Hardest World Today Quiz


1 - Which country is shown in red below?

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

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

4 - Which countries disputes the Nagorno Karabakh area?

5 - Which is the northernmost Chinese province?

6 - 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?

7 - How were French departements originally numbered?

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

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

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

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

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

13 - 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?

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

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

16 - Who is Andrés Manuel Lopez?

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

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

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

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