Hard World Today Quiz


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

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

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

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

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

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

7 - To which language family belongs the Maltese language?

8 - 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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

15 - Which country is NOT a NATO member?

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

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

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

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

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