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World Current Affairs- March 10, 2024

One-Liner Questions: World Current Affairs

  1. Which spy agency reported that ceasefire talks with Hamas are not progressing?
  2. Who mediated the ceasefire talks between Israel and Hamas?
  3. Where did Mossad chief David Barnra meet the CIA head recently?
  4. How many Palestinians have died due to ongoing Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip?
  5. How many Palestinians were killed and wounded by the Israeli army in the last 24 hours?
  6. Where did an Israeli air strike kill three civilians recently?
  7. Which group claimed responsibility for attacks against a commercial vessel and US Navy warships?
  8. What did Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia’ al-Sudani reopen in Basra?
  9. How many IS militants were killed in airstrikes in the desert area between Salahudin and Nineveh provinces?
  10. Where were 13 Palestinians, including children, killed in an Israeli airstrike?
  11. Who was elected as the 14th president of Pakistan?
  12. How many votes did Asif Ali Zardari secure in the presidential election?
  13. What is Asif Ali Zardari’s relation to Benazir Bhutto?
  14. When did Asif Ali Zardari serve as President of Pakistan before?
  15. Which country celebrated its first Hindu temple festival recently?
  16. How many people were killed in a vehicle accident in Afghanistan’s Nimroz province?
  17. What is the death toll in Indonesia’s West Sumatra province due to floods and landslides?
  18. What issues were discussed at the 54th India-Bangladesh Director General-level border coordination conference?
  19. How many people are estimated to have been infected during the Covid-19 pandemic?
  20. How many people went missing after a fishing boat capsized in South Korea?
  21. What did Israel welcome regarding Cyprus and the Gaza Strip?
  22. What did UNRWA’s Commissioner-General say about the situation in the Gaza Strip?
  23. Who launched a missile attack on a commercial ship in the Gulf of Aden?
  24. How many pediatric deaths have been associated with the flu in the US this season?
  25. What is the CDC’s recommendation for flu vaccination?

Answers: World Current Affairs

  1. Mossad.
  2. American, Qatari, and Egyptian mediators.
  3. Amman, Jordan.
  4. 30,960.
  5. 82 killed and 122 wounded.
  6. Kharbet Selm, a southern Lebanese village.
  7. Yemen’s Houthi group.
  8. Three key plants including a rolling mill plant.
  9. Six.
  10. Nusseirat refugee camp in central Gaza.
  11. Asif Ali Zardari.
  12. 411 votes.
  13. He is the husband of slain Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.
  14. From 2008 to 2013.
  15. United Arab Emirates (UAE).
  16. Seven people.
  17. 10 people.
  18. Trans-border crimes, human trafficking, and enhanced joint-patrolling.
  19. More than half a billion.
  20. Seven people.
  21. The inauguration of the maritime corridor from Cyprus to the Gaza Strip.
  22. The situation defies description and is a tragedy not related to food.
  23. Yemen’s Houthi group.
  24. More than 100.
  25. That everyone 6 months and older should get an annual flu vaccine.

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Additional One-Liner Questions:

  1. What was the production capacity of the reopened rolling mill plant in Basra?
  2. How many civilians were injured in the Israeli air strike on Kharbet Selm?
  3. On what date was the Hindu temple in the UAE inaugurated?
  4. Who defeated Mahmood Khan Achakzai in the Pakistani presidential election?
  5. Who led the Indian delegation at the 54th India-Bangladesh Director General-level border coordination conference?
  6. How many illnesses, hospitalizations, and deaths from the flu have been estimated by the CDC so far this season?
  7. What was the total number of wounded Palestinians reported by the Hamas-run Health Ministry?
  8. Which organization’s health ministry reported on the Palestinian casualties?
  9. What is the name of the Singapore-flagged commercial vessel attacked by Yemen’s Houthi group?
  10. Who is the Commissioner-General of UNRWA who commented on the Gaza Strip situation?
  11. In which province of Afghanistan did the fatal vehicle accident occur?
  12. What significant event took place in the UAE related to Hindu worship?
  13. Who said, “We are facing a tragedy that is not related to food,” regarding the Gaza Strip?
  14. How many people are missing due to the floods and landslides in West Sumatra province, Indonesia?
  15. Who is the father of former foreign minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari?

