Hard World Today Quiz


1 - Which country is NOT a NATO member?

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

3 - Which country is shown in orange below?

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

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

6 - 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?

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

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

9 - Which country/countries has/have the most representatives in the European parliament?

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

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

12 - To which language family belongs the Maltese language?

13 - Which of those are EU members which have not adopted the Euro?

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

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

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

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

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

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

20 - To which country belongs Süd-Tirol?