10 most difficult economy riddlesEconomy quiz
Which currency went through the worst hyperinflation ever recorded?
Directly after the end of WWII, Hungary went through the most severe known incident of inflation ever recorded, peaking at 1.3 × 10^16 percent per month (prices doubled every 15 hours). When the pengő was replaced in August 1946 by the forint, four hundred octillion pengő became 1 forint.
Who was "the father of the German economic miracle"? (German: Wirtschaftswunder)
The term Wirtschaftswunder describes the rapid reconstruction and development of the economies of West Germany and Austria after World War II. The key figure during that time was the Minister of Economics, Ludwig Erhard, who went down in history as the "father of the German economic miracle."
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 major European country has no nuclear power plants?
Italy is the only G8 country without its own nuclear power plants, having closed its last reactors in 1990. Italy relies heavily on imports and is the world's largest net importer of electricity, mostly from French nuclear power stations. The next nuclear-free economy on the European GDP list is Poland.
Which country is the top natural gas producer in the European Union?
50% of the natural gas production in the Netherlands comes from the Groningen Gas Field, being the largest natural gas field in Europe and the tenth largest in the world. The other 50% being supplied by around 300 smaller fields, mostly in the North Sea.
What is the world's primary oil chokepoint?
Strait of Hormuz
Strait of Malacca
The Strait of Hormuz is a strait between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. About 35% of all maritime-traded petroleum passes through the strait, making it the world's primary oil chokepoint. It is able to accommodate the largest oil tankers in the world.