Best School Books – Class 1 to 5 – General Knowledge

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We’ve compiled a list of the best school books for students studying General Knowledge, categorized by grade level (Class 1-5). Most of the schools follow CBSE, ICSE, IGCSE, IB, or State Boards syllabus and we have compiled the list of books based on these Educational Boards. These textbooks will help students succeed in their General Knowledge classes and exams.

Here’s a full list of best school books on Class 1 to Class 5 General Knowledge.

Primary School General Knowledge Books: (Class 5th, 4th, 3rd, 2nd and 1st)

Class 5 General Knowledge Books

Here is a comprehensive list of the top school books for Class 5 – General Knowledge.

1.”International General Knowledge Olympiad (IGKO) Workbook – Class 5″ by Raghav Singh

“International General Knowledge Olympiad (IGKO) Workbook” Book Review: Global General Knowledge Olympiad (IGKO) Workbooks are intended to acclimate understudies with the kind of inquiries coming in GK Olympiad tests. The Workbook contains section insightful various decision question banks, trailed by answers toward the finish of the book. Current undertaking point is included in the finish to cover each conceivable theme. OMR sheet like primary test is likewise given toward the finish of the book for the OMR sheet filling practice. Inquiries posed in each theme are striking and covers a huge subject matter to give each data Class shrewd. Alluring visual pictures in inquiries helps in quick getting a handle on and enrolling current realities as a primary concern. It gives total inquiry practice and a snappy recap with self-examination for incredible execution in the Olympiads.

2.”Be a GK Champ by Pearson for Class 5″ by Derek O’Brien and Update
3.”Know and Grow with Derek 5″ by Derek O’Brien and Third

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“Know and Grow with Derek 5” Book Review: Know and Grow with Derek 1-8, third version is an arrangement pointed toward tending to four crucial abilities for achievement in understudy life: General Knowledge Personality advancement Life Skills Creativity and Thinking Skills. Following enhancements have been made in the current version of the arrangement: Expansive subjects Updated data Colorful and cleaned up design A complete Student’s CD that contains slideshows, liveliness and various configurations of intuitive exercises.

4.”General Knowledge Refresher – 5″ by Anand and Shradha

“General Knowledge Refresher – 5” Book Review: General Knowledge Refresher is a reviewed arrangement of General Knowledge Books for classes 1 to 8. This arrangement is a sincere endeavor to break the shackles of ‘inquiry and answer’ design in standard GK books and present gaming, testing, rationale and thinking to the understudies who are quick to improve their overall information. This arrangement has been set up to grant information in the most understudy amicable way. It likewise opens the understudy to tremendous skylines of obscure and known realities. Key highlights 1. Well-informed and dependable data that energizes enthusiastic conversations. 2. Reviewed units that cover a huge assortment of points identified with life, nature, language, the world, India, science, sports and diversion. 3. Action based sections including tests, games, word create, stories, and so on 4. Fundamental abilities set apart as the primary unit that furnishes the youthful students with abilities to help them carry on with life well and furthermore apply values in their everyday life. 5. Exuberant representations that grab the attention and are utilized to finish exercises. 6. Prepackaged games that can be utilized to mess around with an accomplice. 7. Fascinating realities with regards to boxes marked ‘Authentic’ and ‘Did You Know’. 8. Frill like stickers (in Books 1 and 2), stencils, word games, and so on 9. Tests and tests for modification and class evaluations. 10. A refreshed pamphlet that will be given like clockwork to classes 3 to 5 and classes 6 to 8.

5.”G.K. Star For Class 5 (Revised Edition 2017)” by GIKSO
6.”General Knowledge Online Class – 5″ by Dhiren M. Doshi
7.”General Knowledge Class – 5″ by Fr T. O. Sebastian SDB
8.”Train Your Brain (General Knowledge) Class 5″ by Vidya Editorial Board
9.”GK Ace by Pearson for Class 5″ by Jebakumar

“GK Ace by Pearson for Class 5” Book Review: GK Ace for classes 1-8 is a skillet India arrangement on broad information and current undertakings. It targets giving a far reaching asset to improving general mindfulness and imagination of the youthful students. The book has an intuitive methodology and is enhanced with alluring delineations. The various level-suitable themes and activities give satisfactory practice to the understudies, prompting an extensive learning experience.

10.”Olympiad Champs Logical Reasoning Workbook Class 5 with 5 Mock Online Olympiad Tests” by Disha Experts

“Olympiad Champs Logical Reasoning Workbook Class 5 with 5 Mock Online Olympiad Tests” Book Review: TABLE OF CONTENT Analogy Series Odd One Out Alphabet Test, Logical Sequence Of Words, Ranking Test (number ranking), Direction Test, Inserting the Missing Character,Coding- Decoding, Mathematical Reasoning, Patterns, Grouping,. Geometrical Shapes &Solids, Spatial Understanding ( Shadow, Top, Front & Side View, Similar Shapes, Symmetry), Formation of Numbers &Figures,Embedded Figures,Mirror /Water Images,. Figure Matrix,Estimation,Calendar(Days &Dates),. Puzzle Tes,. Problem Solving, Venn Diagram.