Additional Answers:

  1. 500,000 tons annually.
  2. Nine.
  3. February 14.
  4. Asif Ali Zardari.
  5. Nitin Agrawal, Director General of Border Security Force (BSF).
  6. At least 28 million illnesses, 310,000 hospitalizations, and 20,000 deaths.
  7. 72,524.
  8. Hamas-run Health Ministry.
  10. Philippe Lazzarini.
  11. Nimroz province.
  12. The first Hindu temple celebrated its first festival, Maha Shivratri.
  13. Philippe Lazzarini.
  14. Ten people.
  15. Asif Ali Zardari.

World Current Affairs- February 9, 2024

Questions on World Current Affairs

  1. What customs tariff was withdrawn by Bangladesh on rice import?
  2. Which duty on sugar import was reduced by Bangladesh, and to what amount?
  3. What VAT was lifted by Bangladesh on a specific product?
  4. When did a volcano erupt in southwest Iceland for the second time?
  5. Where did the volcanic eruption in Iceland start?
  6. How many policemen were killed in militant attacks in Pakistan during polling?
  7. Which Iran-backed militia group’s senior commander was killed by US CENTCOM in Iraq?
  8. Which two news channels were issued a warning by the Election Commission of Pakistan for code of conduct violation?
  9. Which country is now the top exporter of goods to the US, surpassing China?
  10. On what scripture did Varun Ghosh take his oath of office as Australian Senator?
  11. Who was blamed for the slump in UK electric car sales?
  12. What action did Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu direct against Hamas?
  13. Why were mobile services suspended in Pakistan on election day?
  14. How many people of Punjab origin were arrested in Canada for extortion threats?
  15. Who cast their vote in Lahore for the Pakistan general elections?
  16. How did Imran Khan cast his vote for the general elections?
  17. When did polling for Pakistan general elections begin?
  18. What did Nikki Haley say about India’s partnership with Russia?
  19. How was the death of Indian-American student Sameer Kamath ruled?
  20. What was the US military’s action in Iraq related to Kataib Hezbollah?
  21. What condition did Saudi Arabia set for diplomatic relations with Israel?
  22. What did Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas discuss with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken?
  23. What stance did Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi take on nuclear technology negotiations?
  24. What Security Council reform did UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres call for?
  25. How many suspects were detained over links to the Istanbul courthouse attack?
  26. What did UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemn related to Pakistan?

Answers to World Current Affairs

  1. A 25 per cent customs duty for rice import was withdrawn.
  2. The specific duty for raw sugar import was reduced to 1,000 taka per tonne.
  3. VAT on edible oil was lifted.
  4. The volcano erupted on Thursday morning, for the second time this year.
  5. The eruption started northeast of Sylingarfell mountain.
  6. At least five policemen were killed.
  7. A senior commander with the Kata’ib Hezbollah.
  8. Geo News and ARY News.
  9. Mexico.
  10. The Bhagavad Gita.
  11. ‘Mr Bean’ actor Rowan Atkinson.
  12. To take action in Rafah to wipe out Hamas.
  13. Due to security threats.
  14. Three men and two women.
  15. Shehbaz Sharif.
  16. By a postal ballot from Adiala Jail.
  17. At 8:00 a.m. local time.
  18. India partners with Russia because it doesn’t trust the US to win and lead.
  19. Ruled a suicide.
  20. Killing a commander of Kataib Hezbollah.
  21. Stopping “aggressions” in the Gaza Strip and the establishment of an independent Palestinian state.
  22. Palestinian statehood and developments in the Gaza Strip.
  23. Iran insists on its right to develop nuclear technology for “peaceful” purposes.
  24. To make it more representative in a multi-polar world.
  25. At least 90 suspects.
  26. The bomb blasts in Pakistan targeting two political offices on the eve of the election.

