35 Basic GK Questions on The Indian States and Their Capitals

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Giving general knowledge to children at a young age helps them to grow their knowledge at the personal and educational levels. In this article, we will talk about GK in the Indian states and their capital. Teaching them Indian states knowledge is important as we are part of India and we live here so it’s important to teach children about what states and cities are there in India in order to grow children’s knowledge at an early age. There are many good topics that come across while we communicate and one such topic is the states and Capitals of our country India which plays a major role. Children will love learning and growing their general knowledge through quiz format. This will help them in their education and boost their confidence. Here are the top 35 quizzes on Indian states for children:

How many states are there in India?

We have a total of 28 States in India and 8 Union Territories and every state and union territory has its own cities.

States and Capitals of India – General Knowledge Questions for Kids

We have made this lesson simpler for kids so that they learn it faster in a quiz format. For example, we have added the list of the top 35 questions and there are 4 options given from which they need to select the correct answer. This GK will also help them to learn about states’ names and other special things about their state. Let’s start with the Indian states quiz:

Q1. Name the capital of Arunachal Pradesh.

a) Gandhinagar
b) Hyderabad
c) Chandigarh
d) Itanagar

Q2. From the following which is the Capital of Assam?

a) Tezpur
b) Bhutan
c) Dispur
d) Agartala

Q3Which city is known as the City of Joy?

a) Coimbatore
b) Chennai
c) Imphal
d) Kolkata

Q4. Which is the Capital of Tamil Nadu?

a) Coimbatore
b) Chennai
c) Madurai
d) Kanchipuram

Q5. Out of the list which is the city of Telangana State?

a) Hyderabad
b) Nizamabad
c) Nalgonda
d) Mahbubnagar

Q6. From the following name the Capital of Mizoram.

a) Khawzawl
b) Gangtok
c) Jaipur
d) Aizawl

Q7. From the following which is the city of Meghalaya?

a) Shillong
b) Kohima
c) Agartala
d) Aizawl

Q8. Amongst the list which state has the largest population?

a) Bihar
b) Uttar Pradesh
c) Maharashtra
d) Andra Pradesh

Q9. Name the state where the Elephant Falls is situated.

a) Manipur
b) Mizoram
c) Orissa
d) Meghalaya

Q10. From the following name the Capital of Thiruvananthapuram?

a) Telangana
b) Andhra Pradesh
c) Jammu and Kashmir
d) Kerala

Q11. From the following which is the Capital of Odisha?

a) Bhubaneshwar
b) Shillong
c) Cuttack
d) Kolkata

Q12. Name the capital of Kolkata. 

a) Jharkhand
b) West Bengal
c) Tripura
d) Odisha (Orissa)

Q13. What is the Capital of Tripura?

a) Kanchanpur
b) Udaipur
c) Aizawl
d) Agartala

Q14. Name the state that has the largest area.

a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Madhya Pradesh
c) Rajasthan
d) Maharashtra

Q15. What is the Capital of Gujarat?

a) Surat
b) Vadodara
c) Porbandar
d) Gandhinagar

Q16. From the following which is the Capital of Bihar?

a) Patna
b) Raipur
c) Kathmandu
d) Darbhanga

Q17. What is the Capital of Goa? 

a) Imphal
b) Panaji
c) Itanagar
d) Hyderabad

Q18. From the following which is the “summer capital” of Jammu and Kashmir?

a) Shimla
b) Anantnag
c) Jammu
d) Srinagar

Q19. What is the city of Kavaratti which is also a Union Territory?

a) Lakshadweep
b) Daman and Diu
c) Chandigarh
d) Dadar and Nagar Haveli

Q20. Name the Capital of Himachal Pradesh.

a) Chandigarh
b) Manali
c) Bhopal
d) Shimla

Q21. Name the capital of Chhattisgarh?

a) Raipur
b) Ranchi
c) Patna
d) Bengaluru (Bangalore)

Q22. What is the city of Port Blair which is also a Union Territory?

a) Puducherry
b) Daman and Diu
c) Andaman and Nicobar Islands
d) None of the below

Q23. From the following name the Capital of Punjab?

a) Jaipur
b) Chandigarh
c) Delhi
d) Chennai

Q24. What is the capital of Gangtok?

a) Arunachal Pradesh
b) Mizoram
c) Nagaland
d) Sikkim

Q25. Amongst the list name the capital of Ranchi.

a) Jharkhand
b) Bihar
c) Madhya Pradesh
d) Telangana

Q26. Which languages are spoken in Andhra Pradesh?

a) Odia and Telugu
b) Telugu and Urdu
c) Telugu and Kannada
d) All of the above languages

Q27. What is the capital of the State of Maharashtra?

a) Mumbai
b) Bihar
c) Bhopal
d) Bangalore

Q28. From the following which is the flower of Haryana?

a) Lotus
b) Rhododendron
c) Golden Shower
d) None of above

Q29. Name the state which is not located in the North of India.

a) Haryana
b) Jharkhand
c) Himachal Pradesh
d) Jammu and Kashmir

Q30. Which is the biggest coffee-producing Indian state?

a) Kerala
b) Arunachal Pradesh
c) Tamil Nadu
d) Karnataka

Q31. From the following name the state which has 3 capitals?

a) Andhra Pradesh
b) Jammu and Kashmir
c) Tamil Nadu
d) Punjab

Q32. Name the place which is the center of India.

a) Delhi
b) Raipur
c) Nagpur
d) None of above

Q33. Which place is known as the Tiger Capital of India?

a) Nagpur
b) Raipur
c) Delhi
d) None of above

Q34.  Among the list, Silvassa is the city of which Union Territory?

a) Kolkata
b) Puducherry
c) Dadar and Nagar Haveli
d) Mumbai

Q35. From the following name the capital of Uttaranchal?

a) Chandigarh
b) Raipur
c) Meerut
d) Dehradun


Here are the top 35 answers to the above questions. Check your children’s answers and cheer them on the correct answer:

Ans 1) d2) c3) d4) b
5) a6) d7) a8) b
9) d10) d11) a12) b
13) d14) c15) d16) a
17) b18) d19) a20) d
21) a22) c23) b24) d
25) a26) b27) a28) a
29) b30) d31) a32) c
33) a34) c35) d

Having basic knowledge about Indian states is important. This GK will help children to understand their country more and will also help them become more confident in life. This will help them to get involved in any debate or mind-twisting and brain-tickling GK questions where they can answer any questions that come their way confidently. We hope this question helped a lot of children in both educational and personal ways.

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.