Politics Quiz

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Questions in this Quiz

The politician Rob Ford admitted after heavy pressure in 2013 to be using crack cocaine. In what city was mayor?

The far-right party Golden Dawn has grown in power following the financial crisis in the euro zone. Which country does the organization come from?

Which former U.S. president could have been 100 years old on the 9th of January 2013 if he was still alive?

On the 13th of March 2013 Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected Pope and thus became head of both the Roman Catholic Church and the Vatican. Which pope name did he choose?

Pope Francis was appointed head of the Roman Catholic Church in 2013. Which country is he from?

Which right-wing party had several of its members arrested by the Greek police in 2013, as part of the investigation into the murder of the anti-fascist rapper Pavlos Fyssas?

Which world-renowned politician passed away on the 8th of April 2013 at the age of 87 years?

Which South American head of state was in July 2013 denied to fly over French, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese territory and therefore detained at the airport in Vienna for 14 hours, all because the United States suspected that the whistleblower Edward Snowden was on board?

What was the name of the Venezuelan president, who left this world the 5th of March 2013 at a military hospital in Caracas?

How many refugees, who were not refugees in their own country, were there worldwide in 2013, according to the UN refugee agency, UNHCR?

Which of the following countries had a new president in 2013?

The Americans were in 2013 very tired of their country's budget crisis. Who were to be blamed according to most opinion polls?

What is the name of the American bill that was passed in 2010 and is popularly known as "Obamacare"?

What was the American Tea Party movement so much against, that they sent the United States into a long budget crisis in October 2013?

In 2013 the Japanese government with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in front launched a massive economic stimulus program together with the central bank ‘Bank of Japan’. What was the name of this strategy?

Which Italian was on the 24th of June 2013 sentenced to seven years in prison for buying sex from a minor and abuse of power in general?

Who took over the presidency of People's Republic of China on the 14th of March 2013?

Which country shut down some of its government institutions in 2013 due to political differences over the country's budget?

The moderate leftwing politician Enrico Letta became in 2013 the Prime Minister of Italy. Who did he succeed?

Who is the leader of the Catholic church?

What is the head of state in the US called?

Which of these countries does not have a king or a queen?

What is the name of the highest-ranking officer in a city or town?

Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha was his country's prime minister 2001-2005. Between 1943 and 1946, he was the (minor) monarch of the same country. Which nation are we talking about?

What was the first president of the USA, in power 1789-97, called?

Who became Secretary General of NATO in 2009?

Which action actor became the Governor of California in 2003?

In which state was Arnold Schwarzenegger elected Governor in 2003?

The city Monrovia is one of two capitals in the world named after an American president. Of which country is Monrovia the capital?

Which famous sports star was also the sports minister of Brasil 1993-1998?

In which state was Bill Clinton Govenor before he came president of the USA?

The middle name of former US president Bill Clinton is also the name of the third US president. What is it?

What name was given to the political case which Bill Clinton was tried in, and which ended in 2000?

How were Bill and Hillary Clinton convicted in the Whitewater controversy?

How was Bill Clinton charged in the Lewinsky scandal?

Where was the 44th president of the USA, Barack Obama, born?

Who became Vice President at the US Presidential election on 4 November 2008?

At which university did Barack Obama study law?

Which Republican presidential candidate lost the presidential election in 2008?

Where is Barack Obama's father from?

Which year did Margaret Thatcher become Prime Minister in Great Britain?

Who won the presidential election in the US in November 2008?

Richard M. Nixon was USA's 37th president. What was his middle name?

Which European state did Helmut Kohl head?

Who was elected the president of Bolivia in 2006?

Evo Morales, the president of Bolivia, is said to have a particular fondness for one drink. Which one?

How many assassination attempts is Fidel Castro said to have survived?

Of which country was Fidel Castro the leader?

Which year did Fidel Castro first gain power in Cuba?

Who was elected president of Venezuela in 1999?