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GK Questions for Class 10
1. Who published the Human Development Index (HDI)?
Ans. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
2. When did the Indochina war take place?
Ans. The Indochina War took place between 1946 – April 1975.
3.The term “ecosystem” ways first coined by
Ans. Sir Arthur G. Tansley
4.What is the theme of World Leprosy Day 2022?
Ans. The theme for World Leprosy Day 2022 is ‘United for Dignity’.
5.The ‘CLAP’ programme was launched by which Indian state or UT?
Ans. Andhra Pradesh launched the ‘CLAP’ programme. The Andhra Pradesh government started the Clean Andhra Pradesh (CLAP)-Jagananna Swachha Sankalpam programme to clean up rural areas, improve sanitation conditions, and waste management with public participation.
6.Where is the Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary situated?
7.When was the Landholders’ society established?
Ans. Landholders’ society was established in 1838.
8.Which vitamins help in the clotting of blood?
Ans. Vitamin K helps in the clotting of blood.
9.For what purpose are antipyretic medicines used?
Ans. Antipyretic medicines reduce fever.
10. Who built the Konark Sun Temple?
Ans. Narshimhadeva I built the Konark Sun Temple.
11. Name an alloy of mercury?
12.Why do stars twinkle?
Ans. Because of the phenomenon of refraction of light, stars twinkle.
13.Which state is the oldest producer of oil?
14. Metallurgical coal used in the smelting of iron ore is
15.Name one Rabi crop
16.Name one important beverage crop of India.
Ans. Coffee and Tea
17.Which state is the leading producer of gold?
18.Which coal is used for commercial use?
Ans. Bituminous Coa
19.What is the metal inside the wire?
20.Which mineral is used as fertilizer in the field?
21.What is a ferrous mineral?
Ans. Iron ore
22.Who said “Swaraj is my birthright and I will have it”?
Ans: Bal Gangadhar Tilak
23.Tehri Dam is the highest dam in India and is located on which river?
Ans: Bhagirathi River
24.Who has written the National Anthem of Bangladesh?
Ans: Ravindranath Thakur
25.What is the chemical formula of baking soda?
26.Who is the Amartya Sen in India?
Ans: Indian Economist
29.Name the parliament of Nepal?
Ans: Rashtriya panchayat
GK Questions for Class 10
30.How many spokes are there in Ashoka chakra?
Ans: 24 Spokes
31.Aligarh Muslim University was founded by?
Ans: Syed Ahmed Khan
32.Kathmandu is the capital of which country
33.Who was the founder of Brahma Samaj?
Ans : Raja Ram Mohan Roy
34.Nongkrem is a popular dance of?
35.Who was said to be the last viceroy of India?
Ans. Lord Louis Mountbatten
36.What is the currency of Iraq?
Ans. Iraqi Dinar
37.When was the State Bank of India founded?
Ans. July 1, 1955
38.Where is Bandhavgarh & Panna National Park located?
Ans. Madhya Pradesh
39.How many times the clock’s hands coincide in a day?
Ans. 22 Times
40.Which team won the first Indian Premier League in 2008?
Ans. Rajasthan Royals
41.What does shortcut key Shift + Home do?
Ans. Highlighting the current
42.Each year the ‘International Day of Peace’ is observed on which date?
Ans. September 21.
43. ‘Flagship rocket H3’ is belongs to which country?
Ans. Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency- JAXA.
44.A landform which mainly surrounded by water from three sides and connected to mainland from one side is called as what?
45.Bharatiya Janata Party or BJP (in India) was founded on which date?
Ans. 6 April 1980.
46.How many players are on a netball team?
47.Which planet to spins on its side, unlike the sun and other planets?
48.What is the color of the liquid and solid oxygen?
Ans. Pale blue
49.Who was the first king of Iceland?
Ans. Haakon IV
GK Questions for Class 10
50.What is the national flower in the Maldives?
Ans. Pink Rose (Rosa)
51.Which mountains serve as the boundary between Europe and Asia?
