Normal World Today Quiz


1 - Which country is not a member of the free trade south american organization (Mercosul)?

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

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

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

5 - 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?

6 - Who was the first women president of Chile?

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

8 - The flag below is the only non-rectangular state flag in use today. To which country does it belong?

9 - Who killed Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi?

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

11 - Just before the Iraq war, where did the main countries in favor held a conference?

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

13 - What is the name of the leader of the PKK (Kurdistan Workers Party), captured by Turkey in 1999?

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

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

16 - On what date is the UN's World Environment Day celebrated?

17 - What are the official languages of Luxembourg?

18 - In 1992, Ross Perot won about 18% of the popular vote in the US Presidential election, one of the best showings for a third-party candidate in almost a century. Which political party did he form?

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

20 - Which Mediterranean island has been a source of conflict between Turkey and Greece in recent times?