Class 4 General Knowledge Books

The complete list of the top textbooks for class 4 general knowledge is provided below.

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1.”International General Knowledge Olympiad (IGKO) Workbook – Class 4″ by Raghav Singh

”International General Knowledge Olympiad (IGKO) Workbook – Class 4″ Book Review: Designed for students of class 4 to get acquainted with the type of questions in GK Olympiad exams. This book consists of chapter-wise multiple choice question banks, with an answer key at the end of the book. A feature on current affairs is added at the end for every topic. A practice OMR sheet is also given at the end of the book so that the students will be familiarised with the main exams. Questions are asked from a variety of topics so that knowledge is imparted from every information class wise. Attractive images aids in fast memorising and registering the facts in mind. It provides complete practice and quick revision with self-analysis for great performance in the Olympiads as well as be updated with the current affairs. The contents of this book include our body and health, plants and animals, India and the world, science and technology, environment and its conservation, language and literature, entertainment, sports, maths fun, life skills, and current affairs.

2.”GK Star For Class 4 (Revised Edition 2017) | Reprinted 2018″ by GIKSO

”GK Star For Class 4” Book Review: A book designed by keeping in mind the children in the focus of learning so that they understand the joy of knowing the world that they live in. It contains general knowledge of our country, latest news, sports, about the world, animal world, science, technology, living rights, our pride, education, superheroes, puzzles, games, music, and much more. It contains simple general knowledge for students who want to update their knowledge on Skills For Life, It’s All About Me, My India My Pride, Step Into The Nature, In The Classroom, Science and You, Go Green, Be A Player, Around Us, Fun and More etc. Some other topics included in this book are the world, general science, facts about science, activities related to science that will help to hone the little mind on basic computer knowledge, sense of humour about society and much more about our surroundings. 4 test papers are provided at the end of the book based on the units covered. After each chapter, exercises are given whose answers are given at the last pages to confirm with the answer provided by the student. This book follows CBSE, ICSE and State Board schools.

3.”Be a GK Champ by Pearson for Class 4″ by Update and Derek O’Brien

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”Be a GK Champ by Pearson for Class 4″ Book Review: This book is designed with the purpose of capturing the minds of students with a variety of information and stimulating quizzes. The book is arranged in a student friendly manner that encourages a student’s search for knowledge. It is fully classified into pages that contain pertinent information and divided into 9 sections which are people, sports, travel, language and literature, India, science, nature, the world around us, and problem solving skills – for easy navigation. The quiz pages are distributed with facts pages that present interesting information. The quizzes in the problem solving section are so organized such that it develops the analytical and thinking skills of the learners. A feature called ‘Champion’s Checkpoint’ provides an extra fact on every quiz page to improve the learner’s knowledge. ‘Words in the Helpbox’ segment ease the students’ attempt at quizzes on their own. Different formats of visual and textual quizzes including MCQs help in the spreading of knowledge. Test papers are given at the end of the book to test the power of memory and encourage self-assessment. The book is supplemented with a free CD-ROM that contains animations and dynamic question banks that enable teachers to auto-generate question papers.

4.”GK Ace by Pearson for Class 4″ by Jebakumar

”GK Ace by Pearson for Class 4″ Book Review: A book on general knowledge and current affairs that is designed in providing a simple and easy resource for improving the general awareness and imagination of the young learners. The book has a mutual approach and is provided with attractive illustrations. The exercises provide ample practice to the students thus guiding them to a full learning experience. The contents include our Our Ecosystem, Helpful Plants, Natural Wonders, Amazing Wildlife, Natural Disasters, Kingdom of Fish, Science Trail that discusses Science—A Blessing, Inventions and Inventors, Sources of Energy, Types of Robots; Sports and Entertainment – Greatest in Sports, Athletics; Famous Theme Parks, Popular Classics; Our India – Wildlife Sanctuaries, Nobel Prize Winners, Famous Personalities of India, Indian Superlatives, Gardens of India, World Heritage Sites in India, States and Capitals of India; The World Around Us – Plateaus, World’s Superlatives, Famous Bridges, Flags of Countries, Islands, Famous Landmarks, Famous Straits; A Cut Above – Famous Women Achievers, Voice of Reform, Famous Painters, Important Days; Mixed Bag – Popular Breeds of Dogs, Festivals Around the World, Good Words, Diseases, Adventure Sports, The World of Birds, Collective Names. Brainstorming, Words for Numbers, Spellathon, Acronyms, Spot the Difference, and Lines from Popular Stories are other amazing features presented in this book.

