Take the 'War'-on-Iraq IQ Test, Do you know enough
to justify going to War with Iraq?
What percentage of the world's population does the
Q: What percentage of the world's wealth
does the U.S. have?
Q: Which country has the largest oil reserves?
A: Saudi Arabia
Q: Which country has the second largest oil
Q: How much is spent on military budgets
a year worldwide?
A: $900+ billion
Q: How much of this is spent by the U.S.?
Q: What percent of US military spending would
ensure the essentials of life to everyone in the world,
according to the UN?
A: 10% (that's about $40 billion,
the amount of funding initially requested to fund
the US retaliatory attack on Afghanistan).
Q: How many people have died in wars since
World War II?
A: 86 million
Q: How long has Iraq had chemical and biological
A: Since the early 1980's.
Q: Did Iraq develop these chemical &
biological weapons on their own?
A: No, the materials and technology
were supplied by the US government, along with Britain
and private corps.
Q: Did the US government condemn the Iraqi
use of gas warfare against Iran?
Q: How many people did Saddam Hussein kill
using gas in the Kurdish town of Halabja in 1988?
Q: How many western countries condemned this
action at the time?
Q: How many gallons of agent Orange (used
in chemical and biological warfare) did America use
Q: Are there any proven links between Iraq
and September 11th terrorist attack?
Q: What is the estimated number of civilian
casualties in the Gulf War?
Q: How many casualties did the Iraqi military
inflict on the western forces during the Gulf War
Q: How many retreating Iraqi soldiers were
buried alive by U.S. tanks with ploughs mounted on
Q: How many tons of depleted uranium were
left in Iraq and Kuwait after the Gulf War?
A: 40 tons
Q: What according to the UN was the increase
in cancer rates in Iraq between 1991 and 1994?
Q: How much of Iraq's military capacity did
America claim it had destroyed in 1991?
Q: Is there any proof that Iraq plans to
use its weapons for anything other than deterrence
and self defense?
Q: Does Iraq present more of a threat to
world peace now than 10 Years ago?
Q: How many civilian deaths has the Pentagon
predicted in the event of an attack on Iraq in 2002/3?
Q: What percentage of these will be children?
A: Over 50%
Q: How many years has the U.S. engaged in
air strikes on Iraq?
A: 11 years
Q: Were the U.S and the UK at war with Iraq
between December 1998 and September 1999?
Q: How many pounds of explosives were dropped
on Iraq between December 1998 and September 1999?
A: 20 million
Q: How many years ago was UN Resolution 661
introduced, imposing strict sanctions on Iraq's imports
A: 12 years
Q: What was the child death rate in Iraq
in 1989 (per 1,000 births)?
Q: What was the estimated child death rate
in Iraq in 1999 (per 1,000 births)?
A: 131 (that's an increase of 345%)
Q: How many Iraqis are estimated to have
died by October 1999 as a result of UN sanctions?
A: 1.5 million
Q: How many Iraqi children are estimated
to have died due to Sanctions since 1997?
Q: Did Saddam order the inspectors out of
Q: How many inspections were there in November
and December 1998?
Q: How many of these inspections had problems?
Q: Were the weapons inspectors allowed entry
to the Ba'ath Party HQ?
Q: Who said that by December 1998, "Iraq
had in fact, been disarmed to a level unprecedented
in modern history."
A: Scott Ritter, UNSCOM chief
Q: In 1998 how much of Iraq's post 1991 capacity
to develop weapons of mass destruction did the UN
weapons inspectors claim to have discovered and dismantled?
Q: Is Iraq willing to allow the weapons inspectors
back in ?
Q: How many UN resolutions did Israel violate
A: Over 65
Q: How many UN resolutions on Israel did
USA veto between 1972 and 1990?
Q: How many countries are known to have nuclear
Q: How many nuclear warheads has Iraq got?
Q: How many nuclear warheads has the US got?
A: Over 10,000
Q: Which is the only country to use nuclear
A: The USA.
Q: How many nuclear warheads does Israel
A: Over 400
Q: Who said, "Our lives begin to end
the day we become silent about things that matter"?
A: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Now let us judge our silence..............