Enhancing our comprehension of the world we live in, general knowledge holds great significance. Thus, commencing the pursuit of knowledge and refining one's general knowledge from an early age becomes crucial. This compilation of GK questions for class 7 students, curated by The HDFC School educators, aims to aid young learners in elevating their general awareness. Strengthening their knowledge in this way will set them apart in the classroom.
General Knowledge is vital for Class 7 students because it expands their awareness, builds a knowledge base, improves decision-making, boosts confidence, enhances academic performance, fosters curiosity, prepares for exams, nurtures a global perspective, encourages lifelong learning, and enhances communication skills. It shapes well-rounded individuals with a broader understanding of the world.
At The HDFC Schools, we ensure that your child receives the holistic development they require to improve not only their academic performance in school but also set them up for success in later life. This has helped our schools in Gurugram, Bengaluru and Pune to consistently rank among the top CBSE Schools in these cities.
Q1. World Homoeopathy Day is observed on ______
Answer: April 10
Q2. What is the square of 42?
Q3. Baku is the capital of which country?
Q4. Name the currency used in Japan.
Q5. Which lake is situated on the border of countries, Peru and Bolivia?
Answer:- Lake Titicaca
Q6. What is the distance travelled by light in one year called?
Answer: Light Year
Q7. When is World Hearing Day?
Answer: March 23
Q8. Name a non-metal that conducts electricity.
Q9. The birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel is observed as?
Answer: National Unity Day (Rashtriya Ekta Divas - 31st October).
Q10. Who discovered X-Rays?
Answer: Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen
Q11. Name the main gases present in the Sun.
Answer: Hydrogen and Helium
Q12. Name the capital of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Q13. What is the capital of Norway?
Q14. What are the tiny pores present in plant leaves called?
Q15. Who invented electricity?
Answer: Benjamin Franklin
Q16. Name the continent known as the “Dark Continent”?
Q17. What is the hardest substance available on Earth?
Q18. Name the instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure.
Q19. Who was the first woman to go to space?
Answer: Valentina Tereshkova
Q20. Which bird is known for its intelligence?
Q21. Which is the gas absorbed by plants?
Answer: Carbon Dioxide
Q22. What is the capital of Denmark?
Q23. Olympic Games of which year were cancelled due to World War I?
Q24. How many players are there in a Kho Kho team?
Q25. Who was the first President of the United States?
Answer: George Washington
Q26. Name the continent with the highest population density.
Q27. Beriberi disease is caused by the deficiency of which vitamin?
Answer: Vitamin B
Q28. Scientific study of birds.
Q29. Name the organ responsible for blood purification in the human body
Q30. What is the name of the process where excess water in plants gets released?
Q31. What is the main source of energy produced through photosynthesis in plants?
Q32. What is the measure of moisture in the air called?
Q33. How many sides does a decagon have?
Q34. What is the cube root of 27?
Q35. What is another name for Northern Lights?
Answer:- Aurora Boralis
Q36. There are a total of how many time zones in the world?
Q37. What is the full form of GPS?
Answer: Global Positioning System
Q38. Which famous explorer discovered Cuba?
Answer: Christopher Columbus
Q39. Which is the hardest substance on the human body?
Answer: Tooth enamel
Q40. Where is the headquarters of UNESCO located?
Answer: Paris, France
Q41. Which planet is known as Earth’s Twin?
Q42. Which is the loudest animal on Earth?
Answer: Sperm whale
Q43. Which blood group is known as a “universal donor”?
Q44. Which animal is known as the Flying Mammal?
Answer: The Bat
Q45. Which animal has fingerprints similar to that of humans?
Q46. What is the colour of a polar bear’s skin?
Q47. Which protein is a fingernail made of?
Q48. Which bird can fly backwards?
Q49. Who was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize?
Answer: Marie Curie (in the year 1903)
Q50. Which is the warmest sea on Earth?
Answer: Read Sea
Q51. Which is the fastest snake in the world?
Answer: Black Mamba
Q52. Which is the largest organ in the human body?
Q53. What is the atomic number of Iron (Fe)?
Q54. What is the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)?
Answer: Abu Dhabi
Q55. Golfer Vijay Singh belongs to which country?
Q56. Which blood cells do not have a nucleus?
Answer: Blood platelets
Q57. Who authored the renowned novel “The Godfather”?
Answer: Mario Puzo
Q58. RAM is located in which part of the computer?
Q59. Who was nicknamed the “Little Corporal”?
Answer: Napoleon Bonaparte
Q60. The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel has frescoes painted by which famous painter?
Q61. What was the court language used by the Mughals?
