1. Which country scored the first goal in World Cup history?
Which country hosted the 1950 World Cup?
The record for most goals scored in one World Cup is 13, which player holds this record?
The 1962 World Cup saw a game describe by the BBC as “The most stupid, appalling, disgusting and disgraceful exhibition of football.” Which team did Chile face in this game?
In the 1970 World Cup Jairzinho made history for completing which achievement?
He scored in three consecutive World Cups
He scored 3 hat tricks
He scored in every round
He scored for two different countries
In May 1904 FIFA was founded in which city?
Under which FIFA’s president’s reign was the first noteworthy international competition, the 1908 Olympic Games in London, organized?
Daniel Burley Woolfall
Which one of the Specialist Banks is privately owned?
The Oman Development Bank
The Oman Housing Bank
The Alliance Housing Bank
None of the above
Where do most of the Oil exports go?
What is one of Oman’s major economic goals?
Increase oil production
Diversify the sources of national income
Developing the medical sector
Answers C and A
What are aflaj?
Wells, and Dams
All of the above
When did Oman change its flag?
None of the above
What is not one of the types of Islamic Sects practiced in Oman?
In mid March Forbes magazine issued the 2010 list for the richest people who headed this list?
Which leader risked Chinese ire by showing his backing to the Uighurs, an ethnic minority in China's troubled Xinjiang province<br />President Obama<br />PM Gordan Brown<br />The Dalai Lama<br />President Sarkozy<br />Who, in mid-February said “we have often said that our religious tenets and beliefs consider these kinds of weapons of mass destruction to be symbols of genocide and are, therefore, forbidden and considered to be haram (religiously banned)”<br />Al-Azhar<br />Ayatollah Ali Khamenei<br />President Ahmadinejad<br />King Abdalla bin Saud<br />In early March which country’s Prime Minister likened his country’s budget crisis to a "
<br />Spain<br />England<br />Germany<br />Greece<br />Which US state prosecutors sued Toyota, in mid March, claiming the Japanese carmaker sold hundreds of thousands of vehicles that it knew had defects?<br />New York<br />California<br />Washington<br />Texas<br />
In 1968 the UN recognized the name Namibia, and the country’s right to independence, but South Africa did not agree to withdraw and allow Namibia full independence until how many years later?
Stalin’s man-made famine was aimed a killing which group of people?
Which of the following was not one of the reasons behind the genocide in Rwanda 1994?
The European introduction of class consciousness
The introduction of modern weapons
The Tutsis ownership of land
Which 19th Century British economist’s theory of comparative advantage posits that countries should specialize in producing what they do best and most efficiently, and trade those goods for the goods they do not?
John Maynard Keynes
Ronald J. Bee
The US, with about 5 % of the world’s population, consumes about how much of the annual global energy production?
OPEC, founded in 1960 in Baghdad, Iraq, grew to include 12 of the most important oil producers by 1973. Which of the following countries is not part of the OPEC?
Which of the following is not one of Pakistan’s strategic goals in Afghanistan?
Eliminate Indian influence
Eliminate Pashtun ethnic nationalism
Eliminate the TTP
Maintaining dependence of the US on Pakistan for security cooperation
Russia’s reemergence on the world scene following its precipitous decline in the post-cold war decade has been fueled almost exclusively by what?
Its military power
The rising prices of oil and natural gas
Its scientific and technological breakthroughs
Its changing demographics
What is the most effective way to prevent Influenza infection?
Keeping away from infected people
Taking more vitamin C
Washing your hands more often
What type of influenza is not included in seasonal vaccines
How many deaths are estimated annually from Influenza epidemics?
100,000 to 200,000
250,000 to 500,000
500,000 to 750,000
750,000 to 1 million
Who does the WHO recommend as the highest priority group for annual Influenza vaccination?
People with chronic conditions
Health care workers
Avian influenza was first identified in Italy in which year?
Of the hundreds of strains of avian influenza A viruses, only four are know to have caused human infections, which of the following is not one of these strains?
The H5N1 virus is of the greatest present concern for human health due to several reasons, which of the following is not one of these reasons?
H5N1 virus has caused by far the greatest number of deaths
It has crossed the species barrier to infect humans
More birds are carrying the H5N1 virus
H5N1, if given enough opportunities, will develop the characteristics it needs to start another influenza pandemic