Hard World Today Quiz


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

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

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

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

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

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

7 - To which language family belongs the Maltese language?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

19 - Which country is NOT a NATO member?

20 - 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?