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50+ GK Questions for Class 2

Newsahoot   •   8 Sep, 2023   •   6 mins

Complete Guide: General Knowledge Questions and Answers for Class 2

In this article, we will be listing over 50+ GK questions for students of class 2. These questions have been designed to enhance the general knowledge of class 2 students by introducing them to simple, age-appropriate facts. 

By reading such quick and easy GK questions, children can boost their awareness and knowledge in minutes!

GK Questions for Class 2

  1. Which planet has the most moons?
    Answer: Saturn
  2. How many sense organs does a human body have?
    Answer: Five
  3. What is at the centre of our solar system?
    Answer: The Sun
  4. Which part of the plant conducts photosynthesis?
    Answer: Leaves
  5. How many bones are there in the human body?
    Answer: 206
  6. What is the capital of India?
    Answer: New Delhi
  7. Which is the longest river in India?
    Answer: Ganga
  8. How many oceans are there in the world?
    Answer: Four
  9. In which year did India gain Independence?
    Answer: 1947
  10. Where is the Taj Mahal located?
    Answer: Agra, Uttar Pradesh
  11. How many hours are there in a day?
    Answer: 24
  12. Who was the last Mughal emperor who ruled India?
    Answer: Bahadur Shah Zafar
  13. Who was the first Indian to receive the Nobel Prize?
    Answer: Rabindranath Tagore
  14. Which mountain peak is the highest in the world?
    Answer: Mt. Everest
  15. What is the capital of China?
    Answer: Beijing
  16. Which is the largest state (in area) in India?
    Answer: Rajasthan
  17. How many months make up a year?
    Answer: 12
  18. Who is the President of India?
    Answer: Draupadi Murmu
  19. Which animal is also called the ship of the desert?
    Answer: Camel
  20. Which festival celebrates the birthday of Jesus Christ?
    Answer: Christmas
  21. Who was the first man to step foot on the moon?
    Answer: Neil Armstrong
  22. Which Indian city is known as the ‘Pink City’?
    Answer: Jaipur
  23. How many players are there in a cricket team?
    Answer: 11
  24. Which bird lays the largest eggs in the world?
    Answer: Ostrich
  25. What is the currency used in the USA?
    Answer: Dollar
  26. Which is the smallest state in India?
    Answer: Goa
  27. Which is the hardest mineral in the world? 
    Answer: Diamond
  28. What is the National Flower of India?
    Answer: Lotus
  29. What is the capital city of Japan?
    Answer: Tokyo
  30. Which is the National Animal of India?
    Answer: Tiger
  31. In which direction does the sun rise?
    Answer: East
  32. Which is the longest river in the world?
    Answer: Nile
  33. Which is the biggest continent (in area)?
    Answer: Asia
  34. Which gas makes up most of the earth’s atmosphere?
    Answer: Nitrogen
  35. Which day is observed as World Literacy Day?
    Answer: September 
  36. How many years are there in a century?
    Answer: 100 years
  37. Who is credited for discovering the medicine Penicillin?
    Answer: Alexander Fleming
  38. Which mammal can fly?
    Answer: Bat
  39. Which is the largest living animal on the Earth? 
    Answer: Elephant
  40. Which planet is nearest to the Sun?
    Answer: Mercury
  41. Which state is known as the ‘fruit bowl’ of India?
    Answer: Himachal Pradesh
  42. Which planet is known as the Red Planet?
    Answer: Mars
  43. Char Minar is located in which city?
    Answer: Hyderabad
  44. Who is known as the ‘Iron Man of India’?
    Answer: Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
  45. Which is the fastest animal on the land?
    Answer: Cheetah
  46. Which is the largest ocean in the world?
    Answer: Pacific Ocean
  47. Which is the smallest continent in the world?
    Answer: Australia
  48. Which is the only country in the world to have an ocean named after it?
    Answer: India, Indian Ocean
  49. In which country is the Mount Everest located?
    Answer: Nepal
  50. How many colours does the rainbow have?
    Answer: 7
  51. What is the capital of the USA?
    Answer: Washington, D.C.
  52. Which state in India is also known as the “Land of Rising Sun”?
    Answer: Arunachal Pradesh
  53. Which is the smallest bird in the world?
    Answer: Bee Hummingbird
  54. What do you call a shape with 6 sides?
    Answer: Hexagon
  55. Who invented the electric bulb?
    Answer:  Thomas Alva Edison
  56. What is the national bird of India?
    Answer: Peacock

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