International Quizzes - Current Affair MCQs


Which country has become the 31st NATO member?

a) Finland

b) Zambia

c) Sweden

d) Norway

Ans: A - Finland

  • After Turkey's approval, Finland has become the 31st NATO member.
  • All 30 current NATO members have now ratified Finland's joining.
  • Finland shares a long border of more than 1,300 kilometers with Russia, and was prompted by security problems following Russia's concerns over the uprising in Ukraine.

  • The secretary of NATO is Jens Stoltenberg.

Which country has recently claimed underwater drone test?

a) Russia

b) North Korea

c) China

d) Japan

Ans: B - North Korea

  • North Korea claims to have tested an underwater drone capable of carrying nuclear weapons.
  • A report by North Korea's official Central News Agency- KCNA states that this drone has been tested from 21 to 23 March.

  • This drone can create radioactive tsunami.

Direct international flight between Amritsar and Gatwick city of which country has been inaugurated recently?

a) England

b) Australia

c) France

d) Canada

Ans: A - England

  • Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia has inaugurated a direct international flight between Amritsar and the English city of Gatwick.
  • This flight between Amritsar and Gatwick will be operated by Air India.

  • This new service will benefit many Indian families living in both the countries.

Vo Van Thuong has been elected as the new President of which country?

a) Vietnam

b) China

c) Thailand

d) Taiwan

Ans: A - Vietnam

  • The National Assembly (NA) of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam has elected Vo Van Thuong (52-years), a member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of Vietnam, as the new President of Vietnam for a term running till 2026.

  • Vo Van Thuong replaces Nguyen Xuan Phuc, who resigned as president in January 2023.

'CHIP 4' talks have been organized between US and which of the following country?

a) Japan

b) Taiwan

c) South Korea

d) All of the above

Ans: D - All of the above

  • Japan, the United States, South Korea and Taiwan have held the first meeting of senior officials under a new US-led framework to help ensure a stable supply of semiconductors.

  • A new dialogue forum has been launched on friend-shoring semiconductors to beat China technologically.

Bola Tinubu has won the presidential election of which country?

a) Tunisia

b) Sudan

c) Nigeria

d) Kenya

Ans: C - Nigeria

  • Nigeria's ruling party candidate Bola Tinubu has been declared the winner of the presidential election.
  • He has been sworn in as the President of Africa's most populous country, Nigeria.

  • Prior to this he was the Governor of Lagos State.

Which country's Prince Jigme Wangchuck has become the country's first digital citizen?

a) Nepal

b) Hong Kong

c) China

d) Bhutan

Ans: D – Bhutan

  • Bhutan's Prince Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck has become the country's first 'digital citizen'.
  • He is just 7 years old and he is the first digital citizen of the country.
  • Jigme Namgyel is the heir apparent and eldest son of King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun Pema of Bhutan.

  • Bhutan launched the National Digital Identity Project in 2021.

Which has become the first city in America to ban caste discrimination?

a) California

b) New York

c) Seattle

d) Washington

Ans: C – Seattle

  • Seattle becomes the first US city to pass an explicit ban on race-based discrimination.

  • The Seattle City Council passed an ordinance adding race to the list of protected classes in the city's municipal code, along with groups such as race, religion and gender identity.