Trivia of the Month

From the page on world news of the the history pages
  1. Which state of the USA has the highest murder rate per capita?
  2. Which country has the higher income per person, China or India?
  3. Which are the ten states with the largest population in the USA according to the 2020 census?
  4. During the covid pandemic of 2020, which state among the major US states had the lowest decline in GDP?
  5. Which states of the USA have the highest and lowest annual median household income? Click here for the answer
  6. What are the median household income and the median individual income in the USA? Click here for the answer
  7. Which are the most expensive cities of 2020? Click here for the answer
  8. In which country the billionaires have fared best between 2009 and 2020? Click here for the answer
  9. Which country is the world's largest exporter of both coal and gas? Click here for the answer
  10. What are the most polluted nations in 2019? Click here for the answer
  11. What are the most innovative nations in 2019? Click here for the answer
  12. Which countries produce more oil than Texas? Click here for the answer
  13. Which country is the main creditor of the US government (i.e. owns the largest share of US government bonds)? Click here for the answer
  14. How many people die every year? Click here for the answer
  15. What is the percentage of world's GDP of the top five economies in the world? And of the 92 smallest economies? Click here for the answer
  16. Which country has the fastest internet in the world? Click here for the answer
  17. Which is the food that contributes the most to global warning? Click here for the answer
  18. How much spent nuclear fuel is stored on the planet? Click here for the answer
  19. In which country virtually every Muslim wants shariah as the official law? Click here for the answer
  20. Who has the biggest mobile payment market in the world? Click here for the answer
  21. Which state has the highest number of murders in the USA? Click here for the answer
  22. Which were the deadliest wars of 2016? Click here for the answer
  23. How many times did Trump lie in the first 63 days of his presidency? Click here for the answer
  24. Which country leads in secondary-school education? Click here for the answer
  25. Which state of the USA has the highest number of murders? Click here for the answer
  26. Is the percentage of women in Computer Science increasing or decreasing? Click here for the answer
  27. Which European country has the lowest digital skills? Click here for the answer
  28. Which is the fastest growing economy in the world in 2016? Click here for the answer
  29. Which of the biggest economies is the most workaholic? Click here for the answer
  30. Which countries in America have the lowest opinion of the USA? Click here for the answer
  31. Which city has the highest number of billionaires? Click here for the answer
  32. Who is better educated, African immigrants or African-Americans? Click here for the answer
  33. Which of the major countries has the highest percentage of patents filed by expatriates? Click here for the answer
  34. Which are the top recipients of US foreign aid? Click here for the answer
  35. Everybody knows that the USA is the biggest military spender in the world, but which is the second biggest? Click here for the answer
  36. Which of the major countries has the highest rate of Major Depressive Episodes? Click here for the answer
  37. Which countries have a majority of women in their parliament in 2014? Click here for the answer
  38. Who is the most admired man in the USA? the most admired woman? Click here for the answer
  39. Which startup company has the highest evaluation in the world (2014)? Click here for the answer
  40. Which country is the biggest consumer of alcohol in the world? Click here for the answer
  41. Which political leader has authorized the highest number of executions in the developed world? Click here for the answer
  42. Which contributes more to carbon emissions, transportation or meat eating? Click here for the answer
  43. Which country is the best for business in 2014? Click here for the answer
  44. Which country was the main buyer of weapons in the world in 2013? Click here for the answer
  45. Which country is the main producer of oil in the world in 2014? Click here for the answer
  46. Which country leads in billionaire wealth as % of GDP? Click here for the answer
  47. Which country has the richest parliament in the world? Click here for the answer
  48. How many people die of bicycle accidents in Western countries? Click here for the answer
  49. Which country has gained the least from the introduction of the euro in 1999? Click here for the answer
  50. Which are the countries with the highest foreign direct investment (FDI)? Click here for the answer
  51. Which country has the highest number of museums and the highest number of yearly visitors? Click here for the answer
  52. Which country has more faith in the capitalist system: China, the USA, Germany, Britain or France? Click here for the answer
  53. Which country has the highest cost of electricity for industrial use? Click here for the answer
  54. In which developed country are you most likely to get killed? Click here for the answer
  55. Which country has the largest Jewish population in the world? Click here for the answer
  56. Which are the least risky government debts? Click here for the answer
  57. Which country has the highest murder rate in South America? Click here for the answer
  58. Which companies have the largest oil reserves in the world? Click here for the answer
  59. Which are the largest sovereign-wewalth funds in the world? Click here for the answer
  60. Who has more aircraft carriers, the USA or the rest of the world? Click here for the answer
  61. How much of the world's energy is produced by nuclear reactors? Click here for the answer
  62. Which Arab country has the lowest median age? Click here for the answer
  63. Did the number of foreign students increase or decrease in the USA in 2010? Click here for the answer
  64. Which country has the highest proportion of millionaire households? Click here for the answer
  65. Which exchange manages the largest fund assets from institutional investors? Click here for the answer
  66. How many Republicans and how many Democrats are Jewish in the U.S. Congress? Click here for the answer
  67. Which country is the second largest exporter of textiles? Click here for the answer
  68. Which of these two countries, USA or Iran, has the higher percentage of female filmmakers? Click here for the answer
  69. Which country ranks first for spending in health care but 28th out of 30 major Western countries in infant mortality? Click here for the answer
  70. Did more civilians get killed in Iraq or Venezuela in 2009? Click here for the answer
  71. Which Arab country owns more gold than any other Arab country and owns Click here for the answer about 38% of all gold in the entire Arab world?
