Hard World Today Quiz
1 - Which Island in the Caribbean is split between France and the Netherlands?
St. LuciaSt. MartinSt. VincentSt. Croix
2 - In which country will the SEA GAMES, the sporting event of south-east Asia, be hosted in 2005?
3 - In which West European nation lives the biggest Jewish minority?
The United KingdomGermanyThe NetherlandsFrance
The United Kingdom
4 - In which of the following countries was GNP growth SLOWEST in 2002?
5 - 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
6 - What is the second largest city in the Czech Republic?
7 - The world's first postage stamp was introduced in what year?
8 - Which of these cities is not on Honshu, the main Japanese island?
9 - 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?
George McGovernWalter MondaleMichael DukakisAl Gore
10 - How many states does the Federal Republic of Germany consist of?
162550Just one: Germany
Just one: Germany
11 - Which country has the world's oldest parliment still functioning?
12 - Which country is the newest member of the SAARC association?
13 - 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
14 - When was the WTO founded?
15 - How many countries joined the European Union in 2004?
16 - Which country is NOT a NATO member?
17 - 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
18 - Dr Mahathir Mohamad, the longest serving asian Head of Government, retired in 2003. He was Prime Minister of:
19 - To which country belongs Süd-Tirol?
20 - Which of the following is not a component of the Federation of Malaysia?