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World Current Affairs- January 21, 2024

One-liner Questions: World Current Affairs

  1. What was the percentage decrease in UK retail sales volumes in 2023?
  2. What is the lowest level UK retail sales have reached since when?
  3. Who is the leader of Sikhs For Justice (SFJ)?
  4. What threat did Gurpatwant Singh Pannun issue to the Chief Ministers of Delhi and Punjab?
  5. When is the Khalistan Referendum voter registration set to start?
  6. When will the first cold snap of 2024 hit China?
  7. How many emergency declarations did UNHCR issue in 2023?
  8. How much were UNHCR’s emergency supplies worth in 2023?
  9. When are international tourism numbers expected to recover to pre-Covid levels?
  10. When was the stopgap funding bill signed by US President Joe Biden to avoid a government shutdown?
  11. Has Donald Trump ruled out Nikki Haley as his Vice Presidential choice for 2024?
  12. What sentence was given to an Indian national for molesting a British woman in Singapore?
  13. How many Palestinians were killed in Gaza, and how many of them were women or children?
  14. What is the current production capacity of Gaza’s municipal wells?
  15. What action is SAHRA taking regarding Nelson Mandela’s personal belongings’ auction?
  16. Who launched airstrikes on Yemen’s port city of Hodeidah?
  17. What was the purpose of European Commissioner Didier Reynders’ visit to Poland?
  18. How much has the Ukrainian government allocated for fortifying the country’s defense lines?
  19. What are the latest statistics on flu illnesses and deaths in the US according to the CDC?
  20. What happened to the government forces in Yemen’s southern Abyan province?
  21. What did Pakistani Foreign Minister Jalil Abbas Jilani discuss with his Iranian counterpart?

Answers to World Current Affairs one liners

  1. Retail sales volumes in the UK fell by 2.8 percent in 2023.
  2. UK retail sales reached the lowest level since 2018.
  3. Gurpatwant Singh Pannun is the leader of Sikhs For Justice (SFJ).
  4. Pannun warned of a “political death” for the Chief Ministers if his associates were not released.
  5. Khalistan Referendum voter registration is due to start on January 26.
  6. The first cold snap of 2024 in China will start from Saturday until January 23.
  7. UNHCR issued 43 emergency declarations in 2023.
  8. UNHCR delivered emergency supplies worth $53.5 million in 2023.
  9. International tourism numbers are set to recover to pre-Covid levels in 2024.
  10. President Biden signed the bill on the day before it would have taken effect, avoiding a shutdown.
  11. Donald Trump has ruled out Nikki Haley as his running mate for 2024.
  12. An Indian national in Singapore was sentenced to four years in jail and six strokes of the cane.
  13. 24,620 Palestinians were killed in Gaza, including about 16,000 women or children.
  14. Gaza’s municipal wells are at just over 21,000 cubic meters a day, down from 255,000.
  15. SAHRA is fighting to prevent an online auction of Nelson Mandela’s personal belongings.
  16. The US and the UK launched airstrikes on Yemen’s Hodeidah.
  17. Didier Reynders discussed judicial reforms with the new Polish government.
  18. Ukraine has allocated 17.5 billion hryvnias for fortifying its defense lines.
  19. There have been at least 16 million flu illnesses, 180,000 hospitalizations, and 11,000 deaths in the US this season.
  20. Three soldiers were killed and three injured in a bomb attack in Yemen’s Abyan province.
  21. Jalil Abbas Jilani discussed de-escalating the situation after strikes in each other’s territories with Iran.

World Current Affairs- Nov 25, 2023

One-Liner Questions

  1. Which Indian student is in a medically-induced coma after an alleged assault in Australia?
  2. Where was the Indian student attacked?
  3. How many family members died in a house fire in the Philippines’ Quezon province?
  4. Who was trapped in the house during the fire in Candelaria town?
  5. How many Thais are still held by Hamas?
  6. Who has withdrawn from Taiwan’s 2024 presidential election?
  7. Who is the cryptocurrency entrepreneur approved for extradition in Montenegro?
  8. What is the current uptake percentage of the updated Covid-19 vaccine in the US?
  9. How large was the aid convoy that arrived in Gaza recently?
  10. What is the status of Germany’s economy as of Q3 2023?
  11. What recent development occurred at Al Shifa Hospital in Gaza?
  12. What did the first temporary humanitarian truce between Hamas and Israel include?
  13. How does the UK’s new immigration plan affect foreign health and care workers?
  14. What did researchers at the University of Queensland find about Covid-19 and brain ageing?
  15. What are international students in Canada requesting regarding work rules?
  16. What incident occurred in central Tokyo involving an elderly driver?
  17. Which country has formally requested to join the BRICS bloc?
  18. What decision did the Central Bank of Sri Lanka make recently?
  19. What weather changes are occurring in central and eastern China?
  20. What did Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal discuss with the European Commission?


