Hard World Today Quiz


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

14 - When was the WTO founded?

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

16 - Which country is NOT a NATO member?

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

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

19 - To which country belongs Süd-Tirol?

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