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- Kingdom of Thailand formerly known as
5.None of theseAnswer – 4.Siam
On July 20th, 1948, the Siamese constituent assembly voted to change the name of Siam to Thailand
- The another name of Iran country is
5.None of theseAnswer – 2.Persia
In the Western world, Persia was historically the common name for Iran.
- America’s official name for Myanmar is
5.None of theseAnswer – 1.Burma
The ruling military junta changed its name from Burma to Myanmar in 1989. America’s official name for Myanmar is still Burma.
- Holland is the old name of which country ?
5.None of theseAnswer – 2.The Netherlands
The Netherlands have the name Holland, specifically North Holland and South Holland
- Japan is also known as
5.None of theseAnswer –3.Nippon
In Japanese, the name of Japan is Nihon or Nippon. The meaning of Nippon is Great Japan.
- …………… was previous called Ceylon
5.None of theseAnswer – 3.Sri Lnaka
Sri Lanka was previous called Ceylon. Before it became known as Ceylon, the country was called British Ceylon.
- Rhodesia is called as ………… after it gains independence from the British
5.None of theseAnswer – 1.Zimbabwe
Rhodesia commonly known from 1970 onwards as the Republic of Rhodesia. Southern-Rhodesia gained independence from the British, taking the name Zimbabwe.
- Malaya is the old name of which country ?
5.None of theseAnswer – 4.Malaysia
Malaya was renamed s Malaysia in 1963
- Another name of Zanzibar is
5.None of theseAnswer – 2.Tanzania
Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous part of Tanzania in East Africa. It is composed of the Zanzibar Archipelago in the Indian Ocean, 25–50 kilometres (16–31 mi) off the coast of the mainland, and consists of many small islands and two large ones: Unguja and Pemba.
- The old name of Malawi is
5.None of theseAnswer – 3.Nyasaland
Malawi gains independence from Britain (was Nyasaland, then federated with Northern and Southern Rhodesia between 1953 and 1963)