Think you’re smart? Test your global knowledge with the FP Quiz

Think you’re smart? Test your global knowledge with the FP Quiz

In each issue of FOREIGN POLICY, we test our readers with a grueling examination that tends to flummox even the most careful observers of world events.

Below is the FP Quiz from our latest issue, July/August 2007, which just hit newsstands today. Answer all eight question correctly, and we’ll award you a free subscription to … FP Passport. Enjoy.

  1. Which country sends the most students to study in the United States?
    1. China
    2. India
    3. South Korea

  3. What percentage of U.N. peacekeepers are women?
    1. 1.9
    2. 4.9
    3. 7.9

  5. Citizens of which country consume the most bottled water per capita?
    1. Italy
    2. Mexico
    3. United Arab Emirates

  6. How many nations have monarchs as head of state?
    1. 34
    2. 44
    3. 54

  8. What percentage of e-mails sent each day are spam?
    1. 25
    2. 40
    3. 55

  10. How many countries allow dual citizenship in some form?
    1. 51
    2. 101
    3. 151

  12. On average, how many pirate attacks occur around the world each week?
    1. 4
    2. 14
    3. 24

  14. What percentage of the world’s 6,000 languages are spoken in the Asia-Pacific?
    1. 31
    2. 51
    3. 71

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