Hardest World Today Quiz


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

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

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

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

5 - Which countries disputes the Nagorno Karabakh area?

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

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

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

9 - 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?

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

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

12 - Which is the northernmost Chinese province?

13 - Which country is shown in red below?

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

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

16 - 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?

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

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

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

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