Hard World Today Quiz


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

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

3 - To which language family belongs the Maltese language?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

11 - Which country is NOT a NATO member?

12 - Which of these countries is not a member of the Arab League?

13 - In what two years did Japan adopt constitutions?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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