Donald Lee Ravey - 22 July 1929 - 22 August 2014
GEOGRAPHY QUIZ
It's no wonder I have trouble with geography now! Since I was in grammar school they have changed the names of cities and countries that I once learned!
How many of these do you know? (Guess before you click on the questions!)
  • It used to be called Burma; what is it called now?
     Myanmar 
  • It used to be called Rangoon, Burma; what is it called now?
     Yangon, Myanmar 
  • It used to be called Bombay; what is it called now?
     Mumbai, India 
  • It used to be called French Sudan; what is it called now?
     Mali 
  • It used to be called Batavia, Indonesia; what is it called now?
     Jakarta, Indonesia 
  • It used to be called Formosa; what is it called now?
     Taiwan 
  • It used to be called Ceylon; what is it called now?
     Sri Lanka 
  • It used to be called Malagasy Republic; what is it called now?
     Madagascar 
  • It used to be called Yugoslavia; what is it called now?
     Croatia & Slovenia & Bosnia and Herzegovina 
  • It used to be called Czechoslovakia; what is it called now?
     Czech Republic & Slovak Republic 
  • It used to be called Siam; what is it called now?
     Thailand 
  • It used to be called Jaffa, Israel; what is it called now?
     Tel Aviv, Israel 
  • It used to be called Peking, China; what is it called now?
     Beijing, China 
  • It used to be called Canton, China; what is it called now?
     Guangzhou, China 
  • It used to be called Constantinople; what is it called now?
     Istanbul, Turkey 
  • It used to be called the Khmer Republic; what is it called now?
     Cambodia 
  • It used to be called Zaire; what is it called now?
     Republic of the Congo 
  • It used to be called Budweis; what is it called now?
     Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic 
  • It used to be called Edo, Japan; what is it called now?
     Tokyo, Japan 
  • It used to be called Yerba Buena, California; what is it called now?
     San Francisco, California 
  • It used to be called Northern Rhodesia; what is it called now?
     Zambia 
  • It used to be called Southern Rhodesia; what is it called now?
     Zimbabwe 
  • It used to be called Leningrad, Russia; what is it called now?
     St. Petersburg, Russia 
  • It used to be called Stalingrad, Russia; what is it called now?
     Volvograd, Russia 
  • It used to be called Dumbletown, Australia; what is it called now?
     Beverly Hills, Australia (really!) 
  • It used to be called Nyasaland; what is it called now?
     Malawi 
  • It used to be called Kristiania, Norway; what is it called now?
     Oslo, Norway 
  • It used to be called Malvinas Islands; what is it called now?
     Falkland Islands 
  • It used to be called Upper Volta; what is it called now?
     Burkina Faso 
  • It used to be called Danzig, Germany; what is it called now?
     Gdansk, Poland 
  • It used to be called Hot Springs, New Mexico; what is it called now?
     Truth or Consequences, New Mexico 
  • It used to be called Netherlands Antilles; what is it called now?
     Aruba & Curacao 
  • It used to be called the Congo; what is it called now?
     Zaire 
  • It used to be called Philadelphia, Jordan; what is it called now?
     Amman, Jordan 
  • It used to be called Panama Canal Zone; what is it called now?
     Republic of Panama 
  • It used to be called Argentoratum, France; what is it called now?
     Strasbourg, France 
  • It used to be called New Amsterdam, New York; what is it called now?
     New York City, New York 
  • It used to be called Pig's Eye, Minnesota; what is it called now?
     St. Paul, Minnesota 
  • It used to be called Lutetia, France; what is it called now?
     Paris, France 
. . . and if you REALLY want to see how countries have formed and changed, from the fourth millenium BCE to the present, Wikipedia has it in the greatest detail!!
Last updated September 10, 2013