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List of APEC Member Economies

APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) has 21 members. The word ‘economies’ is used to describe APEC members because the APEC cooperative process is predominantly concerned with trade and economic issues, with members engaging with one another as economic entities.

1 Australia

2 Brunei

3 Canada

4 Chile

5 China

6 Hong Kong*

7 Indonesia

8 Japan

9 South Korea

10 Malaysia

11 Mexico

12 New Zealand

13 Papua New Guinea

14 Peru

15 Philippines

16 Russia

17 Singapore

18 Taiwan

19 Thailand

20 United States of America

21 Vietnam

* Not a country, part of China.

Originally posted 2017-02-24 22:35:42.

List of member countries of the Commonwealth of Nations

The Commonwealth of Nations is a voluntary association of 54 independent sovereign states (Fiji Islands’ membership is currently suspended). Most are former British colonies, or dependencies of these colonies.

  1. Antigua and Barbuda
  2. Australia
  3. The Bahamas
  4. Bangladesh
  5. Barbados
  6. Belize
  7. Botswana
  8. Brunei Darussalam
  9. Cameroon
  10. Canada
  11. Cyprus
  12. Dominica
  13. Fiji Islands
  14. The Gambia
  15. Ghana
  16. Grenada
  17. Guyana
  18. India
  19. Jamaica
  20. Kenya
  21. Kiribati
  22. Lesotho
  23. Malawi
  24. Malaysia
  25. Maldives
  26. Malta
  27. Mauritius
  28. Mozambique
  29. Namibia
  30. Nauru
  31. New Zealand
  32. Nigeria
  33. Pakistan
  34. Papua New Guinea
  35. Rwanda
  36. St Kitts and Nevis
  37. St Lucia
  38. St Vincent and the Grenadines
  39. Samoa
  40. Seychelles
  41. Sierra Leone
  42. Singapore
  43. Solomon Islands
  44. South Africa
  45. Sri Lanka
  46. Swaziland
  47. Tonga
  48. Trinidad and Tobago
  49. Tuvalu
  50. Uganda
  51. United Kingdom
  52. United Republic of Tanzania
  53. Vanuatu
  54. Zambia

Originally posted 2016-06-07 10:40:48.

Papua New Guinea Quiz

Map of Papua New Guinea

Map of Papua New Guinea (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Papua New Guinea Quiz Questions

1) When did Papua New Guinea become independent?
a) 10 March 1964
b) 12 May 1948
c) 16 September1975
d) 21 December 1971

2) Who is Papua New Guinea’s head of state?
a) President
b) Chancellor
c) Dutch monarch
d) British monarch

3) What is the area of Papua New Guinea?
a) 98,750 sq. mi.
b) 178,704 sq. mi.
c) 3,240,228 sq. mi.
d) 5,600 sq. mi.

4) Which sea is to the north of New Britain?
a) Bismarck
b) Tasman
c) Caribbean
d) Bering

4) Who was elected Papua New Guinea’s prime minister in 2007?
a) Mekere Morauta
b) Michael Somare
c) Alexander Downer
d) Paul Keating

5) Which is the capital of Papua New Guinea?
a) Tari
b) Port Moresby
c) Vamimo
d) Wewak

6) Who was Papua New Guinea’s prime minister in 1997-1999?
a) Herbert Murray
b) John Hayes
c) William Skate
d) John Moresby

7) Who was elected Papua New Guinea’s governor general in 2004?
a) Albert Kipalan
b) Pato Kakaraya
c) Paulias Matane
d) John Howard

8) Which is the currency of Papua New Guinea?
a) Pound
b) Kina
c) Guilder
d) Dollar

9) When did Australia take over German New Guinea as a mandated territory?
a) 1921
b) 1914
c) 1906
d) 1901

10) Which island declared independence from Papua New Guinea in 1990?
a) New Ireland
b) Bougainville
c) Manus
d) Lorengau

Papua New Guinea Quiz Questions with Answers

English: Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Micha...

Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Michael Somare and his wife, Lady Veronica Somare. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) When did Papua New Guinea become independent?
c) 16 September1975

2) Who is Papua New Guinea’s head of state?
d) British monarch

3) What is the area of Papua New Guinea?
b) 178,704 sq. mi.

4) Which sea is to the north of New Britain?
a) Bismarck

4) Who was elected Papua New Guinea’s prime minister in 2007?
b) Michael Somare

5) Which is the capital of Papua New Guinea?
b) Port Moresby

6) Who was Papua New Guinea’s prime minister in 1997-1999?
c) William Skate

7) Who was elected Papua New Guinea’s governor general in 2004?
c) Paulias Matane

8) Which is the currency of Papua New Guinea?
b) Kina

9) When did Australia take over German New Guinea as a mandated territory?
a) 1921

10) Which island declared independence from Papua New Guinea in 1990?
b) Bougainville

Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:36:11.