Hard World Today Quiz


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

2 - 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?

3 - Which of these cities is not on Honshu, the main Japanese island?

4 - In what two years did Japan adopt constitutions?

5 - To which language family belongs the Maltese language?

6 - The world's first postage stamp was introduced in what year?

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

8 - Which country is shown in orange below?

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

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

11 - In which West European nation lives the biggest Jewish minority?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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