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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 4 have been mentioned below.

Some sample questions

Question: Which place is called the Orchid Paradise in India?
Answer: Arunachal Pradesh

 

Question: Where is the tower of silence situated in India?

Answer: Mumbai

 

Question: What is Japan also known as?

Answer: The land of rising sun

 

Question: Which is the tallest building in the world?
Answer: Burj Khalifa, Dubai

 

Question: Which is the brightest planet in our solar system?
Answer: Venus

 

Question: Who was the first president of America?
Answer: George Washington

 

Question: Who invented the computer?

Answer: Charles Babbage invented the computer

 

Question: How many bones are there in a human body?

Answer: 206

 

Question: Which organ is responsible for filtering out foreign material, losing worn out cell and producing white blood cell?
Answer: Spleen

 

Question: What is the fear of crossing road called?
Answer: Agoraphobia

 

Question: Who was the first Asian to be awarded the Nobel Prize?
Answer: Rabindranath Tagore

 

Question: Which acid is found in an apple?
Answer: Malic acid

 

Question: who was the inventor was the telescope?
Answer: Galileo Galilei

 

Question: Which state in India has the maximum population?
Answer: Uttar Pradesh

 

Question: Name the highest waterfall in the world
Answer: Angel falls

 

Question: What is the full form of RAM?

Answer: Random Access Memory

 

Question: Name three countries, the river Brahmaputra flows through?
Answer: China, India and Bangladesh

 

Question: Name the gas found in the most abundance in our planet’s atmosphere?

Answer: Nitrogen

 

Question: Who was the first President of our country?

Answer: Rajendra Prasad

 

Question: What is the height of the highest peak of the world, Mount Everest?

Answer: 8848 metres

 

Question: Who is the Finance Minister of India?

Answer: Arun Jaitley

 

Question: How many islands make up Lakshadweep?

Answer: 36

 

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: Which planet is known as the blue planet of our solar system?

Answer: Earth

 

Question: Which place in India is known as the tea garden?
Answer: Assam

 

Question: Which is the largest animal on land?
Answer: African Elephant

 

Question: Which is the smallest bird in the world?

Answer: Humming Bird

 

Question: Name the highest mountain peak of India

Answer: Mount Kanchenjunga

 

Question: Which river is called the holy river in India?

Answer: Ganga

 

Question: Which star nearest to our planet, Earth?

Answer: Sun

 

Question: Milk, eggs and cheese are source of which mineral?

Answer: Calcium

 

Question: Where is the Indian Military Academy located?

Answer: Dehradun

 

Question: What is the order of the planets in the Solar System?

Answer: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune

 

Question: Who was the author of the famous book Ramcharitramans?

Answer: Tulsidas

 

Question: What is 26th January celebrated as?

Answer: Republic day of India

 

Question: Nobel Prize is awarded in whose memory?

Answer: Alfred Nobel

 

Question: What is the ratio of width to the length of National Flag of India?

Answer: 2:3

 

Question: who wrote the Mahabharata?

Answer: Ved Vyas

 

Question: Gandhi Ji started the Dandi March in which year?

Answer: 1930

 

Question: When is the World Food Day?

Answer: October 16th

 

Question: Why are the leaves of a plant so important?

Answer:  They produce food for the plant through photosynthesis

 

Question: Which country is largest in terms of population?

Answer: China

 

Question: Who is considered the founder of Sikh religion?

Answer: Guru Nanak

 

Question: Which is the largest delta?

Answer: Sundarbans in India and Bangladesh

 

Question: Who gave the slogan Do or Die?

Answer: Mahatma Gandhi

 

Question: What is distance between Earth and Sun?

Answer: 149.6 Million kms

 

Question: Which is the longest mountain range in the world?

Answer: Andes in South America

 

Question: What is the most spoken language in the world?

Answer: Mandarin or Chinese

 

Question: Which is the highest plateau in the world?

Answer: Pamir Plateau in Tibet

 

Question: Durand Cup is related to which sport?

Answer: Football

 

Question: What is the full form of ISRO?

Answer: Indian Space Research Organisation

 

Question: Which is the largest salt water lake in India?

Answer: Sambhar Lake in Rajasthan

 

Question: When is the Red Cross day celebrated?

Answer: May 8th

 

Question: Which planet is known as the Red Planet?

Answer: Mars

 

Question: Place these shapes in order of how many sides they have—rectangle, triangle, octagon, and hexagon?

Answer: Triangle, rectangle, hexagon, octagon

 

Question: Who discovered the theory of relativity?

Answer: Albert Einstein

 

Question: Which country is known as the Land of Cakes?

Answer: Scotland

 

Question: Where is Disney Land located?

Answer: California, United States of America

 

Question: Name the country in the world to have no cinema theatres?

Answer: Saudi Arabia

 

Question: What is the name of our galaxy?

Answer: Milk Mekhela also known as the Milky Way

 

Question: What is the percentage of land on the floor of our planet?

Answer: 29 per cent

 

Question: When is Earth Day celebrated?

Answer: April 22nd of each year

 

Question: What is the full form of WHO?

Answer: World Health Organization

 

Question: Which country is endowed with the biggest barrier reef?

Answer: Australia

 

Question: Which is the coldest place or region on Earth?

Answer: East Antarctica

 

Question: Name the biggest bird in the world

Answer: Ostrich

 

Question: Who was the first Prime Minister of India?

Answer: Jawaharlal Nehru

 

Question: Which place in our country sees the maximum rain?

Answer: Mawsynram in Meghalaya

 

Question: Which state in India has the maximum and minimum literacy rate?

Answer: Kerela and Bihar respectively

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