Normal World Today Quiz


1 - Which of the following is not a member of NATO as of 2003?

2 - Which of these four nations does NOT hold a UN seat?

3 - Who killed Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi?

4 - By whom was the Sandinista goverment of Nicaragua headed in the late 70s?

5 - What modern countries fragmented out of Simon Bolivar's Gran Colombia after eleven years in 1830?

6 - Which Bush cabinet member once lost an election to a dead man?

7 - The largest single purchase of land (in area) made by the United States in its development was from which nation:

8 - The Japanese legislative body is called:

9 - Linguistically, which of these countries is not part of Scandinavia?

10 - What is the name of the current President of Cuba?

11 - Modern China has fought border wars with everyone of those neighbouring countries, except one. Which?

12 - Which neutral island nation has recently served as the place for Saudi/Iraqi soccer games and a chess match between one of the world's top computer and human players, and is also famous for its heavy use of desalinization plants?

13 - In what war did Israel gain the Golan Heights?

14 - In which city is the famous arabic TV-Channel Al-Jazeera situated?

15 - Which Belgian political party was condemned for pursuing permanent incitement to discrimination and racial segregation in 2004?

16 - To what navy belongs the only non-US nuclear aircraft carrier?

17 - Between which candidates was the second round of the 2002 French presidential election?

18 - Which African country has the biggest economy?

19 - Which US state did NOT elect a Republican governor in 2003?

20 - Which of those areas is the subject of a dispute between Japan and Russia?