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50+ GK Questions for Class 6

Romsha Vats   •   26 Oct, 2023   •   6 mins

Complete Guide: General Knowledge Questions and Answers for Class 6

In this article, we shall list 55 GK questions for students of class 6. These questions have been curated with the intent of helping young students polish their general awareness of the world. A thorough reading of this article will enhance their knowledge and serve as a means to encourage reading and learning outside the school curriculum.

GK Questions for Class 6

  1. In which year was the Battle of Plassey fought?
    Answer: 1757
  2. The ‘Great Lakes’ are spread across which two countries?
    Answer: Canada and the USA
  3. Which is the only even prime number?
    Answer: 2
  4. How many seconds are there in an hour?
    Answer: 3600
  5. What do you call a triangle with two sides of equal length?
    Answer: Isosceles triangle
  6. Which was the first animal to go to space?
    Answer: Dog
  7. What is the capital of Ukraine?
    Answer: Kiev
  8. Which is the largest river on Earth in terms of volume?
    Answer: Amazon
  9. Which language has the most speakers in the world?
    Answer: Mandarin Chinese
  10. Which mineral is found in our teeth and bones?
    Answer: Calcium
  11. Which country invented paper?
    Answer: China
  12. Who is known as the father of history?
    Answer: Herodotus
  13. Which planet has the biggest known volcano in our solar system?
    Answer: Mars (Olympus Mons)
  14. What is the full form of WiFi?
    Answer: Wireless Fidelity
  15. In which state is the Bandhavgarh National Park located?
    Answer: Madhya Pradesh
  16. On which day does the summer solstice occur?
    Answer: August 22
  17. Who founded the Mauryan dynasty?
    Answer: Chandragupta Maurya
  18. In which state is Mt.Kanchenjunga located?
    Answer: Sikkim
  19. Who was the first Governor-General of Bengal?
    Answer: Warren Hastings
  20. What is the capital of Australia?
    Answer: Canberra
  21. Who painted the ‘Mona Lisa’?
    Answer: Leonardo da Vinci
  22. Which milk product comes in over 2,000 varieties?
    Answer: Cheese
  23. Which is the slowest-moving animal on Earth?
    Answer: Sloth
  24. Which is the most successful video game of all time (in terms of sales)?
    Answer: Minecraft
  25. When is World Water Day celebrated?
    Answer: March 22
  26. In which country did the word ‘selfie’ originate?
    Answer: Australia
  27. What do you call the imaginary line that divides Earth into the Southern and Northern hemispheres?
    Answer: Equator
  28. In which ocean does the Bermuda Triangle lie?
    Answer: Atlantic Ocean
  29. Which city is also known as the ‘Big Apple’?
    Answer: New York City
  30. Who wrote ‘The Jungle Book’?
    Answer: Rudyard Kipling
  31. Which is the coldest city in the world?
    Answer: Yakutsk, Russia
  32. Which ancient Indian ruler is also known as the ‘Napoleon of India’?
    Answer: Samudragupta
  33. Which state has the longest coastline in India?
    Answer: Gujarat
  34. What is the capital of Switzerland?
    Answer: Bern
  35. Who invented the Radio?
    Answer: Guglielmo Marconi
  36. What do we call a baby horse?
    Answer: Colt
  37. Where is Mt. Kilimanjaro located?
    Answer: Tanzania, Africa
  38. How many times does a resting heartbeat in a day?
    Answer: 1,15,200 beats
  39. In which city is the Hawa Mahal Palace located?
    Answer: Jaipur
  40. In which Indian state will you find the ‘Pangong Lake’?
    Answer: Ladakh
  41. Which layer of the atmosphere is closest to Earth?
    Answer: Troposphere
  42. Which company made the first mobile phone?
    Answer: Motorola
  43. Which sea animal has no skeletons or organs in its body?
    Answer: Jellyfish
  44. Which bird is a symbol of peace?
    Answer: Dove
  45. Which is the world’s largest lake by area?
    Answer: Capsian Sea
  46. What is the National Emblem of India
    Answer: The Lion Capital of Asoka
  47. Who was the first Indian woman to win an Olympic medal?
    Answer: Karnam Malleswari
  48. Who is known as the Wizard of Hockey in India?
    Answer: Major Dhyan Chand
  49. Who is known as the Grand Old Man of India?
    Answer: Dadabhai Naoroji
  50. Which nutrient plays an important role in muscle-building?
    Answer: Protein
  51. Which Mughal emperor is called ‘Zinda Pir’?
    Answer: Aurangzeb
  52. Which animal does not make any sound?
    Answer: Giraffe
  53. Who is the author of ‘Ramacharitamanas’?
    Answer: Tulsi Das
  54. What is the name of the sacred text of the Jews?
    Answer: The Torah
  55. What is the capital of Iceland?
    Answer: Reykjavik

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