Q62. When did World War II start?
Q63. Vienna is the capital of which country?
Q64. Who discovered Protons?
Q65. What does ‘Xylem’ in plants do?
Answer: Transport water
Q66. Which is the ‘class’ of Octopus?
Q67. What does Big Bang Theory explain?
Answer: Origin of Universe
Q68. Who is the author of ‘Origin of Species’?
Answer: Charles Darwin
Q69. What kind of mosquito carries malaria?
Answer: Anopheles Mosquitoes
Q70. Name the smallest Ocean.
Answer: Arctic Ocean
Q71. Which day is celebrated as World Consumer Rights Day?
Answer: March 15
Q72. Which is the sacred book of Buddhists?
Q73. What is the SI unit of Force?
Q74. Who is the author of ‘Wings of Fire’?
Answer: A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
Q75. Who is the father of Economics?
Answer: Adam Smith
Q76. What is the common name of Sodium Carbonate?
Answer: Washing Soda
Q77. What is Phycology?
Answer: Study of Algae
Q78. Which is the first Asian country to orbit Mars?
Q79. Which country is the largest producer of Coffee?
Q80. Which are the colours of the rings of the Olympic flag?
Answer: Black, Red, Blue, Green, and Yellow
Q81. Who invented the elevator?
Answer: Elisha Graves Otis
Q82. Which river crosses the equator twice?
Answer: Congo River
Q83. Which is the device used to locate submerged objects under sea?
Q84. List the name of the Four Vedas.
Answer: Rigveda, Yajurveda, Atharvaveda, Samaveda
Q85. When did India enact the "Wildlife Protection Act"?
Q86. Name the first national park in India to be equipped with satellite phones.
Answer: Kaziranga National Park in Assam
Q87. Name two styles of Hindustani Classical Music.
Answer: Tarana and Khyal
Q88. What is the function of the hump in a camel?
Answer: It stores fat and helps with the insulation of heat.
Q89. Who has the authority to declare a "Global Emergency"?
Answer: World Health Organisation (WHO).
Q90. Name the Currency used in Singapore.
Answer: Singapore Dollar
Q91. The ‘Chithirai Thiruvizha' festival is celebrated in which state of India?
Answer: Tamil Nadu
Q92. What is the capital of Antigua and Barbuda?
Answer: Saint John’s
Q93. Mohenjo-Daro Site of Indus Valley Civilization was associated with which river?
Q94. How many and which countries are there in Great Britain?
Answer: There are three countries that make-up Great Britain- England, Wales, and Scotland.
Q95. Which Channel divides the Indian Islands Andaman and Nicobar in the Bay of Bengal?
Answer: Ten Degree Channel
Q96. Kalidasa was one of the nine gems of the court of which King?
Answer: King Vikramaditya of Ujjain
Q97. Garo tribes are found in which state of India?
Q98. What is the name of India's longest Highway having a length of 4,112 km?
Answer: National Highway 44
Q99. Name the city of Pakistan which is World famous for maximum production of Footballs.
Q100. Which African country is very famous for chocolate?
GK has become an important subject for Class 7. They have to clear this exam to enter the next standard. Therefore, students have to work hard and prepare well for GK to score high marks in their exams. A few tips are given here that can help the students of Class 7 to prepare and score high marks in GK.
Students of Class 7 must inculcate a habit of reading newspapers. Reading the daily newspaper is one of the best ways to prepare for GK. Newspapers are the best source that provides the latest and most reliable information related to daily events. Therefore, in schools also, teachers must emphasize reading newspapers at least for 10-15 minutes.
Students must read a variety of general knowledge books in addition to their school textbooks for enhancing their general knowledge. Reading more books will help students to gain more knowledge and information related to current events.
Watching the news is another important source of gathering information regarding the latest events happening around society as well as the country. Therefore, students must watch the news for a few minutes to get updates on the latest events.
Nowadays, the internet has become the biggest source of information and students spend most of their spare time on the internet. Therefore, instead of watching useless stuff on the internet, students can gather information on the latest news to enhance their GK.
Students can find a large number of online resources, where they can find questions related to Class 7 GK.
Incorporating General Knowledge questions for Class 7 student is a valuable educational approach. By encouraging curiosity, broadening awareness, and fostering critical thinking, these questions play a pivotal role in nurturing well-informed, confident, and globally-aware individuals. Emphasizing GK in the curriculum prepares students for academic success, equips them to make informed decisions, and instils a lifelong passion for learning. As they continue their educational journey, a strong foundation in General Knowledge will undoubtedly prove to be an invaluable asset in various aspects of their lives.
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General Knowledge Questions for Class 7