Hard World Today Quiz


1 - In which of the following countries was GNP growth SLOWEST in 2002?

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

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

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

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

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

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

8 - When was the WTO founded?

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

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

11 - Which country is the newest member of the SAARC association?

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

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

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

15 - What is the second largest city in the Czech Republic?

16 - Which of the following states was the first to declare independence from Yugoslavia?

17 - What is the name of the argentinian president that succeeded Menem?

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

19 - How many states does the Federal Republic of Germany consist of?

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