General Knowledge Quiz For CBSE Class 6th - 8th (SET- 1)

General Knowledge Quiz

Questions & Answers for Class 6th - 8th
(SET- 1)


1) The study of the behavior and properties of matter
a. Meteorology
b. Biophysics
c. Physics
d. Environmental Science
The correct answer is : Physics

2) When water is solidified, its volume
a. Increases
b. Decreases
c. Remains same
d. None of the above
The correct answer is : Increases

3) Pulses are a rich source of
a. Vitamins
b. Proteins
c. Fats
d. Carbohydrates
The correct answer is : Proteins

4) Which of the following is a autotrophy?
a. Algae
b. Fungi
c. Bacteria
d. Protozoa
The correct answer is : Algae

5) Where is the central drug research institute is located?
a. Panaji
b. Lucknow
c. Pune
d. Chennai
The correct answer is : Lucknow

6) The currency symbol '€' represents
a. Egyptian pound
b. European euro
c. Indian Rupee
d. Japanese Yen
The correct answer is : European euro

7) Sunstroke can occur in
a. January
b. May
c. August
d. October
The correct answer is : May

8) The reaction of living things to a stimulus is called
a. Response
b. Production
c. behavior
d. None of the above
The correct answer is : Response

9) Which of the satellite is not launched by India?
a. Bhaskara
b. Rohini
c. INSAT -2A
d. Sputnik
The correct answer is : Sputnik

10) Dr.Bhimrao Ambedkar's birth day is
a. 14th September
b. 14th November
c. 14th January
d. 14th April
The correct answer is : 14th April

11) The first country to issue stamps was
a. Britain
b. Russia
c. America
d. India
The correct answer is : Britain

12) Malaria is spread by
a. Female anopheles mosquito
b. housefly
c. aedes
d. culex
The correct answer is : Female anopheles mosquito

13) Representation of the data in the form of pictures is called
a. Vertical bar graph
b. Horizontal bar graph
c. Pictographs
d. Pie diagrams
The correct answer is : Pictographs

14) What is the adjective form of the verb 'help'?
a. helped
b. helpful
c. helps
d. helping
The correct answer is : helpful

15) 'Adigo Alladigo Sree Hari Vasamu' samkirthana is of
a. Jayadeva
b. Purandaradasa
c. Annamacharya
d. Tyagaraja
The correct answer is : Annamacharya

16) The chemical name of laughing Gas is
a. Nitrogen Gas
b. Nitrous oxide
c. Nitrogen peroxide
d. Nitrogen di oxide
The correct answer is : Nitrous oxide

17) The smallest bone in the human being is
a. Femur
b. Stapes
c. Radius
d. Tarsals
The correct answer is : Stapes

18) The space occupied by a closed figure is called its
a. Straight line
b. Area
c. Volume
d. Perimeter
The correct answer is : Area

19) How many rows will be there in a spread sheet used in computers?
a. 65536
b. 256
c. 2556
d. 62226
The correct answer is : 65536

20) Where the Central Institute of Foreign Languages is located?
a. Chennai
b. Hyderabad
c. New Delhi
d. Mysore
The correct answer is : Hyderabad

21) Who was the founder of the Kindergarten education system?
a. Friedrich Froebel
b. Mother Theresa
c. Mahatma Gandhi
d. Robert Edwards
The correct answer is : Friedrich Froebel

22) World teachers day is
a. 5th September
b. 5th October
c. 5th November
d. 5th December
The correct answer is : 5th October

23) If all sides are equal and all inner angles are equal, it is called
a. Regular Pentagon
b. Regular Hexagon
c. Regular Polygon
d. None of the above
The correct answer is : Regular Polygon

24) Who is considered the father of Geometry?
a. Srinivasa Ramanujan
b. Pythagoras
c. Euclid
d. C.V.Raman
The correct answer is : Euclid

25) National filmfare awards 2011 best Sci & Tech film is
a. Boxing ladies
b. Advitham
c. Leaving Home
d. Heart to Heart
The correct answer is : Heart to Heart

