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Quiz: Match these Countries’ Old & New Names (Part 2)

For a variety of reasons, countries sometimes change their names: Siam is now called Thailand, and Iran was once known as Persia. See how good you are at matching up the following countries’ old and new names. Let us know how you get on, and please upvote this quiz if you like it ?

This is Part 2 of a multi-part quiz; you can find  Part 1 here.

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    Mesopotamia once occupied more or less the same territory as modern-day…

    • Iraq
    • Spain
    • Vietnam
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    Ethiopia used to be called…

    • Cape Colony
    • Abyssinia
    • Tibet
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    The US Virgin Islands were formerly known as…

    • Hispaniola
    • Dutch Antilles
    • Danish West Indies
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    The Dutch East Indies are now called…

    • Phillipines
    • Indonesia
    • Friendly Islands
  • Question of

    Dahomey is now known as…

    • Benin
    • Cameroon
    • Gambia
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    Tonga used to be known as…

    • Wayward Islands
    • Friendly Islands
    • Leeward Islands
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    Zaire is a former name of…

    • Democratic Republic of the Congo
    • Katanga
    • Burundi
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    Taiwan used to be called…

    • Malaya
    • Borneo
    • Formosa
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    Suriname was formerly known as…

    • Dutch Guiana
    • French Guiana
    • British Guiana
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    Today’s Czech Republic occupies largely the same territory as the former…

    • Pomerania
    • Bohemia
    • Prussia
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    Australia was once known as…

    • New Holland
    • New America
    • New New Zealand


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