GK Questions for Class 8 with Answers
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GK Questions for Class 8th with Answers
Here 1 to 67 GK questions for the 8th class are given along with their answers. Try to guess the answer by yourself first. If you fail to guess, you will still learn something out of it.
1. How many players are there in one Baseball team?
2. Who founded the search engine " Google"?
Ans: Larry Page & Sergey Brin
3. How many sides does the Pentagon have?
4. What does 4G mean?
Ans: Fourth Generation
5. When was the camera invented?
Ans: In the year 1816
6. What is the height of Kanchenjunga?
Ans: 8,586 meter
7. What is the origin of the Tapi river?
Ans: Satpura Ranges
8. Which is said to be the highest region of the earth?
Ans: Tibet - 14,370 feet above sea level.
9. Which public sector bank is the largest in India?
Ans: State Bank of India
10. What was the ruling period of Razia Sultana?
Ans: 1236AD - 1240AD
11. Where is Salim Ali National Park located?
Ans: Jammu & Kashmir
12. Name any other search engine besides Google.
13. Where is the World Health Organisation situated?
Ans: Geneva, Switzerland
14. When does National Science day celebrate?
Ans: February 28
15. Kuala Lumpur is the capital of which country?
16. What is the currency of Japan?
Ans: Japanese Yen
17. Where is the pyramid of Khufu present?
18. Which Mughal ruler is associated with Bibi ka Maqbara?
19. Where was freedom fighter Udham Singh born?
Ans: Sangrur, Punjab
20. How many times can an American President be elected?
Ans: Eight years (Two times)
21. Who is known as the Father of Mathematics?
22. What is the capital of Mexico City?
Ans: Mexico City
23. How many MBs are there in 1 GB?
Ans: 1024 MBs
24. Name any one country which is present in both Asia and Europe.
25. What does COVID-19 mean?
Ans: Coronavirus Disease 2019
26. Which probe launch influenced the movie "Mission Mangal"?
Ans: Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) / Mangalyaan
27. Which revolutionary established the slogan "Jai Jawan Jai Kisan"?
Ans: Lal Bahadur Shastri
28. Who is the writer of "The God of Small Things"?
Ans: Arundhati Roy
29. Which was the first state on the basis of language in India?
Answer 29. Andhra Pradesh
30. Where does the Bhil tribe find?
31. What does "DC" mean in Washington DC?
Ans: District of Columbia
32. What is Nagpur famous for?
33. What is the full form of ISRO?
Ans: Indian Space Research Organisation
34. How many prime and non-prime numbers will there be in between 1 to 100?
Ans: 25 and 73
35. Which date is written in the preamble of India?
Ans: November 26, 1949
36. What is produced when there is friction?
37. What is the International Committee’s motto?
Ans: Faster, Higher, Stronger, and Together
38. How long does a Test Match last?
Ans: Over 5 days
39. When is Earth day celebrated?
Ans: 22nd April
40. ‘Taekwondo’ is from which country?
41. Which state in India has its own constitution?
Ans: Jammu and Kashmir
42. Name the smallest continent in the world.
43. What does LED stand for?
Ans: Light Emitting Diode
44. What is the language from which the word ‘Tsunami’ comes from?
45. What is the largest organ in the human body?
46. Who is the author of the book “The story of my experiments with truth”?
Ans: Mahatma Gandhi
47. Which state in India has the longest coastline?
Ans: Gujarat has the longest coastline of 1,596 km.
48. Which desert is the latest desert in the world?
49. Which two oceans are linked by the Panama Canal?
Ans: Atlantic and Pacific
50. Which year did India celebrate its first Republic Day?
51. Which continent is considered the hottest in the world?
52. Which bank is known as the “Banker’s Bank”?
Ans: Reserve Bank of India
53. Which animal never consumes water at all?
Ans: Kangaroo rat
54. Which element glows in the dark?
Ans: Radioactive element
55. Which planet in the solar system has the longest rotation?
56. Which metal is found in the earth’s core?
57. Which metal is a soft metal?
58. Which metal is in liquid form?
59. Which is the largest animal on land in the world?
Ans: African elephants
60. Which country in the world is the smallest in size?
Ans: Vatican City
61. Which is the fastest animal in the world?
62. Who invented electricity?
Ans: Benjamin Franklin
63. Which continent is called a “Dark continent”?
64. Which number has no number?
65. How many stars does the flag of China have?
66. What are the mediums through which sounds travel?
Ans: Solid, liquid and gas
67. Which is the largest animal in water?
Ans: Blue whale
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