Hardest World Today Quiz


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

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

3 - Which Canadian city claims it is the coldest city with a population of over 500,000?

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

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

6 - Which activity as a student and young adult helped shape Chief Justice Margaret Marshall's (of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court) views?

7 - How many wars have India and Pakistan fought primarily over Kashmir?

8 - In what country did carbon dioxide gas building up at the bottom of Lake Nyos bubbled out of the lake and killed some 1,700 villagers living nearby in 1986?

9 - How were French departements originally numbered?

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

11 - Which countries disputes the Nagorno Karabakh area?

12 - Which Dutch Prime Minister resigned in 2002, along with his governement, following the publication of a report accusing his governement's mismanagement of Dutch peacekeeping efforts in Bosnia of having provoked the Srebrenica massacre?

13 - The flag below is the official flag of two countries. Which?

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

15 - Which is the northernmost Chinese province?

16 - Who was the only president in U.S. history to fill that office without having been elected either President or Vice-President?

17 - Which country is shown in red below?

18 - Of the following countries, which intervened in the Congolese Civil War?

19 - Which of these areas is not under dispute between China and Russia?

20 - Where is the Asian Development Bank headquartered?