Hard World Today Quiz


1 - In which country will the SEA GAMES, the sporting event of south-east Asia, be hosted in 2005?

2 - Who was the first non-communist Prime Minister in a post Warsaw Pact country?

3 - Who was the first civilian Brazilian President after the end of the military regime (1985)?

4 - When was the WTO founded?

5 - Which country is the newest member of the SAARC association?

6 - Which country has the world's oldest parliment still functioning?

7 - Since the 13th century, Andorra has had two co-rulers. One is the Spanish bishop of Urgel. Who is the other?

8 - How many countries joined the European Union in 2004?

9 - Which country is NOT a NATO member?

10 - Which of the following countries has the highest life expectancy?

11 - In 2002, US Senator Paul Wellstone died in a plane crash just days before he was up for re-election. Which former US Presidential candidate came out of retirement to replace him on the ballot and lost to Republican Norm Coleman?

12 - To which language family belongs the Maltese language?

13 - Which of these countries are part of the Mercosur?

14 - Which of those are EU members which have not adopted the Euro?

15 - Which of those religions does not have a significant (over 1% of the population) presence in Thailand?

16 - Which country/countries has/have the most representatives in the European parliament?

17 - Why does Brazilian president Lula da Silve have less than 10 fingers?

18 - Dr Mahathir Mohamad, the longest serving asian Head of Government, retired in 2003. He was Prime Minister of:

19 - Which two countries were responsible for the training of the new Afghan army?

20 - Which parliamentary group is the largest in the European parliament elected in 2004?