Class 3 GK - Me and my surroundings

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GK Questions - Class 3 - Me and my surroundings

Q1) What does family teach us?

a) Sharing

b) Help each other

c) Work as a team

d) All of the above

Answer: d) All of the above

Explanation: Family teaches us various values and skills such as helping each other, working as a team, and sharing. These values contribute to the well-being and harmony within the family unit.

Q2) Identify 'X' and 'Y' in the given context:

Family Grandmother 'X' Uncle
Nuclear family Father Children 'Y'

(a) X = Father, Y = Aunt

(b) X = Father, Y = Uncle

(c) X = Uncle, Y = Father

(d) X = Father, Y = Mother

Answer: (d) X = Father, Y = Mother

Explanation: A nuclear family typically consists of a father, mother, and children, while the extended family may include a grandmother and uncle.

Q3) Whenever a fire breaks out, where do we call?

a) Police station

b) Fire station

c) Post office

d) None of these

Answer: b) Fire station

Explanation: When a fire breaks out, we call the fire station for emergency assistance. Fire stations are equipped with firefighting personnel, equipment, and vehicles to respond to fires and provide rescue services.

Q4) Which is the smallest bone of the human body?

a) Stapes

b) Skull

c) Ribs

d) Femur

Answer: a) Stapes

Explanation: The stapes, also known as the stirrup, is the smallest bone in the human body. It is located in the middle ear and plays a crucial role in transmitting sound vibrations to the inner ear.

Q5) The people suffering from 'Arachnophobia' have a fear of _________.

a) Spiders

b) Heights

c) Water

d) None of these

Answer: a) Spiders

Explanation: 'Arachnophobia' is the fear of spiders. Individuals with arachnophobia experience intense fear, anxiety, and avoidance when encountering spiders or even thinking about them.

Q6) If Aman is the brother of Naman and Daman is the daughter of Naman, then how is Aman related to Daman?

a) Uncle

b) Father

c) Brother

d) None of these

Answer: c) Brother

Explanation: Aman and Daman share the same father, Naman. Therefore, Aman is the brother of Daman.

Q7) Which of the following is not a holy book of Hindus?

a) The Bible

b) The Ramayana

c) The Bhagavad Gita

d) None of these

Answer: a) The Bible

Explanation: The Bible is not considered a holy book of Hindus. The holy books of Hindus include the Ramayana, the Bhagavad Gita, and others that are central to Hindu religious and philosophical teachings.

Q8) Identify 'X' and 'Y' in the given context:

Christians 'X' The Bible
Sikhs Kirtans 'Y'

(a) X = Bhajan, Y = The Quran

(b) X = Service, Y = The Guru Granth Sahib

(c) X = Namaz, Y = The Gita

Answer: (b) X = Service, Y = The Guru Granth Sahib

Explanation: In the given context, 'X' represents the service aspect in Christianity, and 'Y' represents the holy book of Sikhs, which is The Guru Granth Sahib. Kirtans are devotional songs sung in praise of God in the Sikh tradition.

Q9) Why do we breathe faster after running?

a) We require more oxygen after running.

b) We require less oxygen after running.

c) We require a lot of energy after running.

d) All of these.

Answer: a) We require more oxygen after running.

Explanation: After running or engaging in physical activity, our body's demand for oxygen increases to meet the higher energy requirements. As a result, we breathe faster to intake more oxygen and deliver it to the muscles.

Q10) How does the blood travel through the body?

a) Through tubes called vessels.

b) Through the spine.

c) Through the intestines.

d) Through the nerves.

Answer: a) Through tubes called vessels.

Explanation: Blood travels throughout the body through a network of tubes called blood vessels. These vessels include arteries, veins, and capillaries, which transport oxygen, nutrients, and waste products to and from various tissues and organs.

Q11) Which system helps to produce young ones?

a) Reproductive

b) Excretory

c) Respiratory

d) Circulatory

Answer: a) Reproductive

Explanation: The reproductive system is responsible for producing young ones in living organisms. It includes organs and structures involved in sexual reproduction, such as the ovaries, testes, uterus, and sperm or egg cells.

Q12) Which type of dwelling is commonly found in cold and forest regions?

a) Wooden house

b) Stilt house

c) Caravan

d) Houseboat

Answer: b) Stilt house

Explanation: Stilt houses, such as log cabins or elevated wooden structures, are often found in cold and forest regions. They provide insulation and protection against the cold weather and forest environments.

Q13) What is the term used for the weekly markets in our neighborhood?

a) Haats

b) Grocery shop

c) Bakery

d) Milk booth

Answer: a) Haats

Explanation: Haats refer to the weekly markets commonly found in local neighborhoods. They are often bustling with vendors selling various goods, including fresh produce, clothing, handicrafts, and more.

Q14) Match the following:

A. Chacha 1. Mother’s parents
B. Maternal grandparents 2. Father’s brother
C. Mama 3. Father’s sister
D. Bua 4. Mother’s brother

(a) A-2; B-1; C-4; D-3

(b) A-1; B-3; C-4; D-2

(c) A-4; B-3; C-2; D-1

(d) A-2; B-1; C-3; D-4

Answer: (a) A-2; B-1; C-4; D-3

Explanation: In the given matching, 'A' corresponds to Chacha (Father's brother), 'B' corresponds to Maternal grandparents (Mother's parents), 'C' corresponds to Mama (Mother's brother), and 'D' corresponds to Bua (Father's sister).

Q15) What is the result of the reaction between oxygen and digested food in our body?

a) Energy

b) All of these

c) Minerals

d) Vitamins

Answer: a) Energy

Explanation: The reaction between oxygen and digested food in our body produces energy. This energy is utilized by our cells for various physiological processes and activities.

