Changed Geographical Names MCQs for FPSC, PPSC, NTS, OTS

Here is the list of the latest General Knowledge MCQs for exams of PPSC, FPSC, NTS, OTS, ITS, ETEA, and all other competitive exams. You will find here all the latest and updated MCQs related to World General Knowledge so that you can prepare your jobs and study tests and pass them with high marks. In this section, we will provide you with information about the names of countries/regions/states which were geographically changed in the form of MCQs along with some detail. 

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Q. The new name of Abyssinia is:

A. Libya
B. Mauritania
C. Syria
D. Ethiopia

Detail of this MCQ: Ethiopia is the new name of Abyssinia which was changed after the World War II by the X King of Ethiopia.

Q. Ankara is the new name of:

A. Babylon
B. Angora

C. Bastille
D. Aleppo

Detail of this MCQ according to Wikipedia:

The name Batavia was also taken to the colonies such as the Dutch East Indies, where they renamed the city of Jayakarta to become Batavia from 1619 until about 1942, when its name was changed to Djakarta (short for the former name Jayakarta, later respelt Jakarta; see: History of Jakarta).

Q. The old name of Sri Lanka was:

A. Panjim
B. Acre
C. Ceylon ✔
D. Manchukuo

Q. East Pakistan is now called:

A. Punjab
B. Assam
C. Karachi
D. Bangladesh ✔

Detail of this MCQ according to Wikipedia:

East Pakistan was the eastern provincial wing of Pakistan between 1955 and 1971, covering the territory of the modern country Bangladesh. Its land borders were with India and Myanmar, with a coastline on the Bay of Bengal. East Pakistanis were popularly known as ‘Pakistani Bengalis’ and also to differ this region from India’s state West Bengal (which is also known as ‘Indian Bengal’) East Pakistan was known as ‘Pakistani Bengal’.

Q. The new name of “Sandwich Islands” is

A. Zaire
B. Hawaiin Islands ✔

C. Nauru
D. Fiji

Q. The changed name of Persia is:

A. Iran ✔
B. Iraq
C. Palestine
D. Jordan

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Q. New name of Constantinople:

A. Athens
B. Istanbul ✔

C. Rome
D. Cairo

Q. Taiwan is the new name of:

A. Nyasaland
B. Cristiania
C. Tanganyka
D. Formosa ✔

Q. East Indies is now called:

A. West Indies 
B. Malaysia
C. Indonesia ✔
D. Philippines

Q. Nippon is the new name of:

A. Japan  
B. Laos
C. Vietnam
D. South Korea

Q. Pipri (Pakistan) is now called:

A. Quetta 
B. Thatta
C. Karachi
D. Bin Qasim ✔

Q. Mayanmar is the changed name of:

A. Bhutan
B. Maldives
C. Burma ✔
D. Nepal

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Q. Siam was the old name of:

A. Thailand ✔
B. Mongolia
C. Cambodia
D. Mauritius

Q. Rangoon’s new name is:

A. Bishkek
B. Koin
C. Panaji
D. Yangon ✔

Q. Peking is now called:

A. Tokyo
B. Beijing ✔

C. Seoul
D. Shangai

Q. Dhaka was formerly called:

A. Salisbury
B. East Pakistan
C. Montgomery
D. Dacca ✔

Q. Lyalipur is now called:

A. Faisalabad ✔
B. Sahiwal
C. Hyderbad
D. Attock

Q. Give the old name of Athens:

A. Antioch
B. Athinai ✔

C. Tananarive
D. Frunze

Q. South West Africa is now called:

A. Tanzania
B. Zambia
C. Namibia ✔
D. Kenya

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