Since 2008, the global recession has threatened to topple the world's most developed and robust economies, and many wealthy nations are now saddled with burdensome debt loads. Test your knowledge of how the economic crisis has affected people from Reno to Reykjavik.
Which country has the largest gross external debt in the world?
Which was the first European country to request a recession bailout from the International Monetary Fund?
The global recession adds up to roughly how much money in debt?
Which of the following countries had a perfect AAA credit rating as of October 2011?
Which Nordic country received a credit rating boost in May 2011?
In 2009, which African government decided to abandon its currency?
Which Caribbean nation has one of the largest public debt burdens in the world?
St. Kitts & Nevis
Antigua and Barbuda
Although Japan's public debt represents almost 200 percent of its GDP, the Asian country has a relatively low level of what type of debt?
According to CIA data, which country has the highest public debt as a percentage of GDP in the world?
Going into the global recession in 2008, which European government had the least amount of debt?
Which country owns a majority of American debt?
The United States
Which country voted twice to not repay $5 billion in loans taken out for bank failures?
In 2011, The Standard & Poor's (S&P) credit-rating agency ranked what country as its "least credit-worthy"?
Which European Union country has turned to China for recession assistance?
Which country comes in second behind the United States for the shouldering largest amount of total debt?
The average American totes around how much in debt?
Which U.S. state has the highest debt per capita?
In 2010, the Brookings Institute determined which U.S. city the most "recession-proof"?
Name the following country with the lowest gross public debt:
In 2010, the United States and Japan were the first and second richest countries in the world, respectively. What nation came in third?