  1. An Indian student pursuing a master’s degree at the University of Tasmania.
  2. The attack took place in Tasmania, at a precinct.
  3. Six members, including a 69-year-old woman and her five grandchildren.
  4. A 69-year-old woman and her five grandchildren.
  5. Twenty Thai citizens.
  6. Terry Gou, founder of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co (Foxconn).
  7. Do Kwon, behind the TerraUSD and Luna currencies.
  8. Only 14% of American adults.
  9. The convoy had 137 truckloads of aid and 129,000 litres of fuel.
  10. It is on the brink of recession, with a 0.1% decline in GDP in Q3.
  11. The Israeli army withdrew after raiding it for over a week.
  12. A humanitarian truce that includes daily deliveries of diesel and gas from Egypt.
  13. They will be allowed to bring only one relative.
  14. Four drugs that can reverse a cellular process triggered by Covid-19.
  15. A permanent lift of the 20-hour-per-week work rule.
  16. A car driven by an 80-year-old man rammed into pedestrians.
  17. Pakistan.
  18. Reduction of the Standing Deposit and Lending Facility Rates by 100 basis points.
  19. A drop in temperatures by 6 to 17 degrees Celsius.
  20. The blockade of the Ukrainian border with some EU countries.

World Current Affairs- November 6, 2023


  1. From which region did the two Sri Lankan families arrive in Sri Lanka?
  2. How did the Sri Lankans stranded in Gaza Strip reach Sri Lanka?
  3. Where did the Israel Defense Forces find Hamas rocket launchers?
  4. What did the IDF share about their operations against Hamas?
  5. How many Israeli soldiers were killed and injured in Gaza?
  6. Who was the Israeli soldier killed in Gaza and where was he from?
  7. What action did families of hostages and missing persons take in Tel Aviv?
  8. What is the vaccination rate against lumpy skin disease in South Korean cattle?
  9. What is the decrease in opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan since April 2022?
  10. What is the current support rate for the Japanese cabinet?
  11. Who is ready to accept refugees from the Palestinian-Israeli conflict in Russia?
  12. What has the Hamas-run Gaza Health Ministry claimed about child casualties?
  13. When did North Korea designate “missile industry day”?
  14. Who are the former prime ministers that arrived in Israel and what was their agenda?
  15. What decision did the Nepali government make following a strong earthquake?
  16. Which country has India accused of tainting the investigation into the killing of Hardeep Singh Nijjar?


  1. The families arrived from the Gaza Strip.
  2. They came through Egypt, crossing the Rafah border.
  3. IDF found Hamas rocket launchers near a swimming pool and a playground.
  4. IDF shared footage of locating rocket-launching positions.
  5. One soldier was killed and two were injured.
  6. The soldier was Srgnt Yehonatan Maimon from Okfam, Israel.
  7. They blocked a road in Tel Aviv and gathered in front of the Kiriya military base.
  8. More than 84% of cattle have been vaccinated.
  9. It dropped by 95% since the drug ban.
  10. The support rate dropped to 28.3%.
  11. The Jewish Autonomous Region in Russia.
  12. They alleged one child is killed every 10 minutes during Israel’s aggression.
  13. North Korea designated it to mark the test-firing of the Hwasong-17 ICBM in 2022.
  14. Former British PM Boris Johnson and ex-Australian PM Scott Morrison.
  15. The government decided to distribute food and other relief materials and provide free treatment.
  16. India has accused Canada.

World Current Affairs- Feb 12, 2023

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  1. Former Judge and Anti-Corruption Commissioner Md. Shahabuddin Chuppu has been nominated by the ruling Awami League, which has an overwhelming majority in Parliament, to become Bangladesh’s 22nd President.

