Hardest World Today Quiz
1 - Which Canadian city claims it is the coldest city with a population of over 500,000?
2 - What happened to Chechen rebel Akhmed Zakayev in November 2003?
A British judge refused to extradite him to RussiaHe was killed by the Russian armyHe was accused by Russia of having participated in the organisation of the Moscow Theater hostage-takingRussia announced his surrendering, announcement which he promptly denied
A British judge refused to extradite him to Russia
He was killed by the Russian army
He was accused by Russia of having participated in the organisation of the Moscow Theater hostage-taking
Russia announced his surrendering, announcement which he promptly denied
3 - Who were the two vice-Presidents of the Prodi European Commission?
Pascal Lamy (France) and Günter Verheugen (Germany)Loyola de Palacio (Spain) and Michel Barnier (France)Chris Patten (UK) and Antonio Vitorino (Portugal)Neil Kinnock (UK) and Loyola de Palacio (Spain)
Pascal Lamy (France) and Günter Verheugen (Germany)
Loyola de Palacio (Spain) and Michel Barnier (France)
Chris Patten (UK) and Antonio Vitorino (Portugal)
Neil Kinnock (UK) and Loyola de Palacio (Spain)
4 - Who is the president of the main Japanese opposition party, the Democratic Party of Japan?
Naoto KanKatsuya OkadaHeizo TakenakaMitsuo Horiuchi
5 - Which balkan nation has failed to elect a president three times in 2002-2003 due to insufficent voter turnout?
6 - Which of those ex-SSR has the smallest Russian minority (in percentage of population)?
7 - How were French departements originally numbered?
By population (in 1860)By superficyAlphabeticalyIn a clockwise spiral around Paris
By population (in 1860)
In a clockwise spiral around Paris
8 - The flag below is the official flag of two countries. Which?
Romania and LituaniaPeru and AndorraMoldavia and NigeriaChad and Romania
Romania and Lituania
Peru and Andorra
Moldavia and Nigeria
Chad and Romania
9 - With which nation did Japan recently conclude a Free Trade agreement?
10 - Senator Jim Jefford left the US Republican party in 2001, throwing control of the US Senate to the Democrats until 2003. What state was he from?
11 - Which of these areas is not under dispute between China and Russia?
Ili Valley in Central AsiaIslands on the Amur riverOuter MongoliaRussian Maritime Province
Ili Valley in Central Asia
Islands on the Amur river
Russian Maritime Province
12 - who is the president of Mali as of june 2003
Alpha Oumar konareMahamoud SyllaIbrahim barre MainassaraAmadou Toumani Toure
Alpha Oumar konare
Ibrahim barre Mainassara
Amadou Toumani Toure
13 - In what country or U.S. state was the world's first oil well sunk in 1859?
14 - Which country contains the greatest number of speakers of Welsh, after the UK?
ArgentinaThe United StatesCanadaAustralia
The United States
15 - 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?
It was considered too shortIt had no lyricsThe Yeltsin-era politican who wrote it had been convicted of corruptionIt was considered offensive to ethnic minorities
It was considered too short
It had no lyrics
The Yeltsin-era politican who wrote it had been convicted of corruption
It was considered offensive to ethnic minorities
16 - Which countries disputes the Nagorno Karabakh area?
Armenia and TurkeyArmenia and AzerbaidzjanIran and TurkeyAzerbaidzjan and Iran
Armenia and Turkey
Armenia and Azerbaidzjan
Iran and Turkey
Azerbaidzjan and Iran
17 - What is the only African country with a daily German newspaper?
18 - Which of those religions is not recognised by Iran's constitution?
19 - Name the highest political office in Hong Kong.
GovernorChief ExecutivePrime MinisterChief Minister
20 - Which is the northernmost Chinese province?