Hard World Today Quiz


1 - 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?

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

3 - What is the name of the argentinian president that succeeded Menem?

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

5 - What is the second largest city in the Czech Republic?

6 - To which country belongs Süd-Tirol?

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

8 - After being impeached, former Brazilian president Getúlio Vargas...

9 - How many states does the Federal Republic of Germany consist of?

10 - Which country is NOT a NATO member?

11 - Which country is shown in orange below?

12 - Which of these countries is not a member of the Arab League?

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

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

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

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

17 - Which Island in the Caribbean is split between France and the Netherlands?

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

19 - Which of the following states was the first to declare independence from Yugoslavia?

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