General knowledge is an important aspect of a student’s life and though, is not always prescribed in the syllabus forms an important foundation for the intellectual building. Some important GK questions for Class 5 have been mentioned below.
Some sample questions
Question: What does UPS stand for?
Answer: Uninterrupted Power Supply
Question: Name the four metropolitan cities of India
Answer: Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Delhi
Question: Name the birthplace of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose
Answer: Cuttack in Odisha
Question: What is the boiling point of water?
Answer: 100 degree is the boiling point of water.
Question: Narendra Modi was the Chief Minister of which states?
Question: Which state has taken up Sanskrit as an official language?
Question: Name the first female Indian Astronaut
Answer: Kalpana Chawla
Question: Who was the first Indian to go to space?
Answer: Rakesh Sharma
Question: Who was India’s longest serving Prime Minister?
Answer: Jawaharlal Nehru
Question: Which is the smallest continent?
Question: Who invented the telephone?
Answer: Alexander Graham Bell
Question: Which acid is found in lemon?
Answer: Citric Acid
Question: What is India’s form of Governance?
Question: How many states does India have?
Question: Who was the first Indian Woman to climb Mount Everest?
Answer: Bachendri Pal
Question: ‘Madhubani’, a style of folk paintings, is popular in which of the following states in India?
Question: Australia lies between which two oceans?
Answer: The Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean
Question: Name the 14th President of India
Answer: Ram Nath Kovind
Question: Which Indian woman was the first to win the Nobel Prize?
Answer: Mother Teresa
Question: Who was the inventor of the light bulb?
Answer: Thomas Edison
Question: Who is the Finance Minister of India?
Answer: Arun Jaitley
Question: What is the national game of USA?
Question: What is the full form of NEWS?
Answer: North East West South
Question: What is the full form of AM and PM?
Answer: Ante Meridiem and After Midday
Question: Who is the Vice President of India?
Answer: Venkaiah Naidu
Question: Name the lightest gas
Question: Who wrote Panchatantra?
Answer: Vishnu Sharma
Question: Who was the first Indian to have won the Nobel Prize?
Answer: Rabindranath Tagore
Question: Name the region that has the oldest rocks
Question: Name the highest mountain peak of India
Answer: Mount Kanchenjunga
Question: Entomology is the science that studies
Question: How many layers are there in Earth’s atmosphere?
Question: Name the biggest planet in our solar system
Question: Which is the largest plateau in the world?
Answer: Tibetan Plateau
Question: What is the order of the planets in the Solar System?
Answer: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune
Question: Who invented the Television?
Answer: John Logie Baird
Question: Where is the Ajanta caves situated?
Question: What is the name of India and Pakistan’s border?
Answer: Radcliffe Line
Question: What is the ratio of width to the length of National Flag of India?
Question: Which gas commonly known as laughing gas
Answer: Nitrous oxide
Question: Gandhi Ji started the Dandi March in which year?
Question: What is the study of Universe known as?
Question: Why are the leaves of a plant so important?
Answer: They produce food for the plant through photosynthesis
Question: The famous Ganga Sagar Mela an annual fair is held in which state of India?
Answer: West Bengal
Question: Who is considered the founder of the Sikh religion?
Answer: Guru Nanak
Question: Who was known as the Indian Napoleon?
Question: Who gave the slogan Do or Die?
Answer: Mahatma Gandhi
Question: What is the distance between Earth and Sun?
Answer: 149.6 Million km
Question: Which is the largest country in the world based on the area?
Question: What is the most spoken language in the world?
Answer: Mandarin or Chinese
Question: Which is the longest river in the world?
Question: Which is the largest bone in the human body?
Answer: Femur, also known as the thighbone
Question: Which is the first biosphere reserve in India?
Answer: Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve
Question: Which is the largest freshwater lake in India?
Answer: Wular Lake
Question: What is the full form of HTTP?
Answer: Hypertext Transfer Protocol
Question: Which planet is known as the Red Planet?
Question: Place these shapes in order of how many sides they have—square, triangle, octagon, and hexagon?
Answer: Triangle, square, hexagon, octagon
Question: Who discovered the theory of relativity?
Answer: Albert Einstein
Question: When is Hindi Diwas celebrated?
Answer: September 14th of every year
Question: What is the script for Hindi language?
Question: Who was the most sought-after social reformer after the end of Sati?
Answer: Raja Ram Mohan Roy
Question: What is the name of our galaxy?
Answer: Milk Mekhela also known as the Milky Way
Question: What is the percentage of water on the floor of our planet?
Answer: 71 percent
Question: When is Earth Day celebrated?
Answer: April 22nd of each year
Question: Which is the longest and shortest river in India?
Answer: Brahmaputra and Tapi, respectively.
Question: Name the metals known to the people of Indus Valley Civilisation?
Answer: Copper, bronze, silver and gold
Question: Who was the first female Governor of an Indian State?
Answer: Sarojini Naidu
Question: Jhum cultivation is a method of cultivation which is used to be practised in which state?
Question: Which planet is the coldest planet in our solar system?
Question: Who was the first Muslim lady to rule the Delhi Throne?
Answer: Razia Sultana
Question: Where will you find the largest museum of India?
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