Hardest World Today Quiz


1 - What is the only African country with a daily German newspaper?

2 - Which Dutch Prime Minister resigned in 2002, along with his governement, following the publication of a report accusing his governement's mismanagement of Dutch peacekeeping efforts in Bosnia of having provoked the Srebrenica massacre?

3 - With which nation did Japan recently conclude a Free Trade agreement?

4 - How many wars have India and Pakistan fought primarily over Kashmir?

5 - Senator Jim Jefford left the US Republican party in 2001, throwing control of the US Senate to the Democrats until 2003. What state was he from?

6 - who is the president of Mali as of june 2003

7 - What is the name of the pedophile whose arrest shocked Belgium in 1996?

8 - Which is the oldest currently existing guerrilla group in Latin America?

9 - Which activity as a student and young adult helped shape Chief Justice Margaret Marshall's (of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court) views?

10 - Of the various European countries who voted on adhesion to the EU in 2003, which voted in favor with the biggest margin?

11 - During Putin's first term, Russia re-adopted the old Soviet national anthem, although with new lyrics. Why had the original post-Soviet anthem fallen out of favor?

12 - Which is the northernmost Chinese province?

13 - Where is the Asian Development Bank headquartered?

14 - Who is Andrés Manuel Lopez?

15 - Which French daily was accused of conflict of interests and biased objectivity in a best-seller published in 2003?

16 - In 2002, Lula da Silva won the Brazilian presidential election. What other candidate did he beat in the second round?

17 - In what country or U.S. state was the world's first oil well sunk in 1859?

18 - Of the following countries, which intervened in the Congolese Civil War?

19 - How were French departements originally numbered?

20 - Which of those ex-SSR has the smallest Russian minority (in percentage of population)?