Normal World Today Quiz


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

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

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

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

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

6 - The largest single purchase of land (in area) made by the United States in its development was from which nation:

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

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 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 is the current emperor of Japan?

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

12 - Between which candidates was the second round of the 2002 French presidential election?

13 - Which Bush cabinet member once lost an election to a dead man?

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

15 - What are the official languages of Luxembourg?

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

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

18 - Who won the 2003 Presidential elections in Argentina?

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

20 - On what date is the UN's World Environment Day celebrated?