General Knowledge Questions for Class 7

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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.

Why is GK important for Class 7 students?

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 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.

List of GK Questions for Class 7 with Answers

Q1. World Homoeopathy Day is observed on ______
Answer: April 10

Q2. What is the square of 42?
Answer: 1764

Q3. Baku is the capital of which country?
Answer: Azerbaijan

Q4. Name the currency used in Japan.
Answer: Yen

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.
Answer: Graphite

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.
Answer: Manama

Q13. What is the capital of Norway?
Answer: Oslo

Q14. What are the tiny pores present in plant leaves called?
Answer: Stomata

Q15. Who invented electricity?
Answer: Benjamin Franklin

Q16. Name the continent known as the “Dark Continent”?
Answer: Africa

Q17. What is the hardest substance available on Earth?
Answer: Diamond

Q18. Name the instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure.
Answer: Barometer

Q19. Who was the first woman to go to space?
Answer: Valentina Tereshkova

Q20. Which bird is known for its intelligence?
Answer: Owl

Q21. Which is the gas absorbed by plants?
Answer: Carbon Dioxide

Q22. What is the capital of Denmark?
Answer: Copenhagen

Q23. Olympic Games of which year were cancelled due to World War I?
Answer: 1916

Q24. How many players are there in a Kho Kho team?
Answer:- 9

Q25. Who was the first President of the United States?
Answer: George Washington

Q26. Name the continent with the highest population density.
Answer: Asia

Q27. Beriberi disease is caused by the deficiency of which vitamin?
Answer: Vitamin B

Q28. Scientific study of birds.
Answer: Ornithology

Q29. Name the organ responsible for blood purification in the human body
Answer: Kidney

Q30. What is the name of the process where excess water in plants gets released?
Answer: Transpiration

Q31. What is the main source of energy produced through photosynthesis in plants?
Answer: Glucose

Q32. What is the measure of moisture in the air called?
Answer: Humidity

Q33. How many sides does a decagon have?
Answer: 10

Q34. What is the cube root of 27?
Answer: 3

Q35. What is another name for Northern Lights?
Answer:- Aurora Boralis

Q36. There are a total of how many time zones in the world?
Answer: 24

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?
Answer: Venus

Q42. Which is the loudest animal on Earth?
Answer: Sperm whale

Q43. Which blood group is known as a “universal donor”?
Answer: O+

Q44. Which animal is known as the Flying Mammal?
Answer: The Bat

Q45. Which animal has fingerprints similar to that of humans?
Answer: Koala

Q46. What is the colour of a polar bear’s skin?
Answer: Black

Q47. Which protein is a fingernail made of?
Answer: Keratin

Q48. Which bird can fly backwards?
Answer: Hummingbird

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?
Answer: Skin

Q53. What is the atomic number of Iron (Fe)?
Answer: 26

Q54. What is the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)?
Answer: Abu Dhabi

Q55. Golfer Vijay Singh belongs to which country?
Answer: Fiji

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?
Answer: Motherboard

Q59. Who was nicknamed the “Little Corporal”?
Answer: Napoleon Bonaparte

Q60. The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel has frescoes painted by which famous painter?
Answer: Michelangelo

Q61. What was the court language used by the Mughals?
Answer: Persian

Q62. When did World War II start?
Answer: 1939

Q63. Vienna is the capital of which country?
Answer: Austria

Q64. Who discovered Protons?
Answer: Rutherford

Q65. What does ‘Xylem’ in plants do?
Answer: Transport water

Q66. Which is the ‘class’ of Octopus?
Answer: Cephalopod

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?
Answer: Tripitakas

Q73. What is the SI unit of Force?
Answer: Newton

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?
Answer: India

Q79. Which country is the largest producer of Coffee?
Answer: Brazil

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?
Answer: SONAR

Q84. List the name of the Four Vedas.
Answer: Rigveda, Yajurveda, Atharvaveda, Samaveda

Q85. When did India enact the "Wildlife Protection Act"?
Answer: 1972

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?
Answer: Indus

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?
Answer: Meghalaya

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.
Answer: Sialkot

Q100. Which African country is very famous for chocolate?
Answer: Ghana

Fun General Knowledge Facts for Class 7

  1. There are over 220,000 farms that produce coffee in Brazil.
  2. More than half of our bones are located in our hands, wrists, ankles, and feet.
  3. Japan is also called the land of the rising sun.
  4. The blood of mammals is red, the blood of insects is yellow, and the blood of lobster is blue.
  5. If you sneeze too hard you can fracture a rib. If you try to suppress a sneeze you could rupture a blood vessel in your head or neck and die.
  6. The eye muscles are the most active muscles in the entire body.
  7. Months that begin on a Sunday will always have a "Friday the 13th".
  8. Camels have 3 eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand.
  9. Earth is the only planet not named after a God.
  10. The first known transfusion of blood was performed as early as 1667 when Jean Baptiste transfused two pints of blood from a sheep and a young man.

Tips for Parents to Improve Their Child’s General Knowledge

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.

Read Newspapers

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.

Read General Knowledge Books

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.

Watch News

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.

Online Resources

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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