GK Questions And Answers That Can Improve Your Child General Knowledge

GK Questions And Answers That Can Improve Your Child General Knowledge

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In which book does the fictional town of ‘Malgudi’ first find a mention?

Ans : Swami and Friends

During which century did the famous poet Kabir live?

Ans : 15th century AD

Which Indian authors have won the Man Booker Prize?

Ans : V S Naipaul, Salman Rushdie, Arundhati Roy, Kiran Desai and Aravind Adiga

Who won the inaugural JCB Prize for Literature in 2018?

Ans : Benyamin for Jasmine Days (Translated from Malayalam by Shahnaz Habib)

Who wrote ‘The Jungle Book’?

Ans : Rudyard Kipling

What is the pen name of Munshi Premchand?

Ans : Nawab Rai

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When were the Commonwealth Games first held?

Ans : 1930

Which country is hosting the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019?

Ans : England

Which tennis player was ranked India’s National number 1 by the Women’s Tennis Association for a decade (2003-2013)?

Ans : Sania Mirza

Who is the first Indian ever to feature among the top 10 women squash players in the world?

Ans : Dipika Pallikal Karthik

Who is the popular athlete with 12 toes to win a gold medal in the 2018 Asian Games?

Ans : Swapna Barman

Which Indian airport uses only solar power to run its operations?

Ans : Cochin International Airport

When is National Farmer’s Day celebrated in India?

Ans : 23 December

Who is the youngest person to climb Mount Everest?

Ans : Malavath Purna

Which Indian cities are the cleanest according to Swachh Survekshan 2018?

Ans : Indore, Bhopal, and Chandigarh

Who is the current Governor of the Reserve Bank of India?

Ans : Shaktikanta Das

According to the Air Quality Index report released by Central Pollution Control Board in 2018, which is the most polluted city in India?

Ans : Patna

When is the National Girl Child Day celebrated in India? 

Ans : 24 January

Who is the current chairman of the Central Board Of Secondary Education? 

Ans : Rakesh Kumar Chaturvedi

What day is celebrated as International Day of Charity?

Ans : 5 September

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Who designed the periodic table?

Ans : Dmitri Mendeleev

What is used for artificially ripening fruit?

Ans : Calcium Carbide

Which element is a diamond made of?

Ans : Carbon

Which gas is also known as laughing gas?

Ans : Nitrous Oxide

What is the highest temperature that mercury thermometers can measure?

Ans : 360-degree celsius

Which metal is used to make the filament of the electric bulb?

Ans : Tungsten

How many kilometers are there in a light-year?

Ans : 94,60,73,00,00,000 km

At what temperature is the density of water at its maximum?

Ans : 4-degree celsius

What does the ozone layer protect us from?

Ans : UV rays

In which Indian state is the world’s longest sandstone cave located?

Ans : Krem Puri in Meghalaya

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Who was the first Indian woman to win a medal at the Olympics?

Ans : Karnam Malleswari

Who is the first Indian to win a Nobel Prize?

Ans : Rabindranath Tagore

What is the name of the oldest known civilization found in the Indian subcontinent? 

Ans : Indus Valley Civilisation

Who is the first Indian woman to become a botanist? This person also made sugarcanes taste sweeter.

Ans : Janaki Ammal

How many bones does a human adult have?

Ans : 206

In which country is the Global Seed Vault located?

Ans : Norway

Apart from Homo Sapiens, which are the other two species under the genus ‘Homo’?

Ans : Homo habilis and Homo erectus

Why does the Red Sea’s water sometimes turn red?

Ans : The sea is sometimes filled with the blooms of the algae Trichodesmium Erythraeum. When they die, the water becomes reddish-brown. It is also known as ‘sea sawdust’.

Which are the easily available sources of Vitamin B12?

Ans : Milk, eggs, fish, nuts, legumes, red meat, etc.

In which year did the massacre of Jallianwala Bagh occur?

Ans : 1919

How many years did it take to build the Taj Mahal?

Ans : 20 years

Who was the first law minister of independent India?

Ans : Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar

Who opened the first school for girls in India?

Ans : Savitribai Phule

Who was the first Indian woman to become a pilot?

Ans : Captain Prem Mathur

Who was the first Indian to become the president of the UN General Assembly?

Ans : Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit

Which language was thought to be spoken by Buddha?

Ans : Pali

Who is known as the missile woman of India?

Ans : Tessy Thomas

In which century did the use of the Charkha (spinning wheel) become common in India?

Ans : 14th Century AD

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