5.”GK Star For Class 1 (Revised Edition 2017) | Reprinted 2018″ by GIKSO
6.”General Knowledge Refresher – 4″ by Anand and Shradha

”General Knowledge Refresher – 4″ Book Review: An honest attempt for Class 4 students to bust the common pattern of ‘question and answer’ in usual GK books and launch gaming, quizzing, board games, logic and reasoning for those who are eager to increase their general knowledge. Written in a student-friendly manner, it also reveals the students to different unknown and known facts. This book has been thoroughly researched thus providing reliable information that encourages lively discussions. The contents include various topics related to life, nature, language, the world, India, science, sports and entertainment. Animated illustrations that catch the eye are used for better understanding. Interesting facts are given in 2 features called ‘Factual’ and ‘Did You Know’. Quizzes and revision tests for class assessments at the end of the book test the memory of the students and help improve their knowledge.

7.”Knowledge World Reading and Writing (GK) 4th Class Book by Aadi Publication” by Mehta Graphics Author Team

”Knowledge World Reading and Writing (GK) 4th Class Book” Book Review: A general knowledge book that includes questions from various topics like animals, planets, books, sports etc. Writing space is also provided for each page so that the student can scribble anything important to remember. The book is illustrated with numerous pictures, photographs and cartoons that make it much more interactive and interesting to read and learn. The segment ‘Do you know?’ provides fascinating and exciting facts. ‘Helping Hand and Activity’ feature enhances the student to learn more in a practical way. Teacher’s note is provided to fresh ideas for classroom teaching.

8.”Know and Grow with Derek 4″ by Derek O’Brien and Third

”Know and Grow with Derek 4″ Book Review: A book aimed at describing 4 important success skills of student life: personality development life skills, general awareness, creativity and thinking skills. There are 2 segments KNOW and GROW where the former contains all useful, everyday information and the latter describes how to use information and move forward in life. The format and design are student friendly and easy to understand. Contents are divided into 9 sections where the 1st section Lifeskills discusses Must Carry, Watch Your Step, People Who Made A Difference, Coping With A Fire, and Labels and Products. The 2nd section, Sports deals with Sporting Terms, Tennis, Indian Sports Stars of Today, Sports Quiz, Olympic Games, Olympics and India, Who Am I?, and Swimming. The 3rd section, Language and Literature discusses Fairytale Theatre, Meet Me At Home, Collective Nouns, Looking Up A Dictionary, Bookshelf, Into A Book, William Shakespeare, Putting The Story Right, and Words We Hear. The 4th section, India discusses Our Country, My State, Discover India, Delicious Dishes, Know India, Famous Indians, Visiting Places in India, and Popular Musicians in India. The 5th section, Science deals with What Are They Made Of, A Team of 32, Inventions and Discoveries, Doctor! Doctor!, Great Inventions and Inventors, and What Came Earlier. The 6th section, Nature and Wildlife discusses Animal World, Going Green, Creatures Features, Animal Senses, and Plants and Trees. The 7th section, Thinking and Number Skills deals with The Number 4, Number Play, Climbing a Ladder, On a Shopping Spree, Dial A Number, and Calendar Pages. The final section, The World We Live In discusses Going Places, Continents, Lights, The Entertainers, Star Parents, Exploring the World, Around the World, Music In Our Lives, Professions, Our Comic Book Friends, and Superheroes. The book ends with few solved test papers.

9.”Knowledge Quest General Knowledge Class 4″ by Adittya Nath Mubayi and Mudita Chauhan-Mubayi

”Knowledge Quest General Knowledge Class 4″ Book Review: A general knowledge book for Class 4 students, is completely researched and narrated in easy to understand language to convey the students not just questions and answers but also intuitions and purposes on how to process information into knowledge. Themes such as nature, literature, sports, history, India, world and mixed bag bring the subjects alive. Relevant and modern themes based occupations, heritage and social awareness. The contents and concepts are presented well and serve to the understanding of students’ awareness levels and linguistic skills. The writing style is conversational and playful thus making it interesting. Crosswords, acrostics, word mazes, anagrams, map activities, and multiple choice questions make the book more fun and interactive. Pop-up information nuggets are provided to hone the thinking skills of the students. A collection of attractive images, charts and minimal text are provided on India’s armed forces to give an easy to understand overview. A few pages are specially dedicated to Rio Olympics 2016 including Paralympics.

10.”New GK Today for Class 4 (2019 Exam)” by S.K. Gupta and Anubhuti Gangal

”New GK Today for Class 4” Book Review: A book designed and created for Class 4 students to help classroom learning be more fun, creative and interactive and guide the child to the latest developments around the world. Themes like World of Animals and Plants, India: My Motherland, World Watch, Science and Technology are included. An Encyclopaedia is also provided with information on various topics arranged alphabetically. A feature ‘Quiz Hour’ quizzes the child on different topics. General Knowledge Fact File and Historical Fact File provide interesting facts and interesting peeks from history. Another interesting feature Great Achievers gives a glimpse on the achievers from different fields. India’s Firsts provides an easy reference too.

