Hardest World Today Quiz


1 - Who is Andrés Manuel Lopez?

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

3 - 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?

4 - Which countries disputes the Nagorno Karabakh area?

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

6 - 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?

7 - Name the highest political office in Hong Kong.

8 - Which country is shown in red below?

9 - Which is the northernmost Chinese province?

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

11 - What is the second most populated member of the Commonwealth (after India)?

12 - Which is the oldest currently existing guerrilla group in Latin America?

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

14 - 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?

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

16 - How were French departements originally numbered?

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

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

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

20 - Roughly how many French soldiers are currently enforcing the cease-fire in Ivory Coast, as of early 2005?