Hard World Today Quiz


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

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

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

4 - To which language family belongs the Maltese language?

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

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

7 - 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?

8 - Which country is shown in orange below?

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

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

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

12 - Which country is NOT a NATO member?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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