2-In accordance with Article 25 (1) (a) of the party’s constitution, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who also serves as the leader of the Bangladesh Awami League, has proposed Shahabuddin Chuppu for the position of chairman of the party’s publicity and publication subcommittee.

3-According to local media, the cost of chicken and chicken meat has significantly increased in Karachi and other cities across Pakistan.

  • According to Samaa TV, the cost of chicken in Karachi is currently Rs 490 per kg, while the cost of chicken meat has risen to Rs 720 per kg.
  • According to Samaa TV, this price increase is the result of several chicken companies closing owing to a feed scarcity.

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4-According to “Variety,” a UK parliamentary probe determined that BBC chair Richard Sharp committed “serious mistakes of judgement” when he failed to disclose his involvement in the facilitation of a loan to the then-Prime Minister Boris Johnson in 2020.

Boris Johnson

5-The Belt and Road Initiative is a significant infrastructure initiative spearheaded by China with the goal of encircling the world.

  • According to a Council on Foreign Relations report, some observers view the project as a troubling extension of Chinese authority, and the United States has found it difficult to present a countervailing viewpoint.

6-According to media reports, more than 5,000 pregnant Russian women have entered Argentina recently.
* According to the BBC, the women reportedly want to ensure that their children are born in Argentina in order to get Argentine citizenship.

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7-More than 28,000 people have perished as a result of the terrible earthquake that devastated Turkey and Syria on February 6.

  • After two unnamed parties clashed on Saturday, the rescue operations were able to resume after Turkish troops intervened to provide protection, according to BBC.

8-Ahead of Ramadan, the price of loose black tea in Pakistan increased to Rs 1,600 per kg from Rs 1,100 in the previous 15 days due to the 250 or so containers that arrived from late December 2022 to early January still being detained at the port, according to local media.

9-After losing an immigration appeal in the UK, an Indian who received a commendation from Queen Elizabeth II for providing free meals to 50 families during the Covid-19 outbreak risks deportation to India.

  • Vimal Pandya, 42, arrived from India in 2011 on a study visa, but the UK Home Office took away his college’s ability to sponsor international students three years later, according to the Daily Mail.
  • Pandya, who now resides in Rotherhithe, south London, has been battling to stay in the country for the past nine years.

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10-As tropical storm Gabrielle approaches New Zealand from the far north and is predicted to swoop through the majority of the North Island starting on Sunday, there are ten to twenty severe weather warnings and watches in effect.

  • On that day, MetService, the nation’s national meteorological service, issued a warning that the worst weather is still to come, upgrading Auckland and many other locations in the area to red alert, according to Xinhua News Agency.

11-WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus paid a visit to the earthquake-stricken city of Aleppo in northern Syria, giving reason for optimism that more humanitarian help will arrive in Syria soon.

  • On Saturday, as Ghebreyesus arrived in Aleppo and visited some hospitalised people, shelters where displaced people are residing, and devastated areas, the WHO sent 35 tonnes of humanitarian supplies to the city.
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

12-The first shipment of 33,000 tonnes of wheat, paid for by a $150 million loan from the World Bank, has begun to arrive in Lebanon.

  • According to a statement released by the World Bank on Saturday, the consignment, which is now being unloaded at the Beirut port, is enough to supply the nation with Arabic bread for nearly one month.

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13-The French Interior Ministry reported an increase in protests against the proposed pension change from five days prior, when 757,000 individuals were reported to have participated nationwide.

  • Regarding the CGT, the largest union in France, more than 2.5 million people participated in the general mobilisation on Saturday, up from almost 2 million on Tuesday.

14-The state-run Anadolu News Agency stated that a border gate between Turkey and Armenia has been opened for the first time in 30 years to allow the passage of humanitarian aid for victims of the deadly earthquakes that have struck southern Turkey.

15- The wildlife department of Sri Lanka reported that a pod of 14 pilot whales had become stranded on Kalpitiya beach in the country’s northwest.

  • Three of the stranded whales had passed away, according to the Wildlife department, which added that the whales were returned to the water after being rescued by Sri Lanka’s Navy, Police, and Wildlife department.

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