  72. What is the world's production/consumption of energy? Click here for the answer
  73. Which country is the greatest producer of gold in the world as of 2009? Click here for the answer
  74. Which country stretches over five continents? Click here for the answer
  75. Which economy grew faster between 1991 and 2009: USA, Germany, France or Japan? Click here for the answer
  76. Which country is the main supplier of weapons in the world? Click here for the answer
  77. How much of the world's foreign-exchange reserves are denominated in dollars? Click here for the answer
  78. Which country files the highest number of patents? Click here for the answer
  79. Conspiracy theorists frequently claim that the USA government is in the hands of the Jewish lobby: how many Jews are in the top echelons of the USA government, and how many are Republicans? Click here for the answer
  80. Which country has the highest rate of female illiteracy, India or Pakistan? Click here for the answer
  81. Which country has the largest reserves of phosphates, a key ingredient for agriculture? Click here for the answer
  82. Which country has the highest percentage of women in parliament? Click here for the answer
  83. How much energy does the world consume in a year? Click here for the answer
  84. How many Jews have been elected to the USA Congress in 2008? Click here for the answer
  85. Which cities have the highest murder rates in Latin America? Click here for the answer
  86. Which city has the highest GDP in the world? Click here for the answer
  87. Which are the largest Islamic countries in the world? Click here for the answer
  88. Where is the largest solar plant in the world? Click here for the answer
  89. Which country has the highest trade surplus? Click here for the answer
  90. How long would the Strategic Petroleum Reserve of the USA last if all oil imports came to a halt? Click here for the answer
  91. What was the total amount of interest-rate, currency, and credit derivatives outstanding at the end of 2007? Click here for the answer
  92. Which country had the highest percentage of college graduates in 2008? Click here for the answer
  93. Which country had the best Internet infrastructure in 2007? Click here for the answer
  94. Which European country has the highest numbers of out of wedlock births? Click here for the answer
  95. Which country has the highest number of AIDS cases in Western Europe? Click here for the answer
  96. Which country has the highest military expenditures as a percentage of GDP? Click here for the answer
  97. Which country has the highest percentage of attorneys? Click here for the answer
  98. Which Western country has the highest percentage of police officers? Click here for the answer
  99. Which Western country is number one in wiretapping? Click here for the answer
  100. Which is the largest ethnic group in the USA? Click here for the answer
  101. Which country has the larger naval force, Japan or Britain? Click here for the answer
  102. Which country has the biggest gap between the poor and the rich? Click here for the answer
  103. How much do USA citizens spend on their pets? Click here for the answer
  104. Which country spends the most for health care per person? Click here for the answer
  105. How many aircraft carriers are there in the world? Click here for the answer
  106. Which countries have the highest number of Shiites? Click here for the answer
  107. Which country is the most innovative in the world? Click here for the answer
  108. Who is the main seller of weapons to third-world countries? Click here for the answer
  109. How many billionaires are there in the world? Click here for the answer
  110. How many times are you more likely to be killed by a gun in the USA than in Canada? Click here for the answer
  111. Which countries execute more people in the world? Click here for the answer
  112. Which country has the largest number of prisoners? Click here for the answer
  113. In which country are people most generous towards charities? Click here for the answer
  114. What is the most expensive city in the world in 2007? Click here for the answer
  115. Which country has forecasted to have the highest growth rate in the world in 2007? Click here for the answer
  116. What is the country with the highest percentage of female representation in Parliament? Click here for the answer
  117. What is the largest cash crop in the USA? Click here for the answer
  118. What is the most widely spoken language in the world? Click here for the answer
  119. How many jobs were created in the USA from 2001 to 2005, excluding the health care sector? Click here for the answer
  120. Is the USA share of carbon emissions increasing or decreasing? Click here for the answer
