Hard World Today Quiz


1 - In what two years did Japan adopt constitutions?

2 - How many countries joined the European Union in 2004?

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

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

5 - Which country has the world's oldest parliment still functioning?

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

7 - In which West European nation lives the biggest Jewish minority?

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

9 - After being impeached, former Brazilian president Getúlio Vargas...

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

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

12 - Which country is NOT a NATO member?

13 - 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?

14 - Which country is shown in orange below?

15 - Since the 13th century, Andorra has had two co-rulers. One is the Spanish bishop of Urgel. Who is the other?

16 - Which of those religions does not have a significant (over 1% of the population) presence in Thailand?

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

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

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

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