Normal World Today Quiz


1 - In 1992, Ross Perot won about 18% of the popular vote in the US Presidential election, one of the best showings for a third-party candidate in almost a century. Which political party did he form?

2 - In which of those countries are the Yorubas mainly found?

3 - Which of those areas is the subject of a dispute between Japan and Russia?

4 - To what navy belongs the only non-US nuclear aircraft carrier?

5 - What is the name of the leader of the PKK (Kurdistan Workers Party), captured by Turkey in 1999?

6 - Which African country has the biggest economy?

7 - Before becoming President of Georgia, what post did Eduard Shevardnadze hold?

8 - In which city is the famous arabic TV-Channel Al-Jazeera situated?

9 - Which Mediterranean island has been a source of conflict between Turkey and Greece in recent times?

10 - What modern countries fragmented out of Simon Bolivar's Gran Colombia after eleven years in 1830?

11 - What is the name of the current President of Cuba?

12 - What famous painting was stolen from a Norwegian museum in 2004?

13 - What are the official languages of Luxembourg?

14 - The Japanese legislative body is called:

15 - Who won the 2003 Presidential elections in Argentina?

16 - Which of these four nations is NOT a member of OPEC?

17 - By whom was the Sandinista goverment of Nicaragua headed in the late 70s?

18 - Modern China has fought border wars with everyone of those neighbouring countries, except one. Which?

19 - The flag below is the only non-rectangular state flag in use today. To which country does it belong?

20 - Which US state did NOT elect a Republican governor in 2003?