Easy World Today Quiz
1 - In which country, currently divided in two parts, did the prospect of adhesion to the EU fueling the first serious reunification talks since partition?
2 - What current American ally has never been at war with the USA?
3 - What is the only catholic-majority country in Eastern Asia?
South KoreaJapanMalaysiaThe Philippines
4 - What is the capital of Morocco?
5 - What is the population of the United States (in 2003)?
95 million160 million215 million290 million
6 - Who was the first Roman Catholic US President?
Abraham LincolnJohn F. KennedyJames BuchananDwight Eisenhower
John F. Kennedy
7 - In which African country did the US briefly send peacekeepers in 2003?
8 - Who is the current president of Egypt?
Abbas Al-MenoufiyahSaid BalainAnwar SadatHosni Mubarak
9 - How long has Fidel Castro ruled Cuba?
20 years35 years45 years63 years
10 - What was the official Russian court language during the reign of Nicholas II?
11 - Who was the only President of the United States to serve more than two terms?
Harry TrumanFranklin D. RooseveltDwight D. EisenhowerTheodore Roosevelt
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Dwight D. Eisenhower
12 - Which of the followings is the only country in Southeast Asia that has never been ruled by a western country?
13 - What is the most populated Muslim-majority nation today?
14 - In which of the following countries is a Maoist guerilla challenging the governement?
15 - When did the United Kingdom grant independence to India and Pakistan?
16 - Which of these countries is not a monarchy?
17 - What do the countries colored in green below have in common?
They are the members of the FrancophonieThey are the founding members of the Organisation of Coffee-Producing Countries They were the first countries to ratify the treaty abolishing anti-personal landminesThey are the only countries currently ahead of their Kyoto protocol targets
They are the members of the Francophonie
They are the founding members of the Organisation of Coffee-Producing Countries
They were the first countries to ratify the treaty abolishing anti-personal landmines
They are the only countries currently ahead of their Kyoto protocol targets
18 - Of the following statements concerning Zimbabwe, which was not true in 2003?
Mugabe committed several thousand more troops to the Congo civil warEU diplomatic sanctions on the country were renewedNewly-introduced laws forced much of the press to closeA train crash caused over forty victims
Mugabe committed several thousand more troops to the Congo civil war
EU diplomatic sanctions on the country were renewed
Newly-introduced laws forced much of the press to close
A train crash caused over forty victims
19 - Which two countries are the only neighbours of Costa Rica?
Mexico and CanadaPanama and MexicoNicaragua and CanadaPanama and Nicaragua
Mexico and Canada
Panama and Mexico
Nicaragua and Canada
Panama and Nicaragua
20 - Of the following countries, which one is a declared nuclear power?