Normal World Today Quiz
1 - Which of the following is not a member of NATO as of 2003?
2 - Which of those areas is the subject of a dispute between Japan and Russia?
The Kurile islandsSakhalinTsushima islandChejo island
The Kurile islands
3 - The Japanese legislative body is called:
the Dietthe Parliamentthe Senatethe Duma
4 - Between which candidates was the second round of the 2002 French presidential election?
Chirac and JospinJospin and Le PenChirac and Le PenChirac and Mitterand
Chirac and Jospin
Jospin and Le Pen
Chirac and Le Pen
Chirac and Mitterand
5 - Which is Canada's only officially bilingual province?
6 - What is the name of the leader of the PKK (Kurdistan Workers Party), captured by Turkey in 1999?
7 - 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
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 - In which of those countries are the Yorubas mainly found?
10 - Who was the first women president of Chile?
Michelle BacheletRicarda LagosCristina FernŠndez de KirchnerEva Morales
Cristina FernŠndez de Kirchner
11 - Which African country has the biggest economy?
12 - 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
13 - Which country is not a member of the free trade south american organization (Mercosul)?
14 - The largest single purchase of land (in area) made by the United States in its development was from which nation:
15 - Which of these four nations does NOT hold a UN seat?
16 - In which city is the famous arabic TV-Channel Al-Jazeera situated?
Doha, QatarMaskat, OmanRiyadh, Saudi ArabiaAmman, Jordan
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
17 - Which country is shown in yellow below?
18 - What are the official languages of Luxembourg?
LuxemburgishFrench & GermanFrench, German & LuxemburgishFrench, German & Walloon
French & German
French, German & Luxemburgish
French, German & Walloon
19 - Which Belgian political party was condemned for pursuing permanent incitement to discrimination and racial segregation in 2004?
Vlaams Belang (Flemish Interest)Vlaams-Nationalistische Partij (Flemish-Nationalist Party)Vlaams Blok (Flemish Block)Nieuw-Vlaamse Alliantie (New-Flemish Alliance)
Vlaams Belang (Flemish Interest)
Vlaams-Nationalistische Partij (Flemish-Nationalist Party)
Vlaams Blok (Flemish Block)
Nieuw-Vlaamse Alliantie (New-Flemish Alliance)
20 - Which US state did NOT elect a Republican governor in 2003?