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World Current Affairs 2023- December 26

One-Liner Questions-World Current Affairs 2023

  1. What did South Korea and the US agree to regarding the maintenance of US military equipment?
  2. Who attended the logistics policy talks in San Diego?
  3. What issue did South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol address during a Cabinet meeting?
  4. What is South Korea’s current fertility rate status?
  5. What was the impact of severe thunderstorms in Queensland, Australia?
  6. What measures is South Korea taking against Russia and Belarus?
  7. What did British Foreign Secretary David Cameron say about the Rwanda Bill?
  8. What consequence did Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi predict for Israel after an airstrike in Syria?
  9. What milestone has the Jakarta-Bandung High-Speed Railway achieved?
  10. What happened in the Feodosia region of Crimea recently?
  11. Who did Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeal to regarding captive citizens?
  12. Who is Dr. Saveera Parkash, and what is her significance in the upcoming general elections?
  13. What did Hamas say about the Egyptian proposal for Gaza conflict resolution?
  14. Where did Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently tour?
  15. What new warships did Russian President Vladimir Putin attend a flag-raising ceremony for?
  16. Has the Ukrainian military confirmed Russian control over the town of Maryinka?
  17. How many people have been displaced in Malaysia due to flooding?
  18. What law did Russian President Vladimir Putin sign regarding export duties?
  19. What did Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani say about the US accusation against an Iranian drone attack?

Answers-World Current Affairs 2023

  1. South Korea and the US agreed to expand the participation of South Korean companies in the maintenance of US military equipment in the Indo-Pacific region.
  2. Lee Gap-su and Christopher J. Lowman attended the logistics policy talks.
  3. President Yoon Suk Yeol discussed South Korea’s declining birthrate.
  4. South Korea’s fertility rate is the world’s lowest and is declining.
  5. One woman was killed, and over 120,000 homes lost power in Queensland, Australia, due to severe thunderstorms.
  6. South Korea will expand its list of items subject to export restrictions against Russia and Belarus.
  7. David Cameron described the Rwanda Bill as the “best bill” to address the issue of small boat crossings in the English Channel.
  8. Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said that Israel would pay a heavy price for killing Brig Gen Razi Mousavi.
  9. The Jakarta-Bandung High-Speed Railway has handled over 1 million passenger trips.
  10. The Feodosia region of Crimea was attacked, resulting in a blockade of the port area.
  11. Benjamin Netanyahu appealed to Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin to speak with Hamas about releasing captives.
  12. Dr. Saveera Parkash is the first woman candidate from the Pakistani-Hindu minority community to stand in the general elections from Buner district.
  13. Hamas denied rejecting an Egyptian proposal to end the Gaza conflict and exchange prisoners with Israel.
  14. Benjamin Netanyahu toured the northern Gaza Strip, vowing to continue the fight.
  15. Vladimir Putin attended a ceremony for the Admiral Golovko frigate, the Naro-Fominsk small-rocket ship, and the Lev Chernavin minesweeper.
  16. Ukrainian military spokesman Oleksandr Shtupun denied reports of Russian forces gaining full control of Maryinka.
  17. Floodings in Malaysia have displaced 9,967 people.
  18. Vladimir Putin signed a law allowing the government to reduce or eliminate export duties to friendly countries.
  19. Nasser Kanaani rejected the US accusation of an Iranian drone attack on a chemical tanker.

World Current Affairs 2023- October 29

One-liner Questions:

  1. Who will lead the gathering in the UK to discuss the risks associated with AI?
  2. What action is President Joe Biden reportedly going to take regarding AI next week?
  3. Why has Kazakhstan ceased investment cooperation with the ArcelorMittal Temirtau mining company?
  4. What tragedy occurred at the Kostenko mine?
  5. Who made remarks about the BNP-Jamaat’s belief in terrorism and militancy?
  6. What did Prime Minister Hasina inaugurate under the Karnafully river of Chittagong?
  7. What challenge did Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu acknowledge about the second phase of the war?
  8. How many Palestinians were reported killed by the Israel Defense Forces in West Bank on Sunday?
  9. For what purpose are the tunnels under Gaza best known?
  10. Why did the Australian government urge its citizens to leave Lebanon?
  11. What did Sakthivel Sivasurian get convicted for in Singapore?
  12. What happened during the BNP’s strike in Dhaka on Sunday?
  13. How did Hamas’s attacks on October 7 affect the shift in favor of Palestine?
  14. What did the Hostages and Missing Families Forum suggest to Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu?
  15. When did Hamas fire rockets targeting Tel Aviv?
  16. What did the IDF leaflets dropped in Gaza warn the residents about?