Class 3 General Knowledge Books

Here is the full list of best school books on Class 3 – General Knowledge.

1.”Student’s Encyclopedia of General Knowledge” by Azeem Ahmad Khan and Ruth Premi

”Student’s Encyclopedia of General Knowledge” Book Review: An amazing source of knowledge and reference that provides the best of GK to its readers. Authentic information from several resources of knowledge like encyclopedias, fact books, year books, official government releases, internet and other reliable sources are gathered, compiled and confirmed for accuracy. Suitable for students, teachers and parents as it includes the latest facts & figures with alphabetical order of entries in each chapter. It contains small segments ‘Believe It or Not’ that provides information on over 100 amazing facts. More than 200 important questions are provided at the end of this book. The book has over 100 illustrations which make it interesting to read. It also provides an easy accessible index of more than 200 direct and cross entries. The contents include Common abbreviations, Famous books (India), Famous books (World), Hello India, Presidents of India, Prime Ministers of India, Indian states and their capitals, Indian states and their languages, Dances of India, Countries and their capitals, Countries and their currencies, Countries and their natives, Countries and their languages, Countries and their religions, Continents and countries, Changed names of some places, Geographical epithets, Riverside cities, Cities associated with industries, Number of players, Names of playgrounds, National games, Olympic Games, World Cup Soccer, World Cup Cricket, Famous sportspersons, Sports cups and trophies. It includes United Nations, Nobel Prize, Indian Nobel Laureates, Bharat Ratna, National Awards, Inventions, Scientific discoveries, Scientific instruments, Branches of science, The planets, Body facts, Vitamins, Diseases and human body, Festivals of India, Major religions, Important days, Important events in Indian history, Important events in world history, Fictional characters and their creators, Defining places, Different subjects, Professionals, Important terms, World records held by Indians, Newspapers and periodicals, The top 5, Miscellaneous, Quiz, Answers, Index, General Knowledge 2018.

2.”International General Knowledge Olympiad (IGKO) Workbook – Class 3″ by Raghav Singh

”International General Knowledge Olympiad (IGKO) Workbook – Class 3″ Book Review: Designed for students of class 3 to get acquainted with the type of questions in GK Olympiad exams. This book consists of chapter-wise multiple choice question banks, with an answer key at the end of the book. A feature on current affairs is added at the end for every topic. A practice OMR sheet is also given at the end of the book so that the students will be familiarised with the main exams. Questions are asked from a variety of topics so that knowledge is imparted from every information class wise. Attractive images aids in fast memorising and registering the facts in mind. It provides complete practice and quick revision with self-analysis for great performance in the Olympiads as well as be updated with the current affairs. The contents of this book include me and my surroundings, plants and animals, India and the world, science and technology, language and literature, entertainment, sports, maths fun, life skills, and current affairs.

3.”GK Star For Class 3 (Revised Edition 2017) | Reprinted 2018″ by GIKSO

”GK Star For Class 3” Book Review: A book designed by keeping in mind the children in the focus of learning so that they understand the joy of knowing the world that they live in. It contains general knowledge of our country, latest news, sports, about the world, animal world, science, technology, living rights, our pride, education, superheroes, puzzles, games, music, and much more. It contains simple general knowledge for students who want to update their knowledge on Skills For Life, It’s All About Me, My India My Pride, Step Into The Nature, In The Classroom, Science and You, Go Green, Be A Player, Around Us, Fun and More etc. Some other topics included in this book are the world, general science, facts about science, activities related to science that will help to hone the little mind on basic computer knowledge, sense of humour about society and much more about our surroundings. 4 test papers are provided at the end of the book based on the units covered. After each chapter, exercises are given whose answers are given at the last pages to confirm with the answer provided by the student. This book follows CBSE, ICSE and State Board schools.

4.”Be a GK Champ by Pearson for Class 3″ by Derek O’Brien and Update

”Be a GK Champ by Pearson for Class 3″ Book Review: This book is designed with the purpose of capturing the minds of students with a variety of information and stimulating quizzes. The book is arranged in a student friendly manner that encourages a student’s search for knowledge. It is fully classified into pages that contain pertinent information and divided into 9 sections which are people, sports, travel, language and literature, India, science, nature, the world around us, and problem solving skills – for easy navigation. The quiz pages are distributed with facts pages that present interesting information. The quizzes in the problem solving section are so organized such that it develops the analytical and thinking skills of the learners. A feature called ‘Champion’s Checkpoint’ provides an extra fact on every quiz page to improve the learner’s knowledge. ‘Words in the Helpbox’ segment ease the students’ attempt at quizzes on their own. Different formats of visual and textual quizzes including MCQs help in the spreading of knowledge. Test papers are given at the end of the book to test the power of memory and encourage self-assessment. The book is supplemented with a free CD-ROM that contains animations and dynamic question banks that enable teachers to auto-generate question papers.

