Hard World Today Quiz


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

2 - 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?

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

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

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

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

7 - When was the WTO founded?

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

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

10 - Which country is shown in orange below?

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

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

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

14 - In what two years did Japan adopt constitutions?

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

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

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

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

19 - Which country is NOT a NATO member?

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