General Knowledge Trivia for Kids

General Knowledge for Kids

1. What is the normal boiling point of water?

A. 90°C

B. 100°C

C. 125°C

D. 150°C

Ans: 100°C

  • The normal boiling point of water is 100.

2. Which of the following is the largest plateau on earth?

A. Deccan Plateau

B. Tibetan Plateau

C. Deosai Plateau

D. Mexican Plateau

Ans: Tibetan Plateau

  • Tibetan Plateau is the largest and highest plateau in the world.
  • It is known as “the roof of the world”.

3. Who is considered the father of the Indian Space Program?

A. C V Raman

B. Homi J Bhabha

C. Abdul Kalam

D. Vikram Sarabhai

Ans: Vikram Sarabhai

  • Dr. Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai is considered the Father of the Indian space program (ISRO) The Indian Space Research Organisation.

4. Which gas is filled in balloons to go vertically?

A. Oxygen

B. Helium

C. Chlorine

D. Hydrogen

Ans: Helium

  • Symbol of the Helium is He and atomic number 2.
  • It is a colorless, odorless, and tasteless, gas.
  • Its boiling and melting point are the lowest among all the elements.

5. What acid is found in lemon?

A. Acetic acid

B. Citric acid

C. Ascorbic acid

D. Malic acid

Ans: Citric acid

  • In 1784, Carl Wilhelm Scheele was the first who could extract citric Acid from the lemon.
  • Citric Acid is used for metal cleaning.
  • It is used in processed food products like beverages, soft drinks, etc
  • It is also used in cosmetics.

6. What branch of zoology studies insects?

A. Nematology

B. Etymology

C. Entomology

D. Morphology

Ans: Entomology

  • Entomology is the scientific study of insects and a branch of zoology.

7. Approximately how many minutes does it take sunlight to reach Earth?

A. 5 minutes

B. 6 minutes

C. 7 minutes

D. 8 minutes

Ans: 8 minutes

8. Which of the following is Laughing gas:

A. Nitric Oxide

B. Anaesthesia

C. Nitrous Oxide

D. Halothane

Ans: Nitric Oxide

  • Nitric Oxide is also known as laughing gas.  

9. Which of the following is not a mammal?

A. Blue whale

B. Elephant

C. Shark

D. All of the above

Ans: Shark

  • Shark is fish and fish is an aquatic animal, not a mammal.

10. Which famous scientist discovered gravity?

A. Sir Issac Newton

B. Albert Einstein

C. Michael Faraday

D. None of the above

Ans: Sir Issac Newton

  • Gravity is an invisible force that pulls objects toward each other.
  • Earth’s gravity keeps you on the ground and makes things fall.
  • Anything that has mass also has gravity.
  • Objects with more mass have more gravity.

11. In our solar system the asteroid belt is found between which two planets?

A. Mars and Jupiter

B. Earth and Mars

C. Jupiter and Saturn

D. Venus and Earth

Ans: Mars and Jupiter

12. Which is the longest bone in the human body?

A. Femur

B. Stirrup

C. Tibia

D. Fibula

Ans: Femur

  • Femur is thighbone

13. In which galaxy our solar system is situated?

A. Milky Way

B. Andromeda

C. Proxima Centauri

D. None of the above

Ans: Milky Way

14. In which country chess was invented?

A. America

B. England

C. India

D. Russia

Ans: India

15. Which is the biggest part of the brain?

A. Cerebrum

B. Cerebellum

C. Brainstem

D. None of these

Ans: Cerebrum.

  • The brain has three parts – Cerebrum, Cerebellum, and Brain Stem
  • The cerebrum is the biggest part of the brain

16. In which Indian state the Sun temple is located?

A. Utter Pradesh 

B. Odisha  

C. West Bengal

D. Bihar

Ans: Odisha

  • The capital city of Odisha state is Bhubaneswar.
  • It is the 8th largest state of India by area.

17. How many hearts does an octopus have?

A. 1

B. 2

C. 3

D. 4

Ans: 3 Lungs

  • An octopus has three hearts.

18. Which is the fastest flying bird in the world?

A. Pigeon 

B. Parrot

C. Peacock

D. Peregrine falcon

Ans: Peregrine falcon

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