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Quiz: Match these Countries’ Old & New Names (Part 3)

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 3 of a multi-part quiz; you can find Part 1 here and Part 2 here.

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    Myanmar is the modern name for…

    • Burma
    • Siam
    • Malaya
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    Zambia used to be known as…

    • Southern Rhodesia
    • Northern Rhodesia
    • Zanzibar
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    Choson or Joseon is an old name for…

    • Israel
    • Pakistan
    • Korea
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    Southern Rhodesia (later, Rhodesia) is now known as…

    • Tanzania
    • Mozambique
    • Zimbabwe
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    Kiribati used to be called…

    • Gilbert Islands
    • Sullivan Islands
    • Musical Islands
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    Mali used to be known as…

    • French Sudan
    • French Guyana
    • French Indo-China
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    United Arab Emirates used to be called…

    • Yemen
    • Eritrea
    • Trucial States
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    The island of Reunion used to be known as…

    • Bourbon Island
    • Scotch Island
    • Vodka Island
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    Basutoland is a former name of…

    • Swaziland
    • Lesotho
    • Namibia
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    Kampuchea is now known as…

    • United States of America
    • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    • Cambodia


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