Q16) Which one of the following is WRONGLY classified?

a) Digestive System → Stomach, Skeletal System → Skull

b) Digestive System → Mouth, Skeletal System → Ribcage

c) Digestive System → Large Intestine, Skeletal System → Spine

d) Digestive System → Nostril, Skeletal System → Heart

Answer: d) Digestive System → Nostril, Skeletal System → Heart

Explanation: The classification in option d) is incorrect. Nostrils are part of the respiratory system, not the digestive system. The heart is part of the circulatory system, not the skeletal system.

Q17) The bone present inside the head is called

a) Skull

b) Spine

c) Ribcage

d) None of these

Answer: a) Skull

Explanation: The bone present inside the head is called the skull. It protects the brain and provides structure and support to the head.

Q18) What is a larger family with grandparents, uncles, aunts, and cousins called?

a) Joint family

b) Nuclear family

c) Single-parent family

d) None of these

Answer: a) Joint family

Explanation: A larger family with grandparents, uncles, aunts, and cousins is called a joint family. In a joint family, multiple generations live together and share resources and responsibilities.

Q19) What is a Christian prayer called?

a) Service

b) Priest

c) Duty

d) All of these

Answer: b) Priest

Explanation: A Christian prayer is not called a "service" or a "duty." It is typically led by a religious leader known as a priest or clergy member.

Q20) I study stars, planets, moons, comets, and galaxies. Who am I?

a) Geologist

b) Astronomer

c) Astrologer

d) Meteorologist

Answer: b) Astronomer

Explanation: Astronomers, like Carl Sagan or Neil deGrasse Tyson, are scientists who study celestial objects such as stars, planets, moons, comets, and galaxies. They observe, analyze, and research these objects to gain a better understanding of the universe.

Q21) Father's father-in-law is your

a) Paternal grandfather

b) Maternal grandfather

c) Great grandfather

d) Maternal uncle

Answer: c) Great grandfather

Explanation: Father's father-in-law is the husband of one's grandmother. For example, if your grandmother's husband is named John, then John would be your great grandfather.

Q22) A person who studies various aspects of humans within present and past societies is called an

a) Archaeologist

b) Anthropologist

c) Astronomer

d) Astrologer

Answer: b) Anthropologist

Explanation: Anthropologists, such as Jane Goodall or Margaret Mead, study various aspects of humans, including their behavior, cultures, societies, and physical characteristics. They analyze present and past societies to understand human diversity, evolution, and social dynamics.

Q23) The salivary glands produce saliva. What is the function of saliva?

a) Digestion of food

b) Purification of blood

c) Keeping our body cool

d) None of these

Answer: a) Digestion of food

Explanation: Saliva plays a crucial role in the digestion of food. For example, enzymes in saliva, like amylase, break down food particles and initiate the digestion process in the mouth. Saliva also lubricates the food, making it easier to swallow.

Q24) Which muscles are the busiest in the human body?

a) Cheek muscles

b) Eye muscles

c) Hand muscles

d) Leg muscles

Answer: b) Eye muscles

Explanation: Eye muscles are the busiest muscles in the body. Scientists estimate they may move more than 100,000 times a day.

Q25) What do we call the conical tent made of animal skin?

a) Teepee

b) Tape

c) Canvas

d) Caravan

Answer: a) Teepee

Explanation: The conical tent made of animal skin is commonly known as a "teepee." It has been traditionally used by various indigenous cultures for shelter.

Q26) Which of the following constitutes our breathing system?

a) Mouth, nose, and windpipe

b) Mouth and lungs

c) Stomach, mouth, and windpipe

d) Nose, windpipe, and lungs

Answer: d) Nose, windpipe, and lungs

Explanation: Our breathing system consists of the nose, windpipe (trachea), and lungs. The nose filters and warms the air, the windpipe directs the air to the lungs, and the lungs are responsible for the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide.

Q27) Which is the largest bone of the human body?

a) Stapes

b) Skull

c) Ribs

d) Femur

Answer: d) Femur

Explanation: The femur, also known as the thigh bone, is the largest bone in the human body. It is located in the upper leg and plays a crucial role in supporting body weight and facilitating movement.

Q28) Which organ of our body belongs to both the respiratory and the excretory systems?

a) Lungs

b) Skin

c) Kidneys

d) Intestine

Answer: a) Lungs

Explanation: The lungs belong to both the respiratory and excretory systems. They play a vital role in oxygen exchange for respiration and the removal of carbon dioxide, a waste product, from the body.

Q29) Which of the following senses works for a tiger in the night?

a) Sense of touch

b) Sense of smell

c) Sense of sight

d) All of these

Answer: b) Sense of smell

Explanation: The tigers have a strong sense of smell which they use to find their preys in the dark night.

Q30) Find the odd one out:

a) Father

b) Doctor

c) Uncle

d) Brother

Answer: b) Doctor

Explanation: The odd one out is "Doctor" as the other options (Father, Uncle, Brother) are all family relationships, while "Doctor" is a profession.

Q31) The Holy Quran is kept in:

a) Church

b) Temple

c) Mosque

d) Gurudwara

Answer: c) Mosque

Explanation: The Holy Quran, the central religious text of Islam, is typically kept and revered in a mosque.

Q32) Which of these statements is true?

Statement A: Tongue tells us whether the food is bitter, sour, sweet or salty.

Statement B: There are more people with brown eyes as compared to green eyes.

a) Statement A is true

b) Statement B is true

c) Both statements A and B are true

d) Both statements are false

Answer: c) Both statements A and B are true

Explanation: Statement A is true as the taste buds on the tongue help us perceive the basic tastes. Statement B is also true as brown eyes are more prevalent in the global population compared to green eyes.

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