Inquisitive minds of Class 3 students are always eager to explore the world around them. Encouraging their curiosity through General Knowledge questions is a fantastic way to broaden their horizons and nurture a love for learning. GK questions for Class 3 not only help them discover fascinating facts but also stimulate critical thinking and cognitive development.
General Knowledge plays a vital role in the holistic development of class 3 students. It encompasses a wide range of topics, including science, history, geography, and more, which helps young learners understand the world around them. It fosters curiosity and encourages them to ask questions, paving the way for continuous learning and exploration. By gaining knowledge about various subjects, students develop critical thinking skills and the ability to connect information, enabling them to make informed decisions. It boosts self-esteem and confidence, as they feel more knowledgeable and aware of their surroundings. Acquiring general knowledge from an early age contributes to the well-rounded growth of Class 3 students, nurturing their intellectual, emotional, and social development.
At The HDFC Schools, we pay great attention to ensuring that our students become street smart and astute as well as academically sound, by going beyond just the textbook. It is this attention to detail when it comes to the holistic development of children that has helped us rank among the best schools in Gurugram, top schools in Bengaluru and also among the 10 best schools in Pune.
Q1. In which country was Chess originated
Answer: Chess originated in India.
Q2. Which is the national tree of India
Answer: Banyan tree is the national tree of India.
Q3. Who was the first president of India
Answer: Jawaharlal Nehru was the first president of India.
Q4. Which is the highest mountain peak in the world
Answer: Mount Everest in Nepal is the highest mountain peak in the world.
Q5. Who invented the printing press
Answer: The printing press was invented by Johannes Gutenberg.
Q6. Which is the smallest bird in the world
Answer: Bee Hummingbird is the smallest bird in the world.
Q7. Who was the first to invent the computer
Answer: The computer was invented by Charles Babbage.
Q8. Who was known as the “Human Computer”
Answer: Shakuntala Devi was known as the Human-Computer for her extraordinary skills.
Q9. Which country was the first to start using paper money
Answer: China was the first country to start using paper money.
Q10. Which is the smallest continent in the world
Answer: Australia is the smallest continent in the world.
Q11. In terms of area, which is the largest country in the world
Answer: Russia is the largest country in the world with an area of 17.1 million km².
Q12. Which is the fastest land animal
Answer: Cheetah is the fastest land animal.
Q13. How many moons does Jupiter have
Answer: Jupiter has 79 moons.
Q14. How far is the Sun from the Earth
Answer: The Sun is 153 million kilometres away from the Earth.
Q15. Which is the highest mountain peak in India
Answer: Kanchenjunga is the highest mountain peak in India.
Q16. Which city in Asia got the first electric street light
Answer: Bengaluru in India was the first Asian city to get electric street lights.
Q17. What is the largest moon of Saturn named
Answer: The largest moon of Saturn is named Titan.
Q18. What is the biggest part of the brain called
Answer: The biggest part of the brain is called Cerebrum.
Q19. Who are the founders of Google
Answer: The founders of Google are Larry Page and Sergey Brin.
Q20. Who first calculated the value of Pi
Answer: the value of Pi was first calculated by Archimedes.
Q21. What instrument is used to calculate the speed of the wind
Answer: The speed of the wind is calculated by Anemometer.
Q22. Which planet takes the longest to complete one revolution around the Sun
Answer: Neptune takes the longest time to complete one revolution around the Sun.
Q23. Which substance is the hardest on Earth
Answer: Diamond is the hardest substance on Earth.
Q24. Who was the first person to land on the moon
Answer: Neil Armstrong was the first person to land on the moon.
Q25. How many years did the first world war last
Answer: The first world war lasted for four years from 1914-1918.
Q26. Which is the smallest country in the world
Answer: Vatican City is the smallest country in the world.
Q27. When is World Environment Day celebrated
Answer: World Environment Day is celebrated every 5th June.
Q28. Who is referred to as the “Nightingale of India”
Answer: Sarojini Naidu is known as the Nightingale of India.
Q29. Who was the first woman Prime Minister of India
Answer: Indira Gandhi was the first woman Prime Minister of India.
Q30. Which is the longest bone of the human body
Answer: The Femur is the longest bone of the human body.
Q31. Who is the first woman president of India
Answer: Pratibha Patil was the first woman president of India.
Q32. Who is known as the Father of the Indian Constitution
Answer: Dr. B.R. Ambedkar is known as the Father of the Indian Constitution.
Q33. Which is the national flower of India
Answer: The lotus is the national flower of India.
Q34. Which is the coldest location on Earth
Answer: The coldest location on Earth is the Vostok Station in Antarctica.
Q35. Which is the hottest place in the world
Answer: Danakil Depression in Ethiopia is known to be the hottest place in the world.
Q36. Which country is referred to as the “Land of White Elephants”
Answer: Thailand is referred to as the “Land of White Elephants”.
Q37. Which is the world’s largest rainforest
Answer: Amazon rainforest is the world’s largest rainforest.