26) Which was the first university established in the world?
a. Munich
b. Nalanda
c. Cambridge
d. Osmania
The correct answer is : Nalanda

27) Who is the chair person of National Commission on Population?
a. President of India
b. Loksabha Speaker
c. Prime Minister of India
d. Chief Justice of Supreme court
The correct answer is : Prime Minister of India

28) In 5x8 the power is
a. 5
b. x
c. x8
d. 8
The correct answer is : 8

29) What is the chemical name of common salt used in daily life?
a. Sodium Chloride
b. Calcium Chloride
c. Potassium Chloride
d. Magnesium Chloride
The correct answer is : Sodium Chloride

30) How many cautionary signs and symbols for traffic in India are found on the board at driving school?
a. 10
b. 15
c. 40
d. 80
The correct answer is : 40

31) What is the right opposite word for " Defeat"?
a. Virtue
b. More
c. Victory
d. Vigorous
The correct answer is : Victory

32) If a paper size is 8.27' X 11.69' ,then it is called
a. A3
b. A4
c. A5
d. A6
The correct answer is : A4

33) The sentence which is either true or false is called
a. Statement
b. open sentence
c. equation
d. variable
The correct answer is : Statement

34) Which of the following blood group is called universal donor?
a. O
b. AB
c. A
d. B
The correct answer is : O

35) The book "Ardhashastra" was written by
a. Shudrak
b. Vishakhadatta
c. Kalidasa
d. Kautilya
The correct answer is : Kautilya

36) One sq.yard is equal to
a. 3 sq.feet
b. 6 sq.feet
c. 9 sq.feet
d. 12 sq.feet
The correct answer is : 9 sq.feet

37) Mathematical symbol for "is greater than or equal to"
a. ≤
b. ±
c. ≥
d. ≠
The correct answer is : ≥

38) Multiply 4x with (-3y). The value is
a. 12xy
b. 4xy
c. (-43xy)
d. -12xy
The correct answer is : -12xy

39) Find the wrongly spelt word from the following
a. Administration
b. Psychology
c. Contridictory
d. Prominence
The correct answer is : Contridictory

40) Find the book written by Dr. S. Radhakrishnan from the following
a. Kitab-ul-Hind
b. Indian Philosophy
c. Jhootha Sach
d. Eternal India
The correct answer is : Indian Philosophy

41) If the angle between two plane mirrors is 45o, then the number of images are formed
a. 4
b. 5
c. 6
d. 7
The correct answer is : 7

42) Which of the following statements is not correct?
a. Air occupies space
b. Air exerts pressure
c. Air is essential for breathing
d. Air does not have weight
The correct answer is : Air does not have weight

43) Which is the biggest planet among the following?
a. Jupiter
b. Saturn
c. Earth
d. Mars
The correct answer is : Jupiter

44) What is the next number in the series 3,12,21,30, …..
a. 36
b. 39
c. 43
d. 47
The correct answer is : 39

45) Name of the highest national recognition of distinguished sportspersons in India is
a. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna
b. Dhyna Chand
c. Arjuna
d. Dronacharya
The correct answer is : Arjuna

46) Right to Information Act come into effect in the year
a. 2004
b. 2005
c. 2006
d. 2007
The correct answer is : 2005

47) Find the musical instrument which uses string to produce sounds from the following
a. Tabla
b. Harmonium
c. Sitar
d. Flute
The correct answer is : Sitar

48) How many coins are there in the game carrom?
a. 9
b. 18
c. 19
d. 20
The correct answer is : 19

49) Which of the following is not a hospital waste?
a. used syringes and needles
b. used laboratory chemicals
c. used saline bottles
d. None of the above
The correct answer is : None of the above

50) Which of the following gives 100% tax exemption under 80-G in India?
a. YSS of India
b. PMNRF
c. NGOs
d. TTD
The correct answer is : PMNRF

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