Hardest World Today Quiz


1 - Of the various European countries who voted on adhesion to the EU in 2003, which voted in favor with the biggest margin?

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

3 - Which countries disputes the Nagorno Karabakh area?

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

5 - Which of those religions is not recognised by Iran's constitution?

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

7 - How were French departements originally numbered?

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

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

10 - 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?

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

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

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

14 - Which country is shown in red below?

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

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

17 - Where is the Asian Development Bank headquartered?

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

19 - Name the highest political office in Hong Kong.

20 - Which is the northernmost Chinese province?