans. Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Question: In which state is the highest density of the canals in India?

Ans. Uttar Pradesh.

Question: Who is first Indian scientist honored with Bharat Ratna?

Ans. CV Raman.

Question: When the Karnataka High Court was established?

Ans. 1884.

Question: Which country has given legal recognition to Euthanasia?

Ans. Netherlands.

Question: How many days did ‘Sunita William’ continue to be in space?

Ans. 127 days.

Question: What do you know about ‘Ethereum’ a type of Cryptocurrency?

Ans. Blockchain-based distributed computing platform.

Question: Which reaction is mainly responsible for the cause of energy radiation from the sun?

Ans. Fusion Reaction

Question: The Rohingyas are a minority of which state?

Ans. Myanmar

Question: Who is the writer of the Bengali play Neel Darpan?

Ans. Dinabandhu Mitra

Question: Where is the Volcano “Mount Elgon” located?

Ans. Border of Uganda and Kenya

Question: Who was the first to sail around the world?

Ans. Ferdinand Magellan

Question: Who was the founder of the Pallava Dynasty?

Ans. Simha Vishnu

Question: Who was appointed as the constitutional Advisor of the Constituent Assembly?

Ans. BN Rau

Question: Which sport is associated with the Ryder Cup?

Ans. Men’s Golf

Question: Who is the CEO of Twitter?

Ans. Jack Dorsey since 2015.

Question: Who signs on the One Rupee Note in India?

Ans. Financial Secretary.

Question: Xuanzang was a Buddhist monk, scholar and traveler. He was born in which country?

Ans. China in 6 April 602 AD.

Question: Pharmaceutical company ‘Pfizer’ belongs to which country?

Ans. United States of America.

Question: Who was the third speaker of the Lok Sabha?

Ans. Hukam Singh.

Question: When ‘Lalu Prasad Yadav’ became the Chief Minister of Bihar State?

Ans. 10 March 1990 (from Janata Dal).

Question: ‘Ceres’ is the largest object (only dwarf planet in inner solar system, radius of 296 miles) situated at where in the space?

Ans. In Asteroid Belt (between Mars and Jupiter).

Question: How many fundamental duties in the Indian Constitution?

Ans. 11.

Question: German Engineer ‘Karl Benz’ received a patent for the motorcar on which date?

Ans. 29 January 1886.

Question: ‘Jinnah and Gandhi: Their Role in India’s Quest for Freedom’ is the book of?

Ans. S K Majumdar.

Question: Which Governor established “Agricultural Bank” in India?

Ans. Lord Curzon.

Question: Khalsa Panth was created by in 1699 by whom?

Ans. Guru Gobind Singh Ji (tenth Sikh Guru).

Question: Where was the first Commonwealth Games organized?

Ans. Hamilton, Canada.

Question: Which island is known as Sandwich Island?

Ans. Hawaiian Islands.

Question: ‘Pan’ is the moon of which Planet in our Solar System with the mean radius of 8.8 miles (14.1 Km)?

Ans. Saturn.

Question: What was the population of Sikkim State as per Census of 2011?

Ans. 6,10,577.

Question: Each year the ‘World Music Day’ is observed on which day?

Ans. June 21.

Question: Which field did Amartya Sen win the Nobel Prize in the year 1998?

Ans. Economics (Welfare Economics)

Question: The Heredity Unit gene is made up of?

Ans. DNA

Question: Who was captured during the Chittagong Armory case?

Ans. Surya Sen

Question: Who was the First women Air Marshal of the Indian Air Force?

Ans. Marshal Padmavathy Bandopadhyay

Question: Bird flu is also called as which name?

Ans. Avian Influenza.

Question: Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) founded on which date?

Ans. 24 October 1962.

Question: Harauti language is spoken in which Indian State?

Ans. Rajasthan.

Question: Who was the Finance Minister of India between 21 June 1991 to 16 May 1996?

Ans. Manmohan Singh (former PM of India from 2004 to 2014).

Question: At the time of the third battle of Panipat, who was the ruler of Delhi?

Ans. Shah Alam II.

Question: Where is ‘Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International School Of Textiles & Management’ located?

Ans. Coimbatore Tamilnadu.

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