Hard World Today Quiz


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

2 - When was the WTO founded?

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

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

5 - In what two years did Japan adopt constitutions?

6 - Which country is NOT a NATO member?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

14 - Which of the following is not a component of the Federation of Malaysia?

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

16 - Which country is shown in orange below?

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

18 - 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?

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

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