A recent poll tested the public's knowledge of current events in eight countries. Overall, Germans were the most informed; Americans ranked next to last, just above the Spaniards. Below are some of the questions (answers at bottom).
Do you happen to know the name of the ethnic group that has conquered much of Bosnia and has surrounded the city of Sarajevo?
Do you happen to know the name of the group with which the Israelis recently reached a peace accord?
Who is the President of Russia?
Who is Boutros Boutros-Ghali?
ANSWERS: 1. SERBS; 2. PALESTINIANS; 3. BORIS YELTSIN; 4. SECRETARY-GENERAL OF...