Normal World Today Quiz
1 - 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
2 - The Japanese legislative body is called:
the Dietthe Parliamentthe Senatethe Duma
3 - Which US state did NOT elect a Republican governor in 2003?
4 - The flag below is the only non-rectangular state flag in use today. To which country does it belong?
5 - What is the name of the leader of the PKK (Kurdistan Workers Party), captured by Turkey in 1999?
6 - The largest single purchase of land (in area) made by the United States in its development was from which nation:
7 - Which country is shown in yellow below?
8 - Which of these four nations does NOT hold a UN seat?
9 - 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
10 - Who killed Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi?
Tamil Tiger terroristsIslamic militantsAn insane admirerSikh seperatists
Tamil Tiger terrorists
An insane admirer
11 - In what war did Israel gain the Golan Heights?
The Yom Kippur WarThe Six Day WarThe Gulf WarThe First Arab Israeli War
The Yom Kippur War
The Six Day War
The Gulf War
The First Arab Israeli War
12 - By whom was the Sandinista goverment of Nicaragua headed in the late 70s?
Daniel OrtegaAugusto C. SandinoVioleta BarriosEdén Pastora
Augusto C. Sandino
13 - Who was the first women president of Chile?
Michelle BacheletRicarda LagosCristina Fernández de KirchnerEva Morales
Cristina Fernández de Kirchner
14 - Which country is not a member of the free trade south american organization (Mercosul)?
15 - Who won the 2003 Presidential elections in Argentina?
Nestor KirchnerCarlos MenemEduardo DuhaldeLula da Silva
Lula da Silva
16 - What modern countries fragmented out of Simon Bolivar's Gran Colombia after eleven years in 1830?
Colombia, Venezuala, and EcuadorColumbia, Guyana and EcuadorColumbia and VenezualaColumbia, Venezuela and Panama
Colombia, Venezuala, and Ecuador
Columbia, Guyana and Ecuador
Columbia and Venezuala
Columbia, Venezuela and Panama
17 - What famous painting was stolen from a Norwegian museum in 2004?
Mona LisaThe ScreamThe Starry NightThe Last Supper
The Starry Night
The Last Supper
18 - Modern China has fought border wars with everyone of those neighbouring countries, except one. Which?
19 - To what navy belongs the only non-US nuclear aircraft carrier?
The British Royal NavyThe Russian NavyThe Chinse People Army's NavyThe French Navy
The British Royal Navy
The Russian Navy
The Chinse People Army's Navy
The French Navy
20 - As of December 2003, which political party controls the Israeli government?