100+ General Awareness Questions And Answers

There are several general knowledge questions that every student must know the answers to.

Although it is difficult to know the answers to all available general knowledge questions, knowing the answers to a good number of them as a student is highly recommended because, in many external examinations, some questions you will encounter will be about general knowledge.

General knowledge is not taught in class but learned through constant exchanges with people. Thus, this article will provide 100+ general knowledge questions and their answers.

General Knowledge Questions On Geography:

  1. What is the capital of Chile?    Santiago
2. What is the name of the tallest mountain in the United Kingdom?  Ben Nevis
  3. What is the name of the smallest country in the world?Vatican City
  4. Alberta is a province in which nation?Canada
5. How many countries still utilize the shilling as a currency?  Four countries: Tanzania, Uganda, Somalia, and Kenya
  6. What is the sole vowel that was not utilized as the first letter of a state in the United States?E
  7. What is the largest country in the world?Russia
  8. Where is the River Thames located?London, the UK
9. Which of the continents on the planet is the hottest?Africa
 10. What is the name of the longest river on earth?River Nile

General Historical Knowledge Questions:

  11. What was Scotland called by the Romans?    Caledonia
12. What is the name of the youngest Prime Minister of Britain?  William Pit (The Younger)
 13. What is the name of Australia’s first female prime minister?Julia Gillard
  14. The first successful vaccine developed by Edward Jenner was made to prevent people from contracting what type of disease?Smallpox
15. What is the name of the British explorer that was killed after he was accused of conspiracy against the King in 1618?  Sir Walter Raleigh
  16. John of Arc was executed in which year?1431
  17. What is the name of the Lord Mayor of London in 1397, 1398, 1406, and 1419?R. D. Whittington
  18. From which country did Ronald Amundsen, the explorer, hail?Norway
19: What is the name of Henry VIII’s last wife?Catherine Parr
  20. What is the name of the English city that was once called Duroliponte?Cambridge

 General Knowledge Questions On Sport:

  21. What are the five colors of the Olympic ring?    Blue, yellow, black, green, and red
22. What is the name of the horse that is a three-time winner of the Grand National?  Red Bum
  23. Which country emerged as the FIFA Women’s World Cup winner in 2019?USA
  24. Where do the Masters stand in the game of golf?Augusta National
25. Three consecutive strikes in bowling are known as what?  A turkey
  26. What is the name of the place that has hosted the snooker world championship since 1977?Crucible Theatre
 27. What is the name of the fruit on top of the men’s Wimbledon trophy?Pineapple
 28. What is the number of players in a rugby league team?13
29. Phil Taylor, the serial darts champion, has how many world titles to his name?16
 30. Which country has the highest number of World Cup titles?Brazil

General Awareness Questions On Politics:

  31. What is the name of the only British prime minister to be assassinated?    Spencer Perceval
32. What is the middle name of Angelina Merkel?  Dorothea
  33. Britain joined the European Union in what year?1973
  34. What was the first-ever referendum in Britain all about?Continuing in the European Union
35. What are the names of the founding members of the European Union?  Belgium, France, West Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands
  36. In the United States, the Republican Party is also known as the GOP. What does “GOP” stand for?Grand Old Party
  37. What is the maximum length of time you can ask a prime minister a question?30 minutes
  38. Who was the Vice President of the US under Donald Trump?Mike Pence
39. What is the number of MPs (Members of Parliament) in the UK?650
  40. The group of people that ensure that MPs are present when significant votes are to be taken are called?Whips

General Knowledge Questions On Food And Drinks:

  41. What is the name of the nuts used in marzipan?  Almonds
42. What is the main ingredient in Japanese sake?  Rice
  43. What is the meaning of “IPA”?Indian Pale Ale
  44. What is the name of the fish used in making Scotch woodcock?Anchovy
45.   What is the name of the meat used in making Glamorgan sausages?  Glamorgan sausages are made entirely of cheese.
  46. Which vitamin is not contained in an egg?Vitamin C
  47. What is the name of the most popular beer in Mexico?Corona
  48. What is the chemical formula for common salt?NaCl
49. Where was the first country where the cocktail Mojito was first made?Cuba
  50. What is the name of the ingredient put in food in the Florentine style?Spinach

General Knowledge Questions On TV:

