Normal World Today Quiz


1 - Which of these four nations does NOT hold a UN seat?

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

3 - Which African country has the biggest economy?

4 - 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?

5 - Who won the 2003 Presidential elections in Argentina?

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

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

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

9 - 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?

10 - Who was the first women president of Chile?

11 - Which of the following is not a member of NATO as of 2003?

12 - Who killed Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi?

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

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

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

16 - Linguistically, which of these countries is not part of Scandinavia?

17 - Just before the Iraq war, where did the main countries in favor held a conference?

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

19 - What are the official languages of Luxembourg?

20 - In what year are the nations of Romania and Bulgaria scheduled to join the European Union?