General Knowledge Olympiad - Sample question paper 06

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Which of the following is NOT true about animals?

(a) Pet animals live with us.

(b) Arial animals can fly.

(c) All animals live on land.

(d) Wild animals live in jungle.

Answer: (c) All animals live on land.

Explanation: Not all animals live on land; some live in water or fly in the air.

Q) Which of the following is a WRONG match of animal and its home?

(a) Cat - Kennel

(b) Horse - Stable

(c) Rabbit - Hutch

(d) Tiger - Lair

Answer: (a) Cat - Kennel

Explanation: Cats usually don't stay in kennels; they might have different shelters.

Q) Which of the following will you find in forests, jumping on the trees?

(a) Monkey

(b) Deer

(c) Tiger

(d) Cow

Answer: (a) Monkey

Explanation: Monkeys are known for jumping on trees, especially in forests.

Q) Which of the following is the fastest running animal?

(a) Lion

(b) Cheetah

(c) Dog

(d) Rabbit

Answer: (b) Cheetah

Explanation: Cheetahs are known for their incredible speed and are the fastest running animals.

Q) Which of the following is the most colourful part of a plant which changes into fruit?

(a) Root

(b) Leaves

(c) Flower

(d) Stem [2017]

Answer: (c) Flower

Explanation: The flower is the most colourful part of a plant that changes into fruit.

Q) Which of the following is the green part of a plant where food is made?

(a) Root

(b) Shoot

(c) Leaves

(d) Stem [2016]

Answer: (c) Leaves

Explanation: Leaves are the green part of a plant where photosynthesis occurs.

Q) How many number of seeds are present in watermelon?

(a) One

(b) Two

(c) Four

(d) Many

Answer: d) Many

Explanation: Watermelons typically contain many seeds.

Q) Which of the following is a creeper? (2016)

(a) Pumpkin

(b) Money Plant

(c) Grapevine

(d) Bean

Answer: c) Grapevine

Explanation: Grapevine is an example of a creeper.

Q) Which of the following is a vegetable?

(a) Pineapple

(b) Tomato

(c) Brinjal

(d) Both (a) & (b)

Answer: d) Both (b) Tomato and (c) Brinjal

Explanation: Both tomatoes and brinjals are commonly considered vegetables in a culinary context.

Q) Which of the following trees have strong and woody branches? (2015)

(a) Mango

(b) Money plant

(c) Neem

(d) Both (a) and (c)

Answer: (d) Both (a) and (c)

Explanation: Neem trees and Mango trees both have strong and woody branches.

Q) Which of the following is a feature of shrubs?

(a) Short and bushy stem

(b) Long branches

(c) Weak stem

(d) All of the above

Answer: a) Short and bushy stem

Explanation: Shrubs typically have short and bushy stems.

Q) Which of the following plants is a herb?

(a) Grapevine

(b) Tulsi

(c) Coriander

(d) Both (b) & (c)

Answer: d) Both (b) & (c)

Explanation: Both Tulsi and Coriander are examples of herbs.

Q) Which of these animals lives in water as well as on land?

(a) Dolphin

(b) Crocodile

(c) Lion

(d) Jellyfish

Answer: (b) Crocodile

Explanation: Crocodiles are known to live both in water and on land.

Q) This animal is the main source of wool from which we make warm clothes for the winter. Name the animal.

(a) Goat

(b) Sheep

(c) Cow

(d) Cat

Answer: (b) Sheep

Explanation: Sheep are the primary source of wool used for making warm clothes.

Q) What part of a plant makes food using sunlight?

(a) Root

(b) Leaf

(c) Stem

(d) Flower

Answer: (b) Leaf

Explanation: The leaf is the part of the plant that uses sunlight to make food through a process called photosynthesis.

Q) Which of the following is a domestic animal that gives us milk?

(a) Lion

(b) Elephant

(c) Cow

(d) Tiger

Answer: (c) Cow

Explanation: Cows are domestic animals that provide us with milk.

Q) What do we call a young one of a butterfly?

(a) Calf

(b) Chick

(c) Larva

(d) Cub

Answer: (c) Larva

Explanation: The young one of a butterfly is called a larva or caterpillar.

Q) Which of the following animals has a trunk?

(a) Giraffe

(b) Elephant

(c) Zebra

(d) Kangaroo

Answer: (b) Elephant

Explanation: Elephants are known for their long trunks.

A group of crocodiles is called a/an __________.

