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.