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Are you a NATO Expert?

So you know what NATO stands for. But how much more do you know about the Alliance? These 20 questions will test your knowledge on what it is and what it does.
To be an expert, score more than 15 correct answers.
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1/20
Which NATO member country does not possess armed forces?
Norway
Iceland
Luxembourg
Bulgaria
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2/20
Who was the first NATO Secretary General to walk across the Red Square in Moscow?
Dirk Stikker
Hastings Ismay
Manfred Wörner
Willy Claes
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3/20
Which of the following non-NATO countries contribute with troops to the NATO-led KFOR operation?
Morocco, Austria, Armenia
Lebanon, Iran, Israel
Brasilia, China, India
Australia, New Zealand, Japan
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4/20
When did NATO start to engage in scientific cooperation?
1958
2001
1945
1985
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5/20
How many members does the Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council have?
28
26
50
10
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6/20
Which of the following threats is mentioned in NATO's present Strategic Concept?
The Israel-Palestinian conflict
Iran's nuclear programme
Ethnic conflicts
Axis of evil
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7/20
Where did EUFOR take over the tasks of NATO's Stabilisation Force?
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Montenegro
Croatia
Kosovo
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8/20
Which of the following NATO countries does not possess nuclear weapons?
France
United States
Germany
UK
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9/20
Where did NATO have its first headquarters?
Paris
Luxembourg
London
New York
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10/20
Under which UN Security Council Resolution is KFOR operating in Kosovo?
1093
1598
1244
1178
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11/20
Where did NATO first engage in a crisis management operation out of its territory?
Democratic Republic of Congo
Former Yugoslavia (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Haiti
East Timor
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12/20
Which of the following groups of countries joined NATO in 2004?
Bulgaria, Slovenia, Latvia
Hungary, Czech Republic, Poland
Croatia, Albania, Montenegro
Georgia, Ukraine, Moldova
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13/20
Which non NATO country contributes troops to the NATO-led ISAF mission in Afghanistan?
New Zealand
Japan
China
Pakistan
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14/20
Which two countries joined NATO in 1952?
Belgium and Luxembourg
UK and Iceland
Greece and Turkey
Portugal and Italy
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15/20
How is NATO present in Iraq?
The biggest NATO mission is deployed here with more than 40 000 troops
NATO provides assistance to the development of the security sector and the training of Iraqi soldiers
It operates PRTs
It has no mission nor activities in Iraq at all
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16/20
Which of the following four cooperative frameworks does not belong to a NATO partnership initiative?
Istanbul Cooperation Initiative
Mediterranean Dialogue
Partnership for Peace
Shanghai Cooperation Organisation
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17/20
Which country is not a founding member of NATO?
Canada
Iceland
Portugal
Spain
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18/20
Through which body does NATO organise its humanitarian responses to natural or man-made disasters?
Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre
NATO Multilateral and Regional Affairs Section
Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council
Istanbul Co-operation Initiative
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19/20
Which of the following countries does not participate in NATO's Mediterranean Dialogue?
Morocco
Israel
Mauritania
Syria
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20/20
What is mentioned as an emerging threat in NATO's Bucharest Summit Declaration?
Ballistic missile proliferation
Terrorism
Proliferation of WMD's
Energy Security
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