Normal World Today Quiz
1 - 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
2 - The largest single purchase of land (in area) made by the United States in its development was from which nation:
3 - What is the name of the current President of Cuba?
Fidel CastroRaul CastroBatistaFidel Crox
4 - 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
5 - What is the name of the leader of the PKK (Kurdistan Workers Party), captured by Turkey in 1999?
6 - 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
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 - Who won the 2003 Presidential elections in Argentina?
Nestor KirchnerCarlos MenemEduardo DuhaldeLula da Silva
Lula da Silva
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?
The Natural Law PartyThe Constitution PartyAmerican Independent Conservatives (AIC)The Reform Party
The Natural Law Party
The Constitution Party
American Independent Conservatives (AIC)
The Reform Party
10 - Which of these four nations is NOT a member of OPEC?
11 - In which of those countries are the Yorubas mainly found?
12 - On what date is the UN's World Environment Day celebrated?
1st of May5th of May5th of June4th of January
1st of May
5th of May
5th of June
4th of January
13 - 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
14 - Which country is shown in yellow below?
15 - By whom was the Sandinista goverment of Nicaragua headed in the late 70s?
Daniel OrtegaAugusto C. SandinoVioleta BarriosEdÚn Pastora
Augusto C. Sandino
16 - Modern China has fought border wars with everyone of those neighbouring countries, except one. Which?
17 - Who killed Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi?
Tamil Tiger terroristsIslamic militantsAn insane admirerSikh seperatists
Tamil Tiger terrorists
An insane admirer
18 - Just before the Iraq war, where did the main countries in favor held a conference?
The AzoresThe Cape Verde IslandsThe Balearic IslandsGreat Britain
The Cape Verde Islands
The Balearic Islands
19 - Which country is not a member of the free trade south american organization (Mercosul)?
20 - Linguistically, which of these countries is not part of Scandinavia?