5.”28 Mock Test Series for Olympiads Class 3 Science, Mathematics, English, Logical Reasoning, GK and Cyber” by Disha Experts

”28 Mock Test Series for Olympiads Class 3 Science, Mathematics, English, Logical Reasoning, GK and Cyber” Book Review: A book that provides mock tests for Class 3 Science, Maths, English, Logical Reasoning, GK & Cyber and helps in the preparation for GK olympiads and quizzes. It contains 5 Mock tests, each of 30-40 questions with detailed explanations for each subject. The mock tests are of majoritarily in multiple choice questions format. A space for rough work is also provided for each mock test.

6.”Knowledge Quest General Knowledge Class 3″ by Adittya Nath Mubayi and Mudita Chauhan-Mubayi

”Knowledge Quest General Knowledge Class 3″ Book Review: A general knowledge book for Class 3 students, is completely researched and narrated in easy to understand language to convey the students not just questions and answers but also intuitions and purposes on how to process information into knowledge. Themes such as nature, literature, sports, history, India, world and mixed bag bring the subjects alive. Relevant and modern themes based occupations, heritage and social awareness. The contents and concepts are presented well and serve to the understanding of students’ awareness levels and linguistic skills. The writing style is conversational and playful thus making it interesting. Crosswords, acrostics, word mazes, anagrams, map activities, and multiple choice questions make the book more fun and interactive. Pop-up information nuggets are provided to hone the thinking skills of the students. A collection of attractive images, charts and minimal text are provided on India’s armed forces to give an easy to understand overview. A few pages are specially dedicated to Rio Olympics 2016 including Paralympics.

7.”GK Ace by Pearson for Class 3″ by Jebakumar

”GK Ace by Pearson for Class 3″ Book Review: A book on general knowledge and current affairs that is designed in providing a simple and easy resource for improving the general awareness and imagination of the young learners. The book has a mutual approach and is provided with attractive illustrations. The exercises provide ample practice to the students thus guiding them to a full learning experience. The book introduces the reader to 2 major concepts Learn to Grow and Animals and Plants where the former discusses Spot the Difference, Reading a Map, Capitals and Currencies, Living Together, Water Transports, Parts of Body, Places We Visit, and Expressions. The latter discusses Endangered Animals, Reptiles, Bird Watch, Amazing Animal Facts, and World of Plants. The book is divided into units: Food, Health and Safety, The World Around Us, Our Country, Literature, Arts and Entertainment, Sports, and Mixed Bag. The 1st unit deals with Fruits and Vegetables, Super Foods, Table Manners, and Safety Rules. The 2nd unit deals with Famous Landmarks, Seven Natural Wonders, Continents and Oceans, Tallest, Highest and Largest, Great Explorers, and Countries and Languages. The 3rd unit deals with First in India, Famous Indian Women, Mountains in India, Independence of India, Old and New Names, and Languages of India. The 4th unit deals with Tales from Panchatantra, Famous Children’s Books, Bollywood Singers, and Books and Authors. The 5th unit deals with Sports Facts and Sports Terms. Finally, the 6th unit deals with Time, Quick Quiz, Famous Inventors, Famous Proverbs, and Excellence Awards. The book ends with a few test papers for practise.

8.”Train Your Brain (General Knowledge) Class – 3″ by Vidya Editorial Board
9.”Olympiad Champs Logical Reasoning Workbook Class 3 with 5 Mock Online Olympiad Tests” by Disha Experts

”Olympiad Champs Logical Reasoning Workbook Class 3 with 5 Mock Online Olympiad Tests” Book Review: A comprehensive quiz book that covers all the national olympiad exams with detailed theory along with solved examples. Multiple choice questions are provided in 2 levels with detailed solutions. Previous year olympiad questions are also included for familiarity and practise. Also, 5 online mock tests are provided for improving the speed in answering and better memory. The contents include Analogy, Patterns, Odd One Out, Sequence, Ranking, Coding-Decoding, Calendar/Day/Date, Problem Solving, Estimation, Geometrical Shapes, Embedded Figure, Mirror/Water Image and Visual Reasoning.

10.”Knowledge Encyclopedia (Knowledge Encyclopedias)” by DK

”Knowledge Encyclopedia” Book Review: A family encyclopedia that depicts the world as never seen before. It offers a captivating and novel visual outlook on learning the marvels of this world. The latest CGI technology is used in this amazing book to help explore everything one ever wanted to know more about. It covers space, Earth, nature, the human body, history and culture, and science and technology in magnificent detail. From 3D images of the sun and the inside of a shark to a 3D DNA strand and a model of Shakespeare’s globe, a ground-breaking visual introduction to every feature of human knowledge. Tough subjects look easy to understand with this book and this book is an incredible reference book for the whole family who will return to time and again.