  121. Which are the largest oil companies in the world? Click here for the answer
  122. Which country receives the highest number of tourists? Click here for the answer
  123. Which country has the highest percentage of exports? Click here for the answer
  124. Which western country is most opposed to Muslim immigration? Click here for the answer
  125. Which is the country with the lowest employment in the West (and perhaps the entire world)? Click here for the answer
  126. Which country has the largest jail population in the world? Click here for the answer
  127. Who is the the main customer of USA military sales? Click here for the answer
  128. What grew faster in 2005, the GDP of the USA or the GDP of the rest of the world? Click here for the answer
  129. What is the number of Jews in the entire Arab world? Click here for the answer
  130. Which lake holds more than 20% of the Earth's nonfrozen fresh water? Click here for the answer
  131. Which sector had the best worldwide stock-market performance between 2000 and 2005? Click here for the answer
  132. Who is the longest serving ambassador in Washington? Click here for the answer
  133. In which western country did carbon-dioxide emissions increase the most since 1990? Click here for the answer
  134. Which western country works the most hours in a year? Click here for the answer
  135. Which country has the highest murder rate in the world? Click here for the answer
  136. Which country is the biggest exporter in the world? Click here for the answer
  137. Which country has the highest gasoline prices in the world? Click here for the answer
  138. Which country spends the most time reading books? Click here for the answer
  139. Which country is more popular in Europe, the USA or China (Beijing)? Click here for the answer
  140. Which was the first country to drop a bomb from an airplane? Click here for the answer
  141. Which country invests more in research in Asia? Click here for the answer
  142. How many countries allow the USA to maintain military bases on their soil? Click here for the answer
  143. Are Iraqis richer or poorer than they were one year ago (2003)? Click here for the answer
  144. Is gasoline more expensive today than 30 years ago, compared with income? Click here for the answer
  145. As energy spending in the USA increased or decreased as % of GDP? Click here for the answer
  146. Which country carries out the most executions in the world? Click here for the answer
  147. Which country has the lowest infant mortality in the world? Click here for the answer
  148. How much money does the USA borrow from foreigners every day? Click here for the answer
  149. How many children die of starvation every year? Click here for the answer
  150. How many children work full-time in the world? Click here for the answer
  151. What city is projected to have the world's largest revenues from gambling in 2005? Click here for the answer
  152. Life expectancy is 77 in the USA. What is the life expectancy in Zimbabwe? Click here for the answer
  153. Who is more productive, the French or the American citizen? Click here for the answer
  154. Which is the bestselling nonfiction book in the history of publishing? Click here for the answer
  155. Which country has never had a woman running for president, Afghanistan or the USA? Click here for the answer
  156. Which country has the highest private-pension fund investment? Click here for the answer
  157. Which country has 17 of the top 20 universities in the world, according to a study done in China in 2004? Click here for the answer
  158. By how much has sea level risen in the last century? Click here for the answer
  159. How much greenhouse gases does the average USA household emit in the atmosphere? Click here for the answer
  160. How many dollars have the Asian countries accumulated between 2001 and 2004 thanks to exports to the USA? Click here for the answer
  161. Which country has the highest fertility (birth rate), the USA or China? And which of the two countries has the highest percentage of contraception use among married couples? Click here for the answer
  162. Which country has the highest murder rate in the world? Click here for the answer
  163. Which country has had the highest increase in nuclear power energy over the last ten years? Click here for the answer
  164. Which country has 16 of the world's 20 most polluted cities? Which country has the world's most polluted river? Which country has acid rain falling on 30% of its total land area due to sulfur dioxide and soot from coal combustion? Click here for the answer
  165. Who said "[Our nation] wants peace because of its fundamental beliefs... The principal effect of every war is to destroy the flower of the nation... [Our nation] needs peace and desires peace"? Click here for the answer