Easy World Today Quiz


1 - Who was the only US President to have headed a labor union?

2 - What is the FARC?

3 - What is the name of the main guerilla mouvement to fight the Peruvian government in the 80'?

4 - Which of these countries is not a monarchy?

5 - Which dynasty rules Jordan?

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

7 - Where were the 2008 Olympics held?

8 - Which language is the mother tongue of the largest number of EU citizens?

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

10 - Which of the following affirmations is NOT true for Nigeria in 2003?

11 - What is the only catholic-majority country in Eastern Asia?

12 - Who is Lula da Silva?

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

14 - Which of these names is not closely connected with political theory?

15 - 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.

16 - In which country, currently divided in two parts, did the prospect of adhesion to the EU fueling the first serious reunification talks since partition?

17 - Where is the British Island of Diego Garcia, home to a common US-UK military base, located?

18 - By which countries was the European Economic Community, the ancestor of the European Union, established?

19 - What is the most populated Muslim-majority nation today?

20 - To which ethnic and linguistic minority group belong Spain's most active terrorist group, once even plotting (unsucessfully) to kidnap Antonio Banderas?