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Current Affairs for Kids - 100+ Questions for All Classes (Sep 2023)

Romsha Vats   •   24 Jun, 2023   •   15 mins

A comprehensive list of current affairs questions for all classes and age groups.

The ever-increasing sources of current affairs for kids are doing more harm than good. It's only causing more confusion in the minds of young students. How do parents and teachers tackle the problem of choosing the best source of current affairs for kids? What should they keep in mind while doing so?

First, the most important criterion is the objectivity and trustworthiness of the news portal that fleshes out current affairs for kids. Second, the news portal must write current affairs for kids in a more accessible and easily understandable manner. Third, only the most relevant themes of current affairs for kids should be published by them.

Which current affairs for kids' source ticks all these boxes? Newsahoot, of course!

Newsahoot has built the ultimate news for kids platform - using one child-friendly article every day, we inform children of current events across the world in a safe and fact-checked environment. Alongside our vast library of articles, we have also written this easy-to-use article to give teachers and parents some of the most important current affairs for kids - use the list of questions below and make sure that your kids know what’s happening in the world!

Current Affairs for Kids in Class 1

  1. What is the Swachch Bharat Abhiyan all about?
    Answer: Keeping our surroundings clean
  2. What sport does Virat Kohli play?
    Answer: Cricket
  3. Where was the 2023 G20 Summit held?
    Answer: India
  4. What does IPL stand for?
    Answer: Indian Premier League
  5. Who is the current President of India? 
    Answer: Droupadi Murmu
  6. Which is the largest continent in the world?
    Answer: Asia
  7. Which sense organ helps us feel the weather?
    Answer: Skin
  8. How many colours are there in the Indian flag?
    Answer: Four
  9. What is the national animal of India?
    Answer: Tiger
  10. How many colours are there in a rainbow?
    Answer: Seven
  11. Where is the North Pole located?
    Answer: In the Arctic Ocean
  12. What is the capital of India?
    Answer: New Delhi

Current Affairs for Kids in Class 2

  1. Chandigarh is the shared capital of which two Indian states?
    Answer: Punjab & Haryana
  2. Which festival marks the end of Navaratri and Durga Pooja in India?
    Answer: Dussehra
  3. What is the old name of the city Prayagraj?
    Answer: Allahabad
  4. What is Formula 1?
    Answer: It is a car racing championship.
  5. Who wrote the National Anthem of India?
    Answer: Rabindranath Tagore
  6. Which sport do Messi and Ronaldo play?
    Answer: Football
  7. What is the national currency of the USA?
    Answer: Dollar
  8. Where is the Statue of Unity located?
    Answer: Gujarat
  9. Which is the longest river in India?
    Answer: Ganga
  10. Who is the current Prime Minister of India?
    Answer: Narendra Modi
  11. What is Ramadan?
    Answer: It is the holy month of fasting for Muslims.
  12. Which famous singer’s fans are called ‘Swifties’?
    Answer: Taylor Swift

Current Affairs for Kids in Class 3

  1. Who is the author of the Harry Potter series?
    Answer: J. K. Rowling
  2. How many states does India currently have?
    Answer: 28
  3. Who is the current King of England?
    Answer: King Charles III
  4. Which Indian short film recently won the Oscar?
    Answer: The Elephant Whisperers
  5. Who are the BTS?
    Answer: A famous Korean pop music band.
  6. Which is the most populous country in the world?
    Answer: India
  7. What is a constellation?
    Answer: It is a group of stars.
  8. Which body part does air pollution affect the most?
    Answer: Lungs
  9. Which Indian state was formed in 2014?
    Answer: Telangana
  10. What does WHO stand for?
    Answer: World Health Organisation
  11. Who is the Chief Minister of Delhi?
    Answer: Mr Arvind Kejriwal
  12. Who is the founder of Apple Inc?
    Answer: Steve Jobs

Current Affairs for Kids in Class 4

  1. What is the name of the lost and submerged continent in the South Pacific Ocean?
    Answer: Zealandia
  2. Which desert is expanding in size due to climate change?
    Answer: Sahara Desert
  3. What is ChatGPT?
    Answer: It is an artificial intelligence chatbot.
  4. What was the name of India’s first space mission to Mars?
    Answer: Mangalyaan
  5. Which two countries were struck by a horrible earthquake recently?
    Answer: Turkey & Syria
  6. What is the Agniveer Scheme related to?
    Answer: Short-term job in the defence forces.
  7. What is the Paris Agreement about?
    Answer: Fighting climate change
  8. Who is the current Prime Minister of the UK?
    Answer: Rishi Sunak
  9. Who is the founder of the tech-company Meta?
    Answer: Mark Zuckerberg
  10. Which song won the Oscar for Best Original Song?
    Answer: Natu Natu
  11. Where is the South Pole located?
    Answer: Near the continent of Antarctica.
  12. Which private military group tried to attempt a coup in Russia?
    Answer: Wagner PMC

Current Affairs for Kids in Class 5

  1. How many union territories are currently there in India?
    Answer: 8
  2. Who is John Cena?
    Answer: A professional wrestler from the USA.
  3. What is the Artemis Mission?
    Answer: It is NASA’s mission to go to the moon.
  4. How many countries are members of the European Union?
    Answer: 27
  5. In which country is the Cannes Film Festival held every year?
    Answer: France
  6. What was the Chernobyl disaster about?
    Answer: Accident at a nuclear power plant.
  7. What is the Central Vista?
    Answer: It is India’s central administrative area in Delhi.
  8. What is the full form of COVID?
    Answer: Coronavirus disease.
  9. How many countries are members of the UN?
    Answer: 193
  10. Who is P. V. Sindhu?
    Answer: Indian badminton player
  11. Where was the first-ever Global Chess League held?Answer: Dubai
  12. What is Virgin Galactic?
    Answer: It is the world’s first commercial spaceline.

