Hard World Today Quiz


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

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

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

4 - Which country is shown in orange below?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

13 - To which language family belongs the Maltese language?

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

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

16 - 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?

17 - In what two years did Japan adopt constitutions?

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

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

20 - To which country belongs Süd-Tirol?