10 most difficult politics riddlesPolitics quiz
Who won the largest number of votes in one election of any politician in British history?
Sadiq Khan is a British politician of the Labour Party serving as Mayor of London since 2016, succeeding Conservative Party mayor Boris Johnson. He is also London's first ethnic minority mayor.
How many countries claim the right to the "Spratly Islands" in the South China Sea located?
The Spratly Islands dispute is an ongoing territorial dispute between China, Taiwan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Brunei and Vietnam, concerning "ownership" of the Spratly Islands, a group of islands and associated "maritime features" (reefs, banks, cays, etc.) located in the South China Sea. The dispute is characterised by diplomatic stalemate and the employment of military pressure techniques in the advancement of national territorial claims. All except Brunei occupy some of the maritime features.
Which country has no military?
Trinidad and Tobago
Costa Rica is the only country without a military, and has banned a military since 1949. Unlike other small countries, it has no defence agreement with another country, and is defended by the police.
What is the population of the Republic of China?
Officially, the government of Republic of China, known as Taiwan, has claimed sovereignty over all of China. From 1949 to the 1970s, the primary mission of the military was to "retake the mainland", but it has shifted to defense now.
Who was the first Prime Minister of Great Britain?
Robert Walpole was a British statesman who is generally regarded as the de facto first Prime Minister of Great Britain. With his uninterrupted run of 20 years, he also holds the record as the longest-serving British prime minister in history.
Which language is not an official UN language?
The six official languages of the United Nations are Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, and Spanish. The fact that the UN was created by the victorious countries after WWII might have affected the selection, as neither German nor Japanese are included.
Who assassinated the U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy?
Lee Harvey Oswald
Sirhan Sirhan is a Palestinian with Jordanian citizenship who shot and mortally wounded Senator Robert F. Kennedy on June 5, 1968. He was convicted of murder and is currently serving a life sentence. He believed that he was deliberately betrayed by Kennedy's support for Israel in the Six-Day War, which had begun exactly one year to the day before the assassination.
Which of these countries is not an absolute monarchy?
Bhutan has transitioned from an absolute monarchy to a multi-party democracy. The development of Bhutanese democracy has been marked by the active encouragement and participation of reigning Bhutanese monarchs since the 1950s, beginning with legal reforms such as the abolition of slavery, and culminating in the enactment of Bhutan's Constitution. The first democratic elections in Bhutan began in 2007, and all levels of government had been democratically elected by 2011. These elections included Bhutan's first ever partisan National Assembly election.
When was the Club of Rome founded?
The Club of Rome describes itself as an organisation of individuals who share a common concern for the future of humanity, and strive to make a difference. It consists of current and former heads of state, UN bureaucrats, high-level politicians, scientists, economists, and business leaders from around the globe. Founded in 1968 at the Accademia dei Lincei in Rome, Italy, it has been based in Winterthur, Switzerland since 2008.
Which country do "non-citizens" live in?
Non-citizens in Latvian law are individuals who are not citizens of Latvia or any other country, but who, in accordance with the Latvian law "Regarding the status of citizens of the former USSR who possess neither Latvian nor other citizenship", have the right to a non-citizen passport issued by the Latvian government as well as other specific rights. Approximately two thirds of them are ethnic Russians, followed by Belarusians, Ukrainians, Poles, and Lithuanians.