(a) Army

(b) Float

(c) Pod

(d) Tower

Answer: (b) Float

Explanation: A group of crocodiles is called a "float."

An apple is a _______. It contains _______ inside it which gives rise to a new _______.

(a) Seed, fruit, flower

(b) Fruit, seeds, leaves

(c) Fruit, leaves, fruit

(d) Fruit, seeds, plant

Answer: (d) Fruit, seeds, plant

Explanation: An apple is a fruit. It contains seeds inside it, and these seeds give rise to a new plant.

Which one of the following is called the King of Fruits?

(a) Mango

(b) Banana

(c) Apple

(d) Orange

Answer: (a) Mango

Explanation: Mango is often referred to as the King of Fruits.

Which of the following statements is true?

(a) Pineapple is a vegetable.

(b) Pumpkin is a vegetable.

(c) Wheat is a vegetable.

(d) Guava is a vegetable.

Answer: (b) Pumpkin is a vegetable.

Explanation: Pumpkin is a vegetable.

Amit has two animals. They both are very useful to Amit. One gives milk, and the other is used for travelling from one place to another. Which of the following animals does Amit have?

(a) Cow and Lion

(b) Goat and Hen

(c) Cow and Horse

(d) Cow and Deer

Answer: (c) Cow and Horse

Explanation: Cows give milk, and horses are often used for traveling.

Arrange the following sentences in the correct order.

1. Cut the fruits safely with a knife.

2. Clean your hands first.

3. Wash the fruits.

4. Eat fruits as they keep us healthy.

Answer: (b) 2-3-4-1

Explanation: The correct order is to first clean hands, then wash the fruits, cut them safely, and finally eat them.

Q) What is the primary function of roots in a plant?

(a) Photosynthesis

(b) Support

(c) Absorb water and nutrients

(d) Reproduction

Answer: (c) Absorb water and nutrients

Explanation: Roots of a plant are responsible for absorbing water and nutrients from the soil.

Q) Choose the odd one out.

(a) Lion

(b) Fox

(c) Sheep

(d) Dolphin

Answer: (d) Dolphin

Explanation: Only dolphin is aquatic.

Q) Give a group name for the following set of words: Mosquito, Bee, Fly, Butterfly, Wasp

(a) Sea creatures

(b) Insects

(c) Dogs

(d) Tools

Answer: (b) Insects

Explanation: The given words are all types of insects.

Q) A dog likes to bark, Mostly at the park. A cow likes to ____, But it does not have a clue. Which of the following words will complete the given rhyme?

(a) Blue

(b) Coo

(c) Moo

(d) Boo

Answer: (c) Moo

Explanation: The word "moo" completes the rhyme for the cow.

Q) What is a group of puppies called?

(a) Litter

(b) Swarm

(c) School

(d) Pride

Answer: (a) Litter

Explanation: A group of puppies is commonly known as a litter.

Q) Monkey can jump and climb trees, Giraffes are tall and they eat leaves. Parrots are colorful and they can _______. Elephants can’t but would love to try. Which of the following words will complete the given rhyme?

(a) Dye

(b) Fly

(c) Ply

(d) Buy

Answer: (b) Fly

Explanation: The word "fly" completes the rhyme for parrots.

Q) “You do not have this but a dog has one which it wags to show that it is happy.” The answer to the above riddle is ______.

(a) Hand

(b) Tail

(c) Tongue

(d) Paw

Answer: (b) Tail

Explanation: A dog wags its tail to express happiness.

Q) Which of the following is not an aquatic animal?

(a) Starfish

(b) Whale

(c) Dolphin

(d) Deer

Answer: (d) Deer

Explanation: Deer is not an aquatic animal; the others are associated with water.

Q) This part of a plant bears leaf, flower, and fruit. Identify the part.

(a) Root

(b) Stem

(c) Shoot

(d) None of the above

Answer: (c) Shoot

Explanation: The shoot of a plant bears leaves, flowers, and fruits.

Q) Which of the following is an example of climbers?

(a) Cucumber

(b) Bottle gourd

(c) Pumpkin

(d) Grapevine

Answer: (d) Grapevine

Explanation: Climbers like grapevines grow by climbing on support.

Q) Which of the following types of plants have a soft and weak stem and grows with the support of another plant?

(a) Herb

(b) Climbers

(c) Shrubs

(d) None of these

Answer: b) Climbers

Explanation: Climbers have soft and weak stems and grow by clinging to other plants for support.

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