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50+ GK Questions for Class 5

Romsha Vats   •   19 Oct, 2023   •   6 mins

Complete Guide: General Knowledge Questions and Answers for Class 5

In this article, we will be listing over 55 GK questions for students of class 5. These questions have been designed to boost the general knowledge of class 5 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 5

  1. Where is the Gir National Forest located?
    Answer: Gujarat
  2. Who wrote the book ‘My Experiments with Truth’?
    Answer: Mahatma Gandhi
  3. What is the folk dance of Assam?
    Answer: Bihu
  4. Delhi is situated on the bank of which river?
    Answer: Yamuna
  5. Which city is known as the ‘Pearl City of India’?
    Answer: Hyderabad
  6. Which star indicates the North direction?
    Answer: Pole Star
  7. Who was the first President of the United States of America?
    Answer: George Washington
  8. In which sea does the Ganga River flow into?
    Answer: Bay of Bengal
  9. What do you call the place where dead bodies are kept?
    Answer: A mortuary
  10. Who is known as the Prince of Indian Mathematics?
    Answer: Srinivasa Ramanujan
  11. What is the scientific study of an earthquake called?
    Answer: Seismology
  12. The Victoria Memorial is located in which city?
    Answer: Kolkata
  13. Name the organ of the human body that produces a fluid known as bile.
    Answer: Liver
  14. The human heart is made up of what kind of muscles?
    Answer: Cardiac muscles
  15. By which process does the excess water in plants get released into the air?
    Answer: Transpiration
  16. Which cell organelle is known as the ‘powerhouse of the cell’?
    Answer: Mitochondria
  17. Who was the first Indian to win a gold medal at the Olympics?
    Answer: Abhinav Bindra
  18. Who is the Captain of the Indian Cricket team?
    Answer: Rohit Sharma
  19. What do you call the preserved remains of once-living organisms?
    Answer: Fossils
  20. Gambit and Stalemate are terms related to which sports?
    Answer: Chess
  21. Who is the founder of Microsoft?
    Answer: Bill Gates
  22. Which planet has the giant red spot?
    Answer: Jupiter
  23. Who is the Captain of the Indian Women's Cricket team? 
    Answer: Harmanpreet Kaur
  24. In which ocean did the famous Titanic ship sink in 1912?
    Answer: North Atlantic Ocean
  25. When is the World Red Cross Day celebrated?
    Answer: 4th May
  26. Which number system does not have any representation for ‘zero’?
    Answer: Roman Numerals
  27. What is the currency of Japan?
    Answer: Yen
  28. How far is the Moon from the Earth?
    Answer: 3.8 lakh km away
  29. What is the study of the Universe called?
    Answer: Cosmology
  30. Which is the smallest bone in the human body?
    Answer: Stapes (in the middle ear)
  31. Who is the Prime Minister of the UK?
    Answer: Rishi Sunak
  32. Which is the largest Mosque in India built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan?
    Answer: Jama Masjid, Delhi
  33. Which are the two organs in our body that keep on growing throughout life?
    Answer: Nose and Ear
  34. Which gas is also known as ‘Laughing Gas’?
    Answer: Nitrous Oxide
  35. On which day do we celebrate Martyr’s Day in India?
    Answer: 30th January
  36. What was the name of the dog that went to space for the first time?
    Answer: Laika
  37. Which is the largest plateau in the world?
    Answer: Tibetan Plateau
  38. When did the Second World War start?
    Answer: 1939
  39. What is the boiling point of water?
    Answer: 100 degrees Celsius
  40. Which two countries come from both continents, Asia and Europe?
    Answer: Russia and Turkey
  41. What do AM and PM stand for?
    Answer: Ante Meridiem and Post Meridiem
  42. Which is the coldest planet in our solar system?
    Answer: Neptune
  43. How many Cricket World Cups has India won till now?
    Answer: Two
  44. Kalahari Desert is in which continent?
    Answer: Africa
  45. Which is the largest freshwater lake in the world by area?
    Answer: Lake Superior
  46. Who is the founder of Buddhism?
    Answer: Siddhartha Gautam
  47. How many layers are there in the Earth’s atmosphere?
    Answer: Five
  48. How many minutes does it approximately take for sunlight to reach Earth?
    Answer: 8 minutes
  49. Which gas is filled in balloons?
    Answer: Helium
  50. Which planet is closest to Earth?
    Answer: Venus
  51. When is United Nations Day celebrated?
    Answer: 24th October
  52. Sanskrit is one of the official languages of which Indian state?
    Answer: Uttarakhand
  53. Who was the first Indian to go to space?
    Answer: Rakesh Sharma
  54. Who was the first Indian woman to climb Mount Everest?
    Answer: Bachendri Pal
  55. What is the name of India and Pakistan’s border?
    Answer: Radcliffe Line

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