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Old and New Names of Countries, Capitals and Cities MCQs

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MCQs about Old and New Names of International Cities and Capitals | Set 01

This post contains Solved Old and New Names of Countries, Capitals and Cities MCQs. This is the first part of this Old and New Names Quiz series. These Multiple Choice Questions on Old and New Names are to practice for NTS, PPSC, CSS, FPSC, PMS, OT and PTS Tests and Interviews. For more General Knowledge MCQs you can go here. For more Check GK MCQs.

Old and New Names of Countries, Capitals and Cities MCQs

1. Cambodia was earlier known as _________.

(a) Mauritania
(b) Persia
(c) Kampuchea
(d) None of these

(c) Kampuchea

2. Rhodesia’s new name is _________. 

(a) Zaire
(b) Zimbabwe
(c) Tanzania
(d) Swaziland

(b) Zimbabwe

3. Belize was formerly known as _________.

(a) British Honduras
(b) Nicaragua
(c) Aksai Chin
(d) Malvinas

(a) British Honduras

4. Abyssinia is the old name of which of the following countries? 

(a) Malaya
(b) Ethiopia
(c) Rhodesia
(d) Ceylon

(b) Ethiopia

5. Which of the following is the old name of Ankara? 

(a) Ottawa
(b) Angora
(c) Avon
(d) Elbe

(b) Angora

6. Indonesia is the new name of _________.

(a) Batavia
(b) Istanbul
(c) Bechuanaland
(d) Basutoland

(a) Batavia

7. Constantinople is the old name of _________.

(a) Surinam
(b) Leopoldville
(c) Istanbul
(d) Dahomey

(c) Istanbul

8. Botswana is the new name of _________.

(a) Basutoland
(b) Burma
(c) Madagascar
(d) Bechuanaland

(d) Bechuanaland

9. Myanmar is the new name of _________.

(a) Burma
(b) Ceylon
(c) Congo
(d) Formosa

(a) Burma

10. New name of British Guiana is _________. 

(a) Tuvalu
(b) Greenland
(c) Guyana
(d) Gold Coast

(c) Guyana

11. Lykomoma is the old name of _________.

(a) Colombo
(b) Kendy
(c) Kotte
(d) Seoul

(a) Colombo

12. Sri Lanka is the new name of _________.

(a) Malaya
(b) Dahomey
(c) Malawi
(d) Ceylon

(d) Ceylon

13. Oslo is the capital of Norway. What is its old name?

(a) Christina
(b) Ellice islands
(c) Benin
(d) Formosa

(a) Christina

14. Congo is the old name of _________.

(a) Botswana
(b) Guyana
(c) Zaire
(d) Harare

(c) Zaire

15. Surinam is the new name of _________.

(a) Congo
(b) Dutch Guyana
(c) Dutch East Indies
(d) Burma

(b) Dutch Guyana

16. Kalaolit Nunaat is the new name of _________.

(a) Greenland
(b) Tamil Nado
(c) Nyasaland
(d) Saigon

(a) Greenland

17. Loro Sae is the new name of _________.

(a) Dajla
(b) Dahomey
(c) Guinea Bissau
(d) East Timor

(d) East Timor

18. Formosa is the old name of _________.

(a) Cambodia
(b) Rhodesia
(c) Taiwan
(d) Bangkok

(c) Taiwan

19. Ghana is the new name of (a) Guyana

(b) New Guinea
(c) Gold Coast
(d) Asia Minor

(c) Gold Coast

20. The Netherlands is the new name of _________.

(a) New Hebrides
(b) Lesotho
(c) Nyasaland
(d) Holland

(d) Holland

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