Easy World Today Quiz


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

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

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

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

5 - What is the FARC?

6 - What is the population of the United States (in 2003)?

7 - 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.

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

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

10 - What is the currency of South Korea?

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

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

13 - Who is the current president of Egypt?

14 - Who was the last President of the USSR?

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

16 - Where were the 2008 Olympics held?

17 - George Bush and Tony Blair are famous for their closeness. To which of the following pairs have they been compared?

18 - Which two countries are the only neighbours of Costa Rica?

19 - Which of those countries gained its independence definitively the first?

20 - Who is David Kelly?