Easy World Today Quiz


1 - The tower below, currently in construction, is the tallest building in the world. In which city is it located?

2 - Who are the five permanent members of the UN Security Council?

3 - Who is David Kelly?

4 - To which ethnic and linguistic minority group belong Spain's most active terrorist group, once even plotting (unsucessfully) to kidnap Antonio Banderas?

5 - Who is the current president of Egypt?

6 - Which of the following affirmations is NOT true for Nigeria in 2003?

7 - What is the FARC?

8 - What is the name of the main guerilla mouvement to fight the Peruvian government in the 80'?

9 - Which dynasty rules Jordan?

10 - Which of these SE Asian countries is not a member of ASEAN, the regional group for SE Asia?

11 - When did the United Kingdom grant independence to India and Pakistan?

12 - Who was the last President of the USSR?

13 - George Bush and Tony Blair are famous for their closeness. To which of the following pairs have they been compared?

14 - What are, in order, the most populated nations today?

15 - What current American ally has never been at war with the USA?

16 - Where is the British Island of Diego Garcia, home to a common US-UK military base, located?

17 - What are the three regions (Gewesten) of Belgium?

18 - Before Chirac and Schroeder, other French Presidents and German Chancellors famously worked together. Of the following, which formed a comparable team?

19 - Before his election as Brazilian President, which have been the former professional activities of Luis Ignacio 'Lula' da Silva?

20 - Who is pictured below?