Normal World Today Quiz
1 - Which Bush cabinet member once lost an election to a dead man?
Secretary of Defense Donald RumsfeldSecretary of Homeland Security Tom RidgeAttorney General John AshcroftSecretary of Transportation Norman Mineta
Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld
Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge
Attorney General John Ashcroft
Secretary of Transportation Norman Mineta
2 - Before becoming President of Georgia, what post did Eduard Shevardnadze hold?
Red Army officerSoviet foreign ministerUniversity professorLeader of construction workers' cooperative
Red Army officer
Soviet foreign minister
Leader of construction workers' cooperative
3 - By whom was the Sandinista goverment of Nicaragua headed in the late 70s?
Daniel OrtegaAugusto C. SandinoVioleta BarriosEdén Pastora
Augusto C. Sandino
4 - Which African country has the biggest economy?
5 - The Japanese legislative body is called:
the Dietthe Parliamentthe Senatethe Duma
6 - What is the name of the current President of Cuba?
Fidel CastroRaul CastroBatistaFidel Crox
7 - In what year are the nations of Romania and Bulgaria scheduled to join the European Union?
200420072010No date has been announced yet
No date has been announced yet
8 - Which neutral island nation has recently served as the place for Saudi/Iraqi soccer games and a chess match between one of the world's top computer and human players, and is also famous for its heavy use of desalinization plants?
9 - Who was the first women president of Chile?
Michelle BacheletRicarda LagosCristina Fernández de KirchnerEva Morales
Cristina Fernández de Kirchner
10 - The flag below is the only non-rectangular state flag in use today. To which country does it belong?
11 - In which city is the famous arabic TV-Channel Al-Jazeera situated?
Doha, QatarMaskat, OmanRiyadh, Saudi ArabiaAmman, Jordan
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
12 - Who won the 2003 Presidential elections in Argentina?
Nestor KirchnerCarlos MenemEduardo DuhaldeLula da Silva
Lula da Silva
13 - Which of these four nations does NOT hold a UN seat?
14 - Which Mediterranean island has been a source of conflict between Turkey and Greece in recent times?
15 - Which of the following is not a member of NATO as of 2003?
16 - As of December 2003, which political party controls the Israeli government?
17 - Which US state did NOT elect a Republican governor in 2003?
18 - Which is Canada's only officially bilingual province?
19 - Which country is not a member of the free trade south american organization (Mercosul)?
20 - Linguistically, which of these countries is not part of Scandinavia?