Class 2 General Knowledge Books

Here is a complete list of the best general knowledge books for Grade 2.

1.”Knowledge Quest General Knowledge Class 2″ by Adittya Nath Mubayi and Mudita Chauhan-Mubayi

”Knowledge Quest General Knowledge Class 2″ Book Review: A general knowledge book for Class 2 students, is completely researched and narrated in easy to understand language to convey the students not just questions and answers but also intuitions and purposes on how to process information into knowledge. Themes such as nature, literature, sports, history, India, world and mixed bag bring the subjects alive. Relevant and modern themes based occupations, heritage and social awareness. The contents and concepts are presented well and serve to the understanding of students’ awareness levels and linguistic skills. The writing style is conversational and playful thus making it interesting. Crosswords, acrostics, word mazes, anagrams, map activities, and multiple choice questions make the book more fun and interactive. Pop-up information nuggets are provided to hone the thinking skills of the students. A collection of attractive images, charts and minimal text are provided on India’s armed forces to give an easy to understand overview. A few pages are specially dedicated to Rio Olympics 2016 including Paralympics.

2.”International General Knowledge Olympiad (IGKO) Workbook – Class 2″ by Raghav Singh

”International General Knowledge Olympiad (IGKO) Workbook – Class 2″ Book Review: Designed for students of class 2 to get acquainted with the type of questions in GK Olympiad exams. This book consists of chapter-wise multiple choice question banks, with an answer key at the end of the book. A feature on current affairs is added at the end for every topic. A practice OMR sheet is also given at the end of the book so that the students will be familiarised with the main exams. Questions are asked from a variety of topics so that knowledge is imparted from every information class wise. Attractive images aids in fast memorising and registering the facts in mind. It provides complete practice and quick revision with self-analysis for great performance in the Olympiads as well as be updated with the current affairs. The contents of this book include me and my surroundings, plants and animals, India and the world, science and technology, language and literature, entertainment, sports, maths fun, life skills, and current affairs.

3.”GK Star For Class 2 (Revised Edition 2017) | Reprinted 2018″ by GIKSO
4.”Be a GK Champ by Pearson for Class 2″ by Derek O’Brien and Update
5.”28 Mock Test Series for Olympiads Class 2 Science, Mathematics, English, Logical Reasoning, GK and Cyber” by Disha Experts

”28 Mock Test Series for Olympiads Class 2 Science, Mathematics, English, Logical Reasoning, GK and Cyber” Book Review: A book that provides mock tests for Class 2 Science, Maths, English, Logical Reasoning, GK & Cyber and helps in the preparation for GK olympiads and quizzes. It contains 5 Mock tests, each of 30-40 questions with detailed explanations for each subject. The mock tests are of majoritarily in multiple choice questions format. A space for rough work is also provided for each mock test.

6.”Knowledge Quest General Knowledge Class 2″ by Adittya Nath Mubayi and Mudita Chauhan-Mubayi
7.”GK Ace by Pearson for Class 2″ by Jebakumar

”GK Ace by Pearson for Class 2″ Book Review: A book on general knowledge and current affairs that is designed in providing a simple and easy resource for improving the general awareness and imagination of the young learners. The book has a mutual approach and is provided with attractive illustrations. The exercises provide ample practice to the students thus guiding them to a full learning experience. Spot the Difference, Let Us Search, Match the Patterns, What We Read, and Naming the Characters, are the question patterns given in this book. The book is divided into 6 assessments: Life Around Us, Animals and Birds, Our Country, Our World, Food, Health and Life Skills, and Mixed Bag. The 1st assessment deals with Types of Houses, Rooms in a House, Vehicles, Our Environment, and Natural Disasters. The 2nd assessment is based on Amazing Birds and Amazing Animals. The 3rd assessment is about Famous Monuments, Second Names, Highest, Largest and Tallest—India, Special Days, and Classical Dances of India. The 4th assessment is about Food Items, Highest, Largest and Tallest—World, Wonders of the World, and Wonderful Inventions. The 5th assessment discusses Our Body, Our Sense Organs, Food Groups, Active Mind and Active Body, Good Habits, and Environment-Friendly Habits. Finally, the 6th assessment discusses First Aid Box, Important Symbols, Story Time, Adventure Sports, National Games, and Flowers. The book ends with a few test papers for practise.

