Easy World Today Quiz


1 - What is the FARC?

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

3 - Who is pictured below?

4 - In which country, currently divided in two parts, did the prospect of adhesion to the EU fueling the first serious reunification talks since partition?

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

6 - What is the most populated Muslim-majority nation today?

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

8 - What is the only catholic-majority country in Eastern Asia?

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

10 - Which Chinese greater metropolitan area recently passed 20 million inhabitants, becoming China's largest urban center?

11 - What is the population of the United States (in 2003)?

12 - What's the name of Germany's lower house of parliament?

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

14 - How long has Fidel Castro ruled Cuba?

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

16 - By which countries was the European Economic Community, the ancestor of the European Union, established?

17 - Of the following statements concerning the American base in Guantanamo Bay, which is FALSE?

18 - Who is Lula da Silva?

19 - Who is the current President of Mexico? He was elected in 2000, breaking the seven-decade monopoly of the Institutional Revolutionary Party on Mexico's government.

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