25 Simple GK Questions & Answers on The Earth for Kids

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Giving children knowledge about the earth is important as it will expand their knowledge of the place where they live. It is our home. Yes, that is earth. Having knowledge about everything around them expands children’s knowledge and helps them to build themselves at a young age. This article will cover GK on earth for classes 1, 2, and 3 children where they will learn about many interesting facts and information about the planet earth. Children will love learning about the different planets present on earth as it is an interesting activity. Let’s start with the quiz on earth for classes 1, 2, and 3 with answers for children:

Quick Facts About the Earth for Class 1, 2 and 3

Here are some amazing facts about the earth for young ones:

  • 60% of the population lives in Asia.
  • The age of planet earth is around 4.54 billion years.
  • In the world, Asia is the biggest and largest continent.
  • Children will love to know that Planet earth constantly spins every day.
  • In the world, Africa is the second biggest and largest continent.

How GK on Earth will help children?

This knowledge on earth will help children in many ways:

  • This knowledge will help them to improve their thinking skills and make them ready for the future
  • It is necessary to introduce your child to the planet at an early age as it will help them to learn about the earth that they live on.
  • This knowledge will also help them on personal and academic levels.
  • This knowledge will help them to gain a lot of information which will make them boost their confidence at a young age.

General Knowlege Questions And Answers On The Earth For Children

It is important to give children knowledge about the universe we live in. We live on a planet called earth. There are many varieties of species that live on the planet and we are one of them. Let’s look at these top 30 questions on planet earth with answers. Here we have given 4 choices from which children need to pick the correct answer:

Q1. From the following name of the biggest mountain on Earth? 

a) Mount Everest
b) Mount Kilimanjaro
c) Denali
d) K2

Q2. From the following name 2 main metals in the Earth’s core?

a) Magnesium and Iron
b) Nickel and Iron
c) Lithium and Nickel
d) Iron and Nickel

Q3. Who was the first person who walked on the Moon?

a) Elon Musk
b) Edison
c) Neil Armstrong
d) Einstein

Q4. What Earth is also known as?

a) Yellow planet
b) Brown planet
c) Black planet
d) Blue planet

Q5. From the following name of the lengthiest ocean on Earth? 

a) The Pacific Ocean
b) The India Ocean
c) The Atlantic Ocean
d) The Arctic Ocean

Q6. What color does the planet earth come from the moon?

a) Red
b) Green
c) Yellow
d) Blue

Q7. What does the imaginary line of the Earth is called?

a) Tropic of Capricorn
b) Arctic Circle
c) Equator
d) Tropic of Cancer

Q8. From the following how many natural satellites does planet Earth have?

a) 3
b) 6
c) 2
d) 1

Q9. What do we call the force that holds us together to the Earth? 

a) Centripetal Force
b) Gravitational Force
c) Centrifugal Force
d) Acceleration

Q10. Name the habitable planet in our solar system.

a) Venus
b) Mercury
c) Earth
d) Mars

Q11. From the following name the planet that is closest to the Earth?

a) Venus
b) Jupiter
c) Mercury
d) Saturn

Q12. Name the complete hours of earth that one rotation takes place.

a) 36
b) 6
c) 12
d) 24

Q13. When does the rotation of Earth happen? 

a) The Earth spins on its axis
b) The sun orbits around the Earth
c) The Earth orbits around the moon
d) The Earth orbits around the sun

Q14. What does the earth results in the change of seasons?

a) When the moon blocks the sun
b) Revolution
c) Rotation
d) The orbit of the Earth

Q15. Name the gas that is most abundant on the Earth.

a) Oxygen
b) Nitrogen
c) Carbon Dioxide
d) Hydrogen

Q16. From the following name the closest star to Earth? 

a) Sun
b) Proxima Centauri
c) Moon
d) Alpha Centauri A

Q17. Name the galaxy that is our Earth and a part of the solar system.

a) Black Eye Galaxy
b) Whirlpool Galaxy
c) Andromeda Galaxy
d) Milky Way

Q18. What causes the change in the length of shadows on Earth?

a) Earth’s rotation
b) Movement of the sun
c) Earth’s revolution
d) Blockage of Earth by the moon

Q19. From the following name, the season when Earth is closest to the sun?

a) Spring
b) Summer
c) Winter
d) Autumn

Q20. From the following how many planets are there in our solar system including Earth? 

a) 8
b) 6
c) 2
d) 4

Q21. What is composed of molten rocks that come out during an eruption?

a) Magmas
b) Lava
c) Crust
d) Core

Q22. Name the day when the Sun is closest to the Earth. 

a) March 8th
b) April 6th
c) February 12th
d) January 4th

Q23. Name the planet that is no longer a part of the solar system.

a) Venus
b) Mercury
c) Pluto
d) Mars

Q24. From the following what is called Sun?

a) Comet
b) Star
c) Planet
d) Galaxy

Q25. Name the hottest planet on the earth.

a) Venus
b) Mars
c) Pluto
d) Mercury


Here are the answers for all the above questions on planets for classes 1, 2, and 3 children. Check out the children’s correct answer and if they correct cheer them answer more. You can even make this activity interesting by giving them chocolates for the right answers. This way they will show more interest to study more and more answers and they will remember the names as well:

Ans 1) a2) d3) c4) d
5) a6) d7) c8) d
9) b10) c11) c12) d
13) a14) b15) b16) b
17) d18) a19) b20) a
21) b22) d23) c24)b
25) d

We hope children have got enough knowledge about the different planets and facts about them. This lesson will definitely help them in their education.

Suhana Dessai

Suhana holds a master's degree in computer and from the University of Goa. She has around 3 years of experience in various fields of writing and editing. By profession, she is a freelancer Content Writer. As an associate editor at SudivGuide, Suhana edits and ensures the articles are aligned with the website's editorial standards.