Hard World Today Quiz
1 - In which of the following countries was GNP growth SLOWEST in 2002?
2 - Which of these cities is not on Honshu, the main Japanese island?
3 - Which Island in the Caribbean is split between France and the Netherlands?
St. LuciaSt. MartinSt. VincentSt. Croix
4 - Which parliamentary group is the largest in the European parliament elected in 2004?
The Party of European Socialists (left)The Union for Europe of the Nations (right-wing euroseptics)The European People's Party (right)The European Liberal, Democrat and Reform Party (centrist)
The Party of European Socialists (left)
The Union for Europe of the Nations (right-wing euroseptics)
The European People's Party (right)
The European Liberal, Democrat and Reform Party (centrist)
5 - Why does Brazilian president Lula da Silve have less than 10 fingers?
He was born this wayHe lost them working in a factoryHe lost them while in the militaryHe lost them in his youth as a punishment from his father
He was born this way
He lost them working in a factory
He lost them while in the military
He lost them in his youth as a punishment from his father
6 - Who was the first civilian Brazilian President after the end of the military regime (1985)?
Fernando Collor de MelloJose SarneyFernando Henrique CardosoItamar Franco
Fernando Collor de Mello
Fernando Henrique Cardoso
7 - Which of the following countries has the highest life expectancy?
8 - When was the WTO founded?
9 - In which country will the SEA GAMES, the sporting event of south-east Asia, be hosted in 2005?
10 - Which two countries were responsible for the training of the new Afghan army?
The United Kingdom and PakistanThe United Kingdom and IndiaThe United States and FranceThe United States and the United Kingdom
The United Kingdom and Pakistan
The United Kingdom and India
The United States and France
The United States and the United Kingdom
11 - Which country is the newest member of the SAARC association?
12 - Dr Mahathir Mohamad, the longest serving asian Head of Government, retired in 2003. He was Prime Minister of:
13 - After being impeached, former Brazilian president Getúlio Vargas...
committed suicideseized control of the government through the armyfled to Paraguaystarted a procedure to return in the president seat
seized control of the government through the army
fled to Paraguay
started a procedure to return in the president seat
14 - Since the 13th century, Andorra has had two co-rulers. One is the Spanish bishop of Urgel. Who is the other?
The head of state of FranceThe King of SpainThe grandmaster of the Knights TemplarThe French bishop of Foix
The head of state of France
The King of Spain
The grandmaster of the Knights Templar
The French bishop of Foix
15 - What is the second largest city in the Czech Republic?
16 - Which of the following states was the first to declare independence from Yugoslavia?
17 - What is the name of the argentinian president that succeeded Menem?
Adolfo Rodríguez SaáNéstor KirchnerFernando de la RúaEduardo Duhalde
Adolfo Rodríguez Saá
Fernando de la Rúa
18 - Which of those religions does not have a significant (over 1% of the population) presence in Thailand?
19 - How many states does the Federal Republic of Germany consist of?
162550Just one: Germany
Just one: Germany
20 - Which country has the world's oldest parliment still functioning?