Hardest World Today Quiz


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

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

3 - Which Canadian city claims it is the coldest city with a population of over 500,000?

4 - Which of those religions is not recognised by Iran's constitution?

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

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

7 - Who is Andrés Manuel Lopez?

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

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

10 - What happened to Chechen rebel Akhmed Zakayev in November 2003?

11 - The flag below is the official flag of two countries. Which?

12 - 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?

13 - Which country contains the greatest number of speakers of Welsh, after the UK?

14 - Which countries disputes the Nagorno Karabakh area?

15 - Who is the president of the main Japanese opposition party, the Democratic Party of Japan?

16 - Who was the only president in U.S. history to fill that office without having been elected either President or Vice-President?

17 - Who were the two vice-Presidents of the Prodi European Commission?

18 - In Korea, what is known as the Hangul?

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

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