Easy World Today Quiz


1 - Who was Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany before Angela Merkel?

2 - Who was the only President of the United States to serve more than two terms?

3 - Which of those countries does not have a dollar as its currency?

4 - Of the following statements concerning the American base in Guantanamo Bay, which is FALSE?

5 - Who was the last President of the USSR?

6 - Which Latin American country defaulted (failed to pay its debts) in 2001, provoking a severe economic crisis?

7 - In which of the following countries is a Maoist guerilla challenging the governement?

8 - What is the currency of South Korea?

9 - How long has Fidel Castro ruled Cuba?

10 - Which of these SE Asian countries is not a member of ASEAN, the regional group for SE Asia?

11 - In which city is the International Criminal Court situated?

12 - When did the United Kingdom grant independence to India and Pakistan?

13 - Who is the current President of Mexico? He was elected in 2000, breaking the seven-decade monopoly of the Institutional Revolutionary Party on Mexico's government.

14 - What is the FARC?

15 - Of the following countries, which one is a declared nuclear power?

16 - What are, in order, the most populated nations today?

17 - Hillary Clinton is the current American Secretary of State. What would her position be called in most other countries?

18 - Of the following statements concerning Zimbabwe, which was not true in 2003?

19 - Before Chirac and Schroeder, other French Presidents and German Chancellors famously worked together. Of the following, which formed a comparable team?

20 - What's the name of Germany's lower house of parliament?