Hardest World Today Quiz


1 - In Korea, what is known as the Hangul?

2 - Which balkan nation has failed to elect a president three times in 2002-2003 due to insufficent voter turnout?

3 - Who is the president of the main Japanese opposition party, the Democratic Party of Japan?

4 - During Putin's first term, Russia re-adopted the old Soviet national anthem, although with new lyrics. Why had the original post-Soviet anthem fallen out of favor?

5 - What is the name of the pedophile whose arrest shocked Belgium in 1996?

6 - Which country is shown in red below?

7 - Who were the two vice-Presidents of the Prodi European Commission?

8 - Which country contains the greatest number of speakers of Welsh, after the UK?

9 - With which nation did Japan recently conclude a Free Trade agreement?

10 - who is the president of Mali as of june 2003

11 - Which French daily was accused of conflict of interests and biased objectivity in a best-seller published in 2003?

12 - Which of those ex-SSR has the smallest Russian minority (in percentage of population)?

13 - In 2002, Lula da Silva won the Brazilian presidential election. What other candidate did he beat in the second round?

14 - Where is the Asian Development Bank headquartered?

15 - Which countries disputes the Nagorno Karabakh area?

16 - In what country or U.S. state was the world's first oil well sunk in 1859?

17 - Name the highest political office in Hong Kong.

18 - What is the only African country with a daily German newspaper?

19 - What happened to Chechen rebel Akhmed Zakayev in November 2003?

20 - Who is Andrés Manuel Lopez?