Q38. Which part of the computer is called its brain
Answer: The CPU of the computer is known as its brain.
Q39. Which is the shortest bone in the human body
Answer: The stapes bone in the middle ear is the shortest bone in the human body.
Q40. What are all elements made up of
Answer: All elements are made up of Atoms.
Q41. How many times has India won the ICC World Cup
Answer: India has won the World Cup twice.
Q42. Who is the only woman boxer to have won a medal in each one of the seven world championships
Answer: Mary Kom is the only woman boxer to have won a medal in each of the seven world championships.
Q43. Who was the first woman to win a medal in Badminton at the Olympics
Answer: Saina Nehwal was the first woman to win a medal in Badminton at the Olympics.
Q44. Which is the tallest statue in the world
Answer: The tallest statue in the world is the Statue of Unity in India.
Q45. Which state is referred to as the “Fruit Bowl” of India
Answer: Himachal Pradesh is referred to as the “Fruit Bowl” of India.
Q46. Which state of India consists of the maximum population
Answer: Uttar Pradesh has the maximum population in India.
Q47. Which is the official language of Jammu and Kashmir
Answer: Urdu is the official language spoken by the natives of Jammu and Kashmir.
Q48. Which is the biggest Coral Reef in the world
Answer: The biggest coral reef in the world is the Great Barrier Reef.
Q49. Where is the Indian Parliament located
Answer: The Indian Parliament is located in New Delhi.
Q50. When is Republic Day celebrated
Answer: Republic Day is celebrated on the 26th of January.
Q51. Where is the Pyramid of Giza located
Answer: The Pyramid of Giza is located in Egypt.
Q52. Where is the Statue of Liberty located
Answer: The Statue of Liberty is located in New York, USA.
Q53. Which is the language that is widely spoken by the natives of Assam
Answer: The natives of Assam widely speak Assamese.
Q54. Which is one of the major languages spoken in Meghalaya
Answer: Khasi is one of the major languages spoken in Meghalaya.
Q55. Which is language widely spoken by the residents of Kerala
Answer: Malayalam is the largely spoken language by the natives of Kerala.
Q56. What was the Jim Corbett National Park earlier known as
Answer: Jim Corbett National Park was earlier known as Hailey National Park.
Q57. Which state has the highest number of National Parks
Answer: Madhya Pradesh has the highest number of National Parks.
Q58. Which state is also known as the Tiger State of India
Answer: Madhya Pradesh is also known as the Tiger State of India for being home to 19% of India’s Tiger population.
Q59. Which is the smallest national park in India
Answer: South Button National Park is the smallest national park in India.
Q60. What do BC and AD stand for
Answer: BC and AD stand for Before Christ and Anno Domini respectively.
Q61. What do AM and PM stand for
Answer: AM and PM stand for Ante Meridiem and Post Meridiem respectively.
Q62. Which is the longest human-made structure in the world
Answer: Great Wall of China is the longest human-made structure in the world.
Q63. Which is the only country that does not have a rectangular flag
Answer: Nepal is the only country that does not have a rectangular flag.
Q64. Which country’s national anthem has only music
Answer: Spain’s national anthem has only music and no words.
Q65. Which of the seven wonders of the world is found in India
Answer: Taj Mahal is one of the seven wonders of the world found in India.
Q66. Which is the tallest building in the world
Answer: Burj Khalifa in Dubai is the tallest building in the world.
Q67. Which is the most spoken language across the world
Answer: The most spoken language across the world is Mandarin Chinese.
Q68. What is the art of folding paper in beautiful shapes called
Answer: Origami is the art of folding paper in beautiful shapes.
Q69. What is the sum of all angles in a triangle
Answer: The sum of all angles in a triangle is equal to 180 degrees.
Q70. What number does not have its own Roman numeral
Answer: Zero does not have its own Roman numeral.
Q71. Which three consecutive numbers give the same answer both when added and multiplied
Answer: 1, 2 and 3 give the same answer when added and multiplied together.
Q72. How many seconds are there in a day
Answer: There are 86,400 seconds in a day.
Q73. How many bones does a newborn baby have
Answer: A newborn baby has 300 bones.
Q74. When was Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj born
Answer: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was born on February 19, 1630.
Q75. What are the animals that sleep during the day and are awake at night called
Answer: Animals that sleep during the day and awake at night are known as Nocturnal Animals.
Q76. In which year did the Quit India Movement start
Answer: The Quit India Movement started in 1942.
Q77. When did Chandra Gupta Maurya establish the Mughal Empire
Answer: Chandra Gupta Maurya established the Mughal Empire in 321 BC.
Q78. When was Subhas Chandra Bose born
Answer: Subhas Chandra Bose was born on 23rd January 1897.
Q79. When was Television introduced in India
Answer: Television was introduced in India in the year 1959.
Q80. What is the metal filament in a lightbulb made of
Answer: The metal filament in a lightbulb is made up of Tungsten.
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