  51. What is the capital of Westeros in the TV series Game of Thrones?    King’s Landing
52. On New Year’s Day in 2004, who died in a chimney crash in Emmerdale?  Trisha Dingle
  53. “Normal People” is a series based on a book written by?Salley Rooney
  54. In which year was the first episode of Coronation Street shown on ITV?1960
55. What is the name of the most common character to appear on Friends after the six leading stars?  Gunther
 56. Gillian Anderson played the role of a  sex therapist in which series?Sex Education
  57. Between 1983 and 1995, who hosted the TV game show Blockbusters?Bob Holness
  58. The character “Queen Elizabeth” was played by which actress in the initial two seasons of The Crown?Claire Floy
59. Who was fed to the tigers in the Netflix original series Tiger King?Don Lewis
60. The voiceover on Love Island is done by who?Iain Stirling

General Knowledge Questions On Music:

 61. Who was the winner of The X Factor in 2010?    Matt Cardle
62. What is the name of the only artist to have performed at least two James Bond theme songs?  Shirley Bassey
63. BBC proscribed which Beatles song for its lyrics?I am the Walrus
64. What is the original name of David Bowie?David Jones
65. What is the name of the first female artist to top the charts in the UK with a self-written song?  Kate Bush  
66. Which artists stole the show at Glastonbury 2019?The Cure, The Killers, and Stormzy
67. What artist has had his or her singles top the charts in the UK more times than any other person?Elvis Presley
68. What is the name of the artist who has won the Nobel Prize for literature before?Bob Dylan
69. What was the title of Britney Spear’s first-ever single?Baby One More Time
70. What is the original name of The Edge, U2’s guitarist?David Evans

General Knowledge Questions On Football:

71. When was the Premier League established?  1992
72. Who was the winner of the 2021 UEFA Super Cup?Chelsea Football Club
73. Which player has the highest number of Ballon d’Or wins?Lionel Messi
 74. What is the name of the most decorated club in English football?Manchester United
75. Who is the scorer of the first Premier League hat trick?  Eric Cantona
 76. What manager led Manchester City to their first-ever EPL title?Roberto Mancini
77. Which team in the English Premier League won the English Premier League without losing a single match?Arsenal Football Club
 78. What is the name of the only team in the English Premier League that won the league by remaining on top of the table from match day 1 to 38?Chelsea Football Club
79. What is the name of the only team to win the UEFA Champions League for three consecutive seasons?Real Madrid Football Club
80. What is the name of the French midfielder that was sent off in the final of the 2006 World Cup for violent conduct?Zinedine Zidane

General Knowledge Questions On Celebrities:

81. Who was popularly called the “King of Pop”?    Michael Jackson
82. What is the royal title of Prince Harry’?  Prince of Sussex
 83. Meghan Markle starred in which television series before tying the knot with Prince Harry?Suits
84. Tom Cruise is a member of which religion?Scientology
85. Who has the largest followers on Instagram as of 2022?  Cristiano Ronaldo
86. What is the name of the former wife of American rapper Kanye West?Kim Kardashian
87. What is the name of Beyonce’s husband?Jay Z
88. What is the first name of Kim Kardashian’s firstborn?North West  
89. What is the name of Dolly Parton’s husband?Carl Dean
90. What is the name of King Charles’ first son?Prince William

General Knowledge Questions With True Or False Answers:

  91. The US has 50 states.    True
92. We have 11 planets.  False
  93. Nigeria is located in Africa.True
  94. There are more males than females in the world.False
95. An eclipse happens every month.  False
 96. There are 8 billion people in the world as of 2022.True
  97. HIV is a deadly disease.True
  98. Russia colonized the US?False  
99. Rihanna is married.False
100. Cristiano Ronaldo has more career goals than MessiTrue

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on General Knowledge Questions And Answers

Why is general awareness so important?

Everyone has to broaden their horizons and increase their knowledge of the world (and the cosmos) since doing so enhances one’s life and helps one better understand the universe. Because of its multifaceted nature, the term “general awareness” can be interpreted in various ways.

Why is it called general knowledge?

The term “general knowledge” refers to the body of information that has been gathered through a variety of channels and means. It doesn’t consider the kind of specialized knowledge that can only be attained through years of schooling or the monolithic knowledge that can only be accessed through a single media.

What is the aim of general education?

Students benefit from General Education by increasing their interest in learning, improving their critical thinking skills, and broadening their appreciation for the arts. The overarching goal of a well-rounded, liberal arts education is to produce well-rounded, intelligent, literate human beings.

What is general teaching?

A general teaching model is a set of principles that can guide the development, delivery, analysis, and enhancement of lessons across a wide range of contexts, including but not limited to different educational levels, different subject areas, and different amounts of time spent on each.


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