Current Affairs for Kids in Class 6

  1. Which country recently left the European Union?
    Answer: United Kingdom
  2. Who is the current Prime Minister of Bangladesh?
    Answer: Sheikh Hasina
  3. What is the full form of SAARC?
    Answer: South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
  4. Which two countries developed the BrahMos missile?
    Answer: India & Russia
  5. Who wrote ‘The Diary of a Young Girl’?
    Answer: Anne Frank
  6. What is the Line of Actual Control (LAC)?
    Answer: A line that separates Indian-controlled areas from Chinese-controlled areas in the Ladakh region.
  7. When will India hold its next General Elections?
    Answer: 2024
  8. Who is the wealthiest person in the world?
    Answer: Elon Musk
  9. Which country developed the vaccine Sputnik-V?
    Answer: Russia
  10. Which countries are members of the QUAD grouping?
    Answer: USA, India, Australia, and Japan
  11. Which new app did Instagram release recently?
    Answer: Threads
  12. Which country won the SAFF Championship 2023?
    Answer: India

Current Affairs for Kids in Class 7

  1. Which tropical rainforest is referred to as the ‘Lungs of the Earth’?
    Answer: Amazon Rainforest
  2. Which government body issues currency in India?
    Answer: Reserve Bank of India
  3. Which countries are immediate neighbours of India?
    Answer: Pakistan, China, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, and Sri Lanka.
  4. Which country sent cheetahs to India recently?
    Answer: South Africa
  5. How many members does the Rajya Sabha currently have?
    Answer: 245
  6. What is the White House?
    Answer: It is the official residence of the President of the USA.
  7. Who is the richest person in India?
    Answer: Mukesh Ambani
  8. What is the name of India’s first privately built rocket?
    Answer: Vikram-S
  9. Where did Apple Inc open its first showroom in India?
    Answer: Mumbai
  10. Which gas is majorly responsible for global warming?
    Answer: Carbon dioxide
  11. Which social media platform recently changed its name to ‘X’?
    Answer: Twitter
  12. What is the name of the rocket that launched Chandrayaan 3?Answer: LVM 3 (aka Bahubali)

Current Affairs for Kids in Class 8

  1. When do we celebrate International Yoga Day?
    Answer: June 21
  2. Which is the world’s largest coral reef system?
    Answer: The Great Barrier Reef of Australia
  3. Which space agency launched the James Webb Telescope?
    Answer: NASA
  4. Who was appointed as the 50th Chief Justice of India?
    Answer: Justice DY Chandrachud
  5. Where was the 2022 FIFA World Cup held?
    Answer: Qatar
  6. How many countries are part of NATO at present?
    Answer: 30
  7. Who is the current President of the USA?
    Answer: Joseph Biden
  8. Who is Greta Thunberg?
    Answer: A 20-year-old Swedish climate-change activist.
  9. Where is the Donbas region located?
    Answer: Ukraine
  10. Who releases the Human Development Index?
    Answer: UNDP
  11. Who won the Wimbledon Men’s Singles 2023?
    Answer: Carlos Alcaraz
  12. What is the name of Odisha TV’s AI news presenter
    Answer: Lisa

Current Affairs for Kids in Class 9

  1. Who is the owner of the social media platform Twitter?
    Answer: Elon Musk
  2. What is the name of the submersible that imploded near the Titanic ship's wreckage under the ocean?
    Answer: Titan
  3. Where is the headquarter of the World Bank?
    Answer: Washington D.C., the Capital of the United States
  4. What is the full form of NFT?
    Answer: Non-Fungible Token
  5. Who is the Dalai Lama?
    Answer: The highest spiritual leader and head of Tibet.
  6. Who won the 2022 FIFA World Cup?
    Answer: Argentina
  7. What is the purpose of Starlink satellites?
    Answer: They provide satellite internet services.
  8. What is the national aquatic animal of India?
    Answer: Gangetic Dolphin
  9. Which team won the first Women’s Premier League held in 2023?
    Answer: Mumbai Indians
  10. The recently launched semi-high-speed trains with automated doors are called?
    Answer: Vande Bharat Express
  11. Who is the director of the ‘Barbie’ movie?
    Answer: Greta Gerwig
  12. Which countries sent cheetahs to India as part of ‘Project Cheetah’?
    Answer: Namibia and South Africa

Current Affairs for Kids in Class 10

  1. Which currency notes has the Indian government stopped printing?
    Answer: ₹2000
  2. What are Bitcoin, Ether, and Dogecoin an example of?
    Answer: Cryptocurrency
  3. What does UPI stand for?
    Answer: United Payment Interface
  4. The famous Indian female tennis player who retired in 2023 was?
    Answer: Sania Mirza
  5. Who are the current rulers of Afghanistan?
    Answer: The Taliban
  6. Russia is currently at war with which country?
    Answer: Ukraine
  7. In which states did three trains collide recently?
    Answer: Odisha
  8. What is the name of the cyclone that hit Gujarat recently?
    Answer: Biparjoy
  9. Which is the country that joined NATO in 2023?
    Answer: Finland
  10. Which is the name of the intelligence agency of Russia?
    Answer: KGB
  11. Who is India’s youngest grandmaster?
    Answer:  GM Gukesh
  12. What is the name of the alliance formed by India’s Opposition parties?
    Answer: I.N.D.I.A (Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance)

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Last updated on 18 August 2023.