Easy World Today Quiz


1 - Before becoming President of Russia, what post did Vladimir Putin occupy?

2 - What is the currency of South Korea?

3 - Which language is the mother tongue of the largest number of EU citizens?

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

5 - Who was the only US President to have headed a labor union?

6 - Who is the current president of Egypt?

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

8 - In which of the following countries is a Maoist guerilla challenging the governement?

9 - Who was the last President of the USSR?

10 - Which of those countries gained its independence definitively the first?

11 - What was the official Russian court language during the reign of Nicholas II?

12 - Which of these names is not closely connected with political theory?

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

14 - Which African country is shown below?

15 - In which African country did the US briefly send peacekeepers in 2003?

16 - Hillary Clinton is the current American Secretary of State. What would her position be called in most other countries?

17 - Of the following statements concerning Zimbabwe, which was not true in 2003?

18 - Which Latin American country defaulted (failed to pay its debts) in 2001, provoking a severe economic crisis?

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

20 - Who was the first Roman Catholic US President?