  1. The gathering in the UK to discuss the risks associated with AI will be led by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak.
  2. President Joe Biden is reportedly going to deploy numerous federal agencies to monitor the risks of AI and develop new uses for the technology via an executive order.
  3. Kazakhstan ceased investment cooperation with the ArcelorMittal Temirtau mining company due to a fire at the Kostenko mine.
  4. The tragedy at the Kostenko mine resulted in the death of at least 21 people.
  5. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina made remarks about the BNP-Jamaat’s belief in terrorism and militancy.
  6. Prime Minister Hasina inaugurated the country’s nearly 3.315 km underwater expressway ‘Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Tunnel’.
  7. Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu acknowledged that the second phase of the war, a ground invasion, would be “long and difficult.”
  8. The Health Ministry in Hamas-controlled Gaza reported that three Palestinians were killed by the Israel Defense Forces in West Bank.
  9. The tunnels under Gaza are best known as passageways used to smuggle goods from Egypt and launch attacks into Israel.
  10. The Australian government urged its citizens to leave Lebanon due to a “volatile security situation” and potential closure of Beirut airport.
  11. Sakthivel Sivasurian was convicted for hitting Manjunatha Louis Ravi to death during an altercation in a taxi.
  12. During the BNP’s strike in Dhaka on Sunday, two buses were set on fire, resulting in the death of one person.
  13. Hamas’s October 7 attacks on Israel halted an ongoing shift in favor of Palestine.
  14. The Hostages and Missing Families Forum suggested an immediate exchange of ‘everyone for everyone’ to Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
  15. Hamas fired rockets targeting Tel Aviv on the day of Shabbat.
  16. The IDF leaflets warned the residents of Gaza that the city has become a ‘battlefield’ and shelters in Northern Gaza are not safe.

World Current Affairs 2023- October 13, 2023


  1. Who would win against Joe Biden if the 2024 US Presidential elections were held today according to a new poll?
  2. What percentage of ice shelves in Antarctica have reduced in volume over the last 25 years?
  3. How did North Korea respond to speculation that Hamas used their weapons in attacks on Israel?
  4. What is the US administration doing to evacuate American nationals from Israel?
  5. What crime did a 50-year-old Indian-American man plead guilty to?
  6. What action has a non-profit group in Canada urged the government to take against Gurpatwant Singh Pannun?
  7. What has the Israeli military asked of the population living in northern Gaza?
  8. What is the European Commission investigating about Elon Musk-owned company X?
  9. How did Hamas respond to allegations of killing and beheading babies?
  10. How many Australian citizens are part of the repatriation effort in Israel, Gaza, and the West Bank?
  11. Why did US House Majority Leader Steve Scalise withdraw from the House Speaker race?
  12. What is the current death toll from Israeli strikes on the Gaza Strip and West Bank?
  13. How many people are displaced in Gaza due to Israeli airstrikes according to UN humanitarians?
  14. Where did the Patriot missiles launched from Israeli territory explode?


  1. According to a new poll, Joe Biden would lose to Republican candidates Nikki Haley and Ron DeSantis but narrowly edge past Donald Trump.
  2. Over 40% or 71 out of 162 ice shelves surrounding Antarctica have reduced in volume between 1997 and 2021.
  3. North Korea dismissed the speculation that Hamas used their weapons for attacks on Israel as “groundless.”
  4. The US administration is chartering flights from Israel to destinations in Europe to evacuate American nationals.
  5. A 50-year-old Indian-American man pleaded guilty to stealing $163,750 in Covid-19 relief money.
  6. A non-profit group in Canada has urged the government to take swift action against Gurpatwant Singh Pannun for threatening Indian diplomats and consulates in G7 nations.
  7. The Israeli military has asked approximately 1.1 million people living in northern Gaza to evacuate to southern Gaza within the next 24 hours.
  8. The European Commission has opened an investigation into Elon Musk-owned X for alleged spreading of illegal content and disinformation.
  9. Hamas has denied its involvement in killing and beheading babies, calling such allegations unethically adopted by western media.
  10. The Australian government is working to repatriate 1,600 Australians stranded in Israel, Gaza, and the West Bank.
  11. Steve Scalise withdrew from the House Speaker race after failing to garner enough support from the House Republicans.
  12. The death toll from Israeli strikes on the Gaza Strip and West Bank has totaled 1,569, including 500 children and 276 women.
  13. More than 338,000 people are displaced in Gaza due to Israeli airstrikes, according to UN humanitarians.
  14. Three Patriot missiles exploded in the airspace of southern Lebanon, and the fourth fell in one of the plains in the area.

World Current Affairs 2023

  1. What was the historic low external debt-to-GDP ratio of Russia by the end of the first quarter? Answer: 15 per cent.
  2. By what percentage did Fiji witness an increase in tourist arrivals for June 2023 compared to June 2019? Answer: 11 per cent.
  3. Which active volcano in the Philippines could be affected by heavy rain from an approaching tropical depression potentially turning into a super typhoon? Answer: Mayon volcano.
  4. Which political party in Cambodia held a massive rally to mark the end of the campaign for the general election on July 23? Answer: The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP).
  5. How many people were killed and injured in a stabbing spree near Sillim subway station in Seoul? Answer: One man killed and three others wounded.
  6. What was the age range of the victims in the deadly shooting incident in Auckland, New Zealand? Answer: Two men in their 40s.
  7. How much funds were approved by the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) for the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) for the general elections? Answer: Over $149 million.
  8. How many people affected by sexual exploitation and abuse were assisted by the UN trust fund formed in 2016? Answer: 43,000 people.
  9. According to the government report, what two trends were revealed about Australians’ living conditions? Answer: Australians are living longer, but housing is taking up more of their income.
  10. Which department released the annual report of the Trust Fund in Support of Victims of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse? Answer: The UN Department of Management Strategy, Policy, and Compliance.

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