8.”My Learning Ladder General Knowledge Class 2 Semester 1 and 2: A New Approach to Primary Learning” by Oxford
9.”General Knowledge Refresher – 2″ by Anand and Shradha

”General Knowledge Refresher – 2″ Book Review: An honest attempt for Class 2 students to bust the common pattern of ‘question and answer’ in usual GK books and launch gaming, quizzing, board games, logic and reasoning for those who are eager to increase their general knowledge. Written in a student-friendly manner, it also reveals the students to different unknown and known facts. This book has been thoroughly researched thus providing reliable information that encourages lively discussions. The contents include various topics related to life, nature, language, the world, India, science, sports and entertainment. Animated illustrations that catch the eye are used for better understanding. Interesting facts are given in 2 features called ‘Factual’ and ‘Did You Know’. Quizzes and revision tests for class assessments at the end of the book test the memory of the students and help improve their knowledge.

10.”New GK Today for Class 2 (2019 Exam)” by S.K. Gupta and Anubhuti Gangal

”New GK Today for Class 2” Book Review: A book designed and created for Class 2 students to help classroom learning be more fun, creative and interactive and guide the child to the latest developments around the world. Themes like World of Animals and Plants, India: My Motherland, World Watch, Science and Technology are included. An Encyclopaedia is also provided with information on various topics arranged alphabetically. A feature ‘Quiz Hour’ quizzes the child on different topics. General Knowledge Fact File and Historical Fact File provide interesting facts and interesting peeks from history. Another interesting feature Great Achievers gives a glimpse on the achievers from different fields. India’s Firsts provides an easy reference too.

Class 1 General Knowledge Books

Here is the full list of best school books on Class 1 – General Knowledge.

1.”Knowledge Quest General Knowledge Class 1″ by Adittya Nath Mubayi and Mudita Chauhan-Mubayi

”Knowledge Quest General Knowledge Class 1″ Book Review: A general knowledge book for Class 1 students, is completely researched and narrated in easy to understand language to convey the students not just questions and answers but also intuitions and purposes on how to process information into knowledge. Themes such as nature, literature, sports, history, India, world and mixed bag bring the subjects alive. Relevant and modern themes based occupations, heritage and social awareness. The contents and concepts are presented well and serve to the understanding of students’ awareness levels and linguistic skills. The writing style is conversational and playful thus making it interesting. Crosswords, acrostics, word mazes, anagrams, map activities, and multiple choice questions make the book more fun and interactive. Pop-up information nuggets are provided to hone the thinking skills of the students. A collection of attractive images, charts and minimal text are provided on India’s armed forces to give an easy to understand overview. A few pages are specially dedicated to Rio Olympics 2016 including Paralympics.

2.”International General Knowledge Olympiad (IGKO) Workbook – Class 1″ by Raghav Singh

”International General Knowledge Olympiad (IGKO) Workbook – Class 1″ Book Review: Designed for students to get acquainted with the type of questions in GK Olympiad exams. This book consists of chapter-wise multiple choice question banks, with an answer key at the end of the book. A feature on current affairs is added at the end for every topic. A practice OMR sheet is also given at the end of the book so that the students will be familiarised with the main exams. Questions are asked from a variety of topics so that knowledge is imparted from every information class wise. Attractive images aids in fast memorising and registering the facts in mind. It provides complete practice and quick revision with self-analysis for great performance in the Olympiads as well as be updated with the current affairs. The contents of this book include me and my surroundings, plants and animals, India and the world, science and technology, language and literature, entertainment, sports, maths fun, life skills, and current affairs.

3.”GK Star For Class 1 (Revised Edition 2017) | Reprinted 2018″ by GIKSO
4.”Be a GK Champ by Pearson for Class 1″ by Derek O’Brien and Update

”Be a GK Champ by Pearson for Class 1″ Book Review: This book is designed with the purpose of capturing the minds of students with a variety of information and stimulating quizzes. The book is arranged in a student friendly manner that encourages a student’s search for knowledge. It is fully classified into pages that contain pertinent information and divided into 9 sections which are people, sports, travel, language and literature, India, science, nature, the world around us, and problem solving skills – for easy navigation. The quiz pages are distributed with facts pages that present interesting information. The quizzes in the problem solving section are so organized such that it develops the analytical and thinking skills of the learners. A feature called ‘Champion’s Checkpoint’ provides an extra fact on every quiz page to improve the learner’s knowledge. ‘Words in the Helpbox’ segment ease the students’ attempt at quizzes on their own. Different formats of visual and textual quizzes including MCQs help in the spreading of knowledge. Test papers are given at the end of the book to test the power of memory and encourage self-assessment. The book is supplemented with a free CD-ROM that contains animations and dynamic question banks that enable teachers to auto-generate question papers.