Ans. Ural Mountains
52.Which strait lies between the Andaman Sea and the South China Sea?
Ans. The Malacca Strait
53.India’s first ‘Air taxi service’ was launched in which state?
Ans. Haryana state.
54.How many countries are in the world?
Ans. 195 countries.
55.The world gets its blue tint how?
Ans. Because of orange and red
56.Which lake is situated at the border of Peru – Bolivia?
Ans. Lake Titicaca
57.You can melt which metal in the palm of your hand?
58.What is the total number of members in BIMSTEC?
59.Who are said to be the founders of the World’s famous Video site ” YouTube?
Ans. Steve Chen, Jawed Karim & Chad Hurley
60.Each year the ‘World Refugee Day’ observed on which date?
Ans. June 20.
61.Where is world’s oldest (45,500 years old) known cave painting?
62.Barnehurst town is located in which country?
63.Which strait connects the Mediterranean and the Black Sea?
64.What is the world’s oldest civilization?
Ans. Sumerian civilization
65.People from Ireland have what nationality?
66.Who is the head of the Indian Armed Forces ?
Ans:- President of India
67.On which day Panchayati Raj Day is celebrated every year in India ?
Ans :- April 24
68.Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated every year on which day ?
Ans:- July 26
69.Which scientist is known for the discovery of gravity ?
Ans :- Newton
GK Questions for Class 10
70.Who Designed of the national flag of India ‘Tiranga’ ?
Ans:- Pingali Venkaiah
71.Which city of India is known as the ‘ City of Golden Temples ‘ ?
Ans:- Amritsar, Punjab
72.Which vitamin is produced most rapidly in our body ?
Ans:- Vitamin D
73.Which is the national fruit of India ?
74.The longest national highway of India is ?
Ans :- NH 44
75.Who is known as Flying Sikh ?
Ans :- Milkha Singh
76.In which movement did Mahatma Gandhi give the slogan of ‘ do or die’ ?
Ans:- Quit India Movement
77.Neeraj Chopra is Related to which sport ?
Ans:- javelin throw
78.Which ruler of the Mughal Empire built the ‘ Taj Mahal ‘ ?
Ans:- Shah Jahan
79.Who founded the Arya Samaj ?
Ans :- Dayanand Saraswati
80.Who was the first woman IPS officer of India ?
Ans:- Kiran Bedi
81.When is National Youth Day celebrated every year ?
Ans :- On 12th January
82.Which great man has been given the title of Iron Man ?
Ans :- Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
83.Who is credited with the discovery of India ?
Ans :- Vasco da Gama
84.When was first railway line opened in India ?
Ans:- 1853 A.D.
85. ‘Sir Richard Hadlee’s Medal’ is the highest cricketing honor of which country?
Ans: New Zealand
86.Indian Stealth guided-missile destroyer INS Visakhapatnam has been manufactured by whom?
Ans: Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited
87.When Ajmer State was merged into Rajasthan?
Ans: 1 November 1956
88.Which is largest river basin in India?
Ans: Ganga basin.
89.Yarlung Tsangpo is the upper stream of which river?
90.Nirmala Sitharaman became the Defence Minister of India on which date?
Ans: 3 September 2017.
91.Where is the Central Arid Zone Research Institute located in India?
92.‘Mecca’ city is in which region of Saudi Arabia?
Ans: Hejazi Region.
93.Battles of Tarain was fought in which years?
Ans: First Battle – 1191 and Second battle – 1192.
94.The Amazon River falls into which ocean?
Ans: Atlantic Ocean.
95.Smart wearables company Fitbit belongs to which country?
Ans: United States of America.
96.Who is the first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) of India?
Ans: General Bipin Rawat (since 1 January 2020).
97.World’s largest volcanoes are around to which ocean?
Ans: Pacific ocean.
98.Who is the first to predict that the Sun is the center of the solar system and the Earth revolves around it?
99.Where is the Tomb of King Rammohan Rai located?
Ans: In Bristol, England.
100.The ‘Better Man’ is composed by whom?
Ans: Anita Nair
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