Hard World Today Quiz


1 - Which of these cities is not on Honshu, the main Japanese island?

2 - Dr Mahathir Mohamad, the longest serving asian Head of Government, retired in 2003. He was Prime Minister of:

3 - Which Island in the Caribbean is split between France and the Netherlands?

4 - Who was the first civilian Brazilian President after the end of the military regime (1985)?

5 - In which country will the SEA GAMES, the sporting event of south-east Asia, be hosted in 2005?

6 - Who was the first non-communist Prime Minister in a post Warsaw Pact country?

7 - Which parliamentary group is the largest in the European parliament elected in 2004?

8 - Which country/countries has/have the most representatives in the European parliament?

9 - In 2002, US Senator Paul Wellstone died in a plane crash just days before he was up for re-election. Which former US Presidential candidate came out of retirement to replace him on the ballot and lost to Republican Norm Coleman?

10 - When was the WTO founded?

11 - To which country belongs Süd-Tirol?

12 - Which two countries were responsible for the training of the new Afghan army?

13 - The world's first postage stamp was introduced in what year?

14 - Which of the following is not a component of the Federation of Malaysia?

15 - Why does Brazilian president Lula da Silve have less than 10 fingers?

16 - Which country is shown in orange below?

17 - Which of those are EU members which have not adopted the Euro?

18 - Which of the following countries has the highest life expectancy?

19 - To which language family belongs the Maltese language?

20 - Which of these countries are part of the Mercosur?