Friday, July 9, 2010

"World Leaders" is the Topic of the Month on Biography Reference Bank

Fresh from the G20 summit in Toronto in June 2010, we are profiling world leaders on the Advanced Search screen of Biography Reference Bank. Why not take this quick quiz and see how good your knowledge is?

All the answers can be easily found within the profiles.

1) Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi of Italy is primarily known for his interests in what business?

2) Mexico's President Felipe Calderon first entered politics at what age and in what capacity?

3) Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is president of which South American country?
4) Who became the first directly elected president in the history of Indonesia in 2004?
a) Megawati Sukarnoputri
b) Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
c) Mohamed Suharto

5) Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan was mayor of which city before becoming president?

You'll also find profiles of people Born on This Date, as well as other suggested key profiles on the Advanced Search screen, if you or your library patrons are looking for interesting or inspiring life stories.

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