5.”Know and Grow with Derek 1″ by Derek O’Brien and Third

”Know and Grow with Derek 1″ Book Review: A book aimed at describing 4 important success skills of student life: personality development life skills, general awareness, creativity and thinking skills. There are 2 segments KNOW and GROW where the former contains all useful, everyday information and the latter describes how to use information and move forward in life. The format and design are student friendly and easy to understand. Contents are divided into 2 sections where the 1st section contains India—Our Country, Our National Flag, My State, Monuments of India, Sports Round-Up, Types of Balls, Interesting Sports, Board Games, Grammar and Language, Animal Sounds, Proper and Common Nouns, Opposites, Plant and Animal Kingdom, Name the Animal, Identify the Vegetables, Animal Homes, Exploring Science, Water, The Sky, Living and Non-living Things, My Home, Thinking and Number Skills, Find the Odd One, Our World and the Environment, Clothes We Wear, Monuments of the World, Our Houses, Literature and Entertainment, Cartoons, Fairy Tales, Magic Land, Life Skills and Value Education, Safety on The Road, Telling the Time, and 3 Test Papers. The 2nd section contains India—Our Country, My Country, Religions of India, Festivals of India, Sports Round-Up, Outdoor Sports, Famous Sports Personalities, Sports Equipment, Grammar and Language, Gender, Articles, Conjunctions, Plant and Animal Kingdom, Parts of a Plant, Fruits, Animal Babies, Exploring Science, My Body, First Aid, Thinking and Number Skills, Household Gadgets, Fun with Numbers, Secret Message, Our World and the Environment, Transport, Clean Environment, Weather, Literature and Entertainment, Bedtime Stories, Musical Instruments, Rhymes, Life Skills and Value Education, My Family, Good and Bad Habits, Colour It, and 3 Test Papers.

6.”GK Ace by Pearson for Class 1″ by Jebakumar
7.”Combo of G.K. For Class 1 and Class 2 – (For Age 4 – 6 years old Kids) pack of 2 books” by GIKSO

”Combo of G.K. For Class 1 and Class 2” Book Review: A book designed by keeping in mind the children in the focus of learning so that they understand the joy of knowing the world that they live in. It contains general knowledge of our country, latest news, sports, about the world, animal world, science, technology, living rights, our pride, education, superheroes, puzzles, games, music, and much more. It contains simple general knowledge for students who want to update their knowledge on Skills For Life, It’s All About Me, My India My Pride, Step Into The Nature, In The Classroom, Science and You, Go Green, Be A Player, Around Us, Fun and More etc. Some other topics included in this book are the world, general science, facts about science, activities related to science that will help to hone the little mind on basic computer knowledge, sense of humour about society and much more about our surroundings. 4 test papers are provided at the end of the book based on the units covered. After each chapter, exercises are given whose answers are given at the last pages to confirm with the answer provided by the student. This book follows CBSE, ICSE and State Board schools.

8.”General Knowledge Refresher – 1″ by Anand and Shradha

”General Knowledge Refresher – 1″ Book Review: An honest attempt to bust the common pattern of ‘question and answer’ in usual GK books and launch gaming, quizzing, board games, logic and reasoning to the students who are eager to increase their general knowledge. Written in a student-friendly manner, it also reveals the student to different unknown and known facts. This book has been thoroughly researched thus providing reliable information that encourages lively discussions. The contents include various topics related to life, nature, language, the world, India, science, sports and entertainment. Animated illustrations that catch the eye are used for better understanding. Interesting facts are given in 2 features called ‘Factual’ and ‘Did You Know’. Quizzes and revision tests for class assessments at the end of the book test the memory of the students and help improve their knowledge.

9.”Children Knowledge Bank : A Tonic For Your Child’s Brain” by Pustak Mahal Editorial

”Children Knowledge Bank : A Tonic For Your Child’s Brain” Book Review: An interesting book for children aged 3-13 years. This book is a compilation of four volumes that consists of sections on some famous people and their discoveries, medicine, general knowledge, transport, plants and animals, science, earth and universe, human body, ancient history, evolution and much more. The book is written in simple and playful language with over 800 illustrations that catch the attention of these young learners.

10.”General Awareness Book For U.K.G. – Ride and Slide C General Awareness (With Sticker Activity)” by GIKSO

“General Awareness Book For U.K.G. – Ride and Slide C General Awareness” Book Review: A simple series created for children of pre-primary levels that has been designed keeping these young budding generation of tomorrow at the focus of learning so that they experience the joy of knowing the world that they live in. It is written in a lucid and modern style according to age and properly graded where the goal is to inculcate good learning habits in the students. Structured activities are provided that enable the students in developing problem-solving and self-thinking skills. It also includes test papers at the end of the book for quick revision. The book is divided into 14 units that includes me and myself, animals, plants, means of transport, helpers, safety, seasons, stay clean and healthy, manners, colours, environment, my country, religions, and fun time. Practice questions and exercises are given at the end of each chapter for quick revision also with attractive activities. Recommended for students studying in schools under CBSE, ICSE and State Board.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on the General Knowledge subject and came out with a recommended list of the top 10 General Knowledge books for each grade. If any more book needs to be added to the list of best books on General Knowledge, please let us know. We hope you find this list helpful in your studies.

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