Monday, 15 June 2015

GK questions class 1

Basic general knowledge questions that Class 1 kids should know



1. Which is the largest animal in the world ?
Answer: Blue whale

2. Which is the largest animal on land ?
Answer: African elephant

3. Which is the smallest bird ?
Answer: Humming Bird

4. Which is the tallest animal on the earth ?
Answer: Giraffe

5. Which is the biggest bird in the world ?
Answer: Ostrich

6. Which is the biggest continent in the world ?
Answer: Asia

7. Which is the smallest continent in the world ?
Answer: Australia

8. Which is the dark continent ?
Answer: Africa

9. Which is the white continent ?
Answer: Antartica

10. Which is the hottest planet?
Answer: Venus

11. Which is the largest planet ?
Answer: Jupiter

12. Which planet has rings ?
Answer: Saturn

13. Which is the fastest planet?
Answer: Mercury

14. What is the capital of India ?
Answer: New Delhi

15. In which continent is India?
Answer: Asia

16. How many states does India have?
Answer: 29

17. Which is the largest country (area) in the world ?
Answer: Russia
2nd place > Canada

18. Which is the most spoken language in the world ?
Answer: Mandarin (Chinese )
2nd place > Spanish

19. Which is the largest island in the world ?
Answer: Greenland
2nd place > New Guinea

20.Which is the longest river in the world ?
Answer: Nile

21. Which is the largest desert in the world ?
Answer: Sahara Desert

22. Which is the largest ocean in the world ?
Answer: Pacific Ocean

23. Which is the highest mountain in the world?
Answer: Mount Everest

24. Which country is called the Land of the Rising Sun?
Answer: Japan




Worksheet format:


Q1. Which of the following is not a national festival:

a) Gandhi Jayanti                         c) Republic Day

b) Diwali                                      d) Independence Day




Q2. Which festival brings gifts and Santa Claus:

a) Holi                                          c) Christmas

b) Gandhi Jayanti                         d) Bhai Duj



Q3. We see parade on our television on:

a) 26th January                           c) 14th November

b) 15th August                            d) 2nd December



Q4. Who is also known as “Bapu”

a) Sardar Patel                           c) Jawahar Lal Nehru

b) Mother Teresa                      d) Mahatma Gandhi



Q5. Which of the following is not a part of computer:

a) Mouse                                   c) Rat

b) Monitor                                 d) CPU



Q6. A computer company by the name of a fruit:

a) Apple                                   c) Grapes

b) Mango                                  d) Banana



Q7. Gurupurab/ Guru Nanak Jayanti is celebrated by:

a) Muslims                              c) Sikhs

b) Hindus                                d) Christians



Q8. Which helper do you see in the school:

a) Driver                                   c) Tailor

b) Postman                                d) Plumber


Q9. Which of the following mends our shoes:

a) Carpenter                          b) Cobbler

c) Blacksmith                       d) None of these


Q10. Which is the festival of colors:

a) Diwali                                   b) Dussehra

c) Holi                                      d) None of these


Q11. How will you relate maternal grandfather with yourself:

a) Your fathers father                    b) Your Mothers Father

c) Your fathers grandfather            d) None of these


Q12. Which of these is a river:

a) Ganga                                 b) Yamuna

c) Bahramaputra                    d) All of these


Q13. Which is the other name of India:

a) Indiana                                b) Bharati

c) Hindustan                           d) None of these


Q14. Highest tower/building in the world:

a) Eiffel tower                         b) Burj Khalifa

c) Leaning tower of Pisa        d) World trade center


Q15. First Indian woman in space:

a) Kalpana Chawla                 b) Sunita Williams

c) Mary Kom                          d) None of these


Q16. Who wrote the national anthem

a) Bankim Chandra Chatterji       b) Rabindranath Tagore

c) Swami Vivekanand                  d) None of these


Q17. Who was the first president of India

a) Abdul Kalam                           b) Lal Bahadur Shastri

c) Dr. Rajendra Prasad               d) Zakir Hussain 
 

Q18. Baby of a frog is called.

a) froglet                                     b) fawn

c) tadpole                                   d) kid 


Q19. A pig lives in a

a) Sty                                         b) shed

c) den                                        d) stable 


Q20. We wear this to keep our hands warm.

a) Finger ring                             b) bangles

c) socks                                     d) gloves 



Q21. We smell with our – 

a) Toes                                    b) hands 

c) nose                                    d) ears 


Q22. Mother of a calf is – 

a) Horse                                 b) cow

c) cat                                     d) goat 


Q23. Opposite of below is – 

a) On                                      b) far 

c) short                                  d) above 


Q24. Who brings your letter home from the post office – 

a) Doctor                                b) gardener

c) postman                             d) mother 


Q25. Vaccination against which disease is given free every month to all children below 5 years?

a) Polio                                  b) Dengue

c) BCG                                  d) None of these


Q26.Which animal is called the Ship of the Desert?

a) Elephant                            b) Goat

c) Camel                               d) Cow


Q27. Which month has the least number of days?

a) December                          b) May

c) February                            d) October


Q28. Which is the national flower of India?

a) Rose                                  b) Lotus

d) Lily                                   d) Jasmine


Q29. Which is the national tree of India?

a) Peepal                               b) Eucalyptus

c) Banyan                             d) Cactus


Q30. Which is the national aquatic animal of India?

a) Sea Turtle                         b) Jellyfish

c) River Dolphin                   d) Whale


Q31. How many spokes does the wheel in Indian National Flag have?

a) 50                                      b) 29

c) 24                                      d) 100



Answer Key:
1. b                              2. c                           3. a                             4. d
5. c                              6. a                           7. c                             8. a
9. b                            10. c                         11. b                           12. d
13. c                          14. b                         15. b                           16. b
17. c                          18. c                         19. a                            20. d
21. c                          22. b                         23. d                           24. c
25. a                          26. c                         27. c                            28. b
29. c                          30. c                         31. c





Related links:
Indian Cities and their Nicknames
Dance form associated with different states of India
GK questions for Class 2
Science Quiz questions for Class 2
GK questions for Class 3




38 comments:

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  2. very interesting and important question

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  3. Excellent collections.... Thanks

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  4. Nice collection.... Very usefull!!

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  5. Very interesting for kids thanks lot

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  6. Very good for children to improve their knowledge-snikitha , 2nd class , chaitanya central school ,Mahabubnager

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  7. Where is the answer of format questions pls tell me that answer

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    1. Rega Raja - I have added the answer key at the end of the worksheet format questions. Please check if it is helpful.

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  8. its a Very good Gk For Children. Thanks for Sharing.

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  9. India does not in fact have a national sport, many people do not know that :)

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    1. Thanks for the info Rashmi! Verified this point and updated.

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  10. Hi Shefali, good effort... Would like to see more, Thanks for sharing

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  11. Hi Shefali, good effort... Would like to see more, Thanks for sharing

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  12. Hi Shefali, VERY USEFUL FOR CHILDREN KNOWLEDGE DEVELOP

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