Mangi was the old name of:

A. China (North)
B. China (South)
C. Malawi
D. Cambodia

Answer

Correct Answer: B. China (South)

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The division of North China and South China under the Jin dynasty and Song dynasty weakened the idea of a unified China, and it was common for non-Han Chinese to refer to the politically disparate North and South by different names for some time. While Northern China was called Cathay, Southern China was referred to as Mangi.

Cathay was the old name of:

A. China (North)
B. China (South)
C. Malawi
D. Cambodia

Answer

Correct Answer: A. China (North)

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The name Cathay originates from the word Khitan, the name of a nomadic people who founded the Liao dynasty which ruled much of today’s Northern China from 916 to 1125. Originally, this name was the name applied by Central and Western Asians and Europeans to northern China.

French Equatorial Africa was the old name of which country?

A. France
B. Central African Republic, Chad
C. Lesotho
D. Vanuatu

Answer

Correct Answer: B. Central African Republic, Chad

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French Equatorial Africa (AEF), was the federation of French colonial possessions in Equatorial Africa, extending northwards from the Congo River into the Sahel, and comprising what are today the countries of Chad, the Central African Republic

Tripolitania and Cyrenaica was the old name of which country?

A. Burkina Faso
B. Libya
C. Algeria
D. Mali

Answer

Correct Answer: B. Libya 

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In 1934, Italy combined Cyrenaica, Tripolitania, and Fezzan and adopted the name “Libya”  for the unified colony, with Tripoli as its capital. Tripolitania, a region of North Africa that now forms the northwestern part of Libya and Cyrenaica or Pentapolis the northeastern part of modern Libya.

Upper Volta was the old name of which country?

A. Burkina Faso
B. Libya
C. Algeria
D. Mali

Answer

Correct Answer: A. Burkina Faso

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Upper Volta was the old name of Burkina Faso. Burkina Faso formerly called the Republic of Upper Volta, the country was renamed “Burkina Faso” on 4 August 1984 by then-President Thomas Sankara. Burkina Faso was a landlocked West African country.