57+ GK Questions About India For Classes 1, 2 and 3 Kids With Answers

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It is important to teach children about the place they live in as they will get to know many things at a young age. This knowledge about India will help children to get aware of the current event, and festivals happening in India and how everything runs here such as schools, political history etc. In this article children will learn about India through general knowledge questions and answers. General knowledge helps children to get aware of cultures, traditions, natural history and basic awareness of what is happening around the world. This knowledge will not only help them in their education but this will also help them in their personal life as well, especially when participating in any competition, debates or tests. In this article, children will learn 57+ GK questions and answers about India in English for classes 1, 2 and 3. Young ones are not aware of many things but this lesson will definitely help them to know about various things about India.

Interesting Facts about India for Grades 1, 2 and 3

Here are quick facts about India for children in classes 1, 2 and 3:

  1. India is the only country that has 2 million Hindu temples.
  2. The highest rail bridge in the world is Indian Chenab Bridge.
  3. India is the first country who started and mined diamonds.
  4. India has a total of 22 spoken languages.
  5. In India people eat food with their fingers.
  6. Holi is the most loved and colourful festival celebrated by all religions.
  7. India has a total of 29 states.

57+ Popular General Knowledge Questions on India for Grades 1, 2 and 3

We have added here a 57+ list of general knowledge quizzes related to India. This lesson will cover topics such as history, science, geography and Indian politics. Let’s have a look at the quiz on India:

Q1. Which is the longest Indian river?

Answer: The Ganges.

Q2. Name the National Anthem of India.

Answer: Jana Gana Mana.

Q3. How much is the total area occupied by India?

Answer: 3,287,263 sq km.

Q4. On the Indian Flag how many colours are there, Name them.

Answer: 4, Saffron, White, a blue Ashoka Chakra and Green.

Q5. How Indian national currency is known?

Answer: Rupee.

Q6. What is the southernmost city of India?

Answer: Kanyakumari.

Q7. Which is the hottest Indian state?

Answer: Rajasthan.

Q8. Which person was India’s first Prime Minister?

Answer: Jawaharlal Nehru.

Q9. Which person was India’s first President?

Answer: Dr Rajendra Prasad.

Q10. Which newspaper was started by Annie Besant?

Answer: New India.

Q11. Which person was the Viceroy when the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre took place on 13 April 1919?

Answer: Lord Chelmsford.

Q12. How Raja Rammohan Roy helped the legislative?

Answer: Abolition of Sati.

Q13. How many languages do the Indian constitution have?

Answer: 22 languages.

Q14. Which first woman of India to be awarded the Bharat Ratna?

Answer: Indira Gandhi.

Q15. Name the person who is called the Flying Sikh of India.

Answer: Milkha Singh.

Q16. Name the temple that is shaped like a chariot and is dedicated to the Sun God.

Answer: Sun Temple in Puri.

Q17. Name a few of India’s top Olympic sports.

Answer: Wrestling, Shooting, Field hockey, and Athletics.

Q18. Name 3 services of the Indian Armed Forces.

Answer: Indian Army, Indian Navy, and Indian Air Force.

Q19. Name the state that has the title of Scotland of the East.

Answer: Shillong.

Q20. Name the place where the Gautam Buddha attains enlightenment.

Answer: Bodh Gaya, Bihar.

Q21. Name the first place to discover India.

Answer: Vasco da Gama.

Q22. Name the person who is known as the “Iron Man” of India.

Answer: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

Q23. Which is the Capital of India?

Answer: New Delhi.

Q24. Name the state that is also known as the Indian fruit bowl.

Answer: Himachal Pradesh.

Q25. Name the national sport of India.

Answer: Hockey.

Q26. Name the state that is also known as the land of the rising sun in India.

Answer: Arunachal Pradesh.

Q27. Name the place where the Taj Mahal is located.

Answer: Agra.

Q28. Name the Indian state that has the very smallest coastline.

Answer: Goa.

Q29. Which is the Indian national heritage animal?

Answer: Elephant.

Q30. Name the state where the International Kite Festival is celebrated.

Answer: Gujarat.

Q31. Name the state that has the highest population in India.

Answer: Uttar Pradesh.

Q32. Which is the national bird of India?

Answer: Peacock.

Q33. How many states are present in India?

Answer: 28 states and 8 Union territories.

Q34. Name the national animal of India.

Answer: Tiger.

Q35. Name the person who is called the Father of the Nation.

Answer: Mahatma Gandhi.

Q36. Name the festival that is called the colourful festival of India.

Answer: Holi.

Q37. Name the 7 wonders of India.

Answer: Taj Mahal, Red Fort, Golden Temple, Ajanta-Ellora Caves, The Statue of Unity, Konark Sun Temple and Hampi.

Q38. Nand the countries that share borders with India?

Answer: Pakistan, China, Bhutan, Afghanistan, Myanmar, Nepal and Bangladesh.

Q39. Which are the Houses of Parliament?

Answer: The Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.

Q40. Name the first person in India who receive the Nobel Prize.

Answer: Rabindranath Tagore.

Q41. Name the Indian city that is called the Pink City.

Answer: Jaipur.

Q42. Which is India’s national flower?

Answer: Lotus.

Q43. How India is named Hindi?

Answer: Bharat.

Q44. Which day India’s Independence Day is celebrated?

Answer: August 15th.

Q45. What is the largest biosphere reserve in India?

Answer: Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve.

Q46. Name the Indian cricketer who won the Padma Bhushan in the year 2018.

Answer: MS Dhoni.

Q47. Name the place where the headquarters of ISRO is located.

Answer: Bengaluru.

Q48. Wo wrote the Ramayana?

Answer: Valmiki.

Q49. Name the smallest state of India.

Answer: Goa.

Q50. Name the latitude that passes through India.

Answer: Tropic of Cancer.

Q51. Which day India’s Republic Day is celebrated?

Answer: 26th January.

Q52. Which is India’s national fruit?

Answer: Mango.

Q53. Which is India’s national vegetable?

Answer: Pumpkin.

Q54. Name the metro man of India.

Answer: E Sreedharan.

Q55. In which year did Mother Teresa receive the Nobel Peace prize?

Answer: 1979.

Q56. Name the coffee-producing state of India.

Answer: Karnataka.

Q57. Name the city that is known as the diamond city of India.

Answer: Surat.

Q58. Where did the women’s post office locate in India?

Answer: Delhi.

Q59. Which person is known as the missile woman of India?

Answer: Tessy Thomas.

We hope children have got enough knowledge about India through the above questions and answers. These questions will definitely help them to clear any school tests and competitions. This is the most frequently asked question in debates and interviews as well.

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.