GK quiz based on ancient names of different cities

There are many cities in the world, whose names have changed over time. The main reason for the change in the names of different cities of the world is change in the culture and lifestyle of that city from time to time. For the past several years various questions have been asked based on the old names of different cities in various competitive examinations. Therefore, in this article we are presenting GK Quiz based on the old names of different cities, which is very useful for students preparing for various examinations.
Created On: Nov 8, 2017 11:24 IST
GK quiz related to ancient names of cities
GK quiz related to ancient names of cities

There are many cities in the world, whose names have changed over time. The main reason for the change in the names of different cities of the world is change in the culture and lifestyle of that city from time to time. For the past several years various questions have been asked based on the old names of different cities in various competitive examinations. Therefore, in this article we are presenting GK Quiz based on the old names of different cities, which is very useful for students preparing for various examinations.

GK quiz based on ancient names of different cities

1. What is the new name of ancient city "Gulbarga"?
A. Belagavi
B. Kalaburagi
C. Palakkad
D. Kollam
Ans. B
2. "Tuticorin" was the old name of which city?
A.
Nagercoil
B. Kollam
C. Thirukkural
D. Thoothukudi
Ans. D
3. "Calicut" was the old name of which city?
A.
Mysore
B. Kochi
C. Kozhikode
D. Ernakulam
Ans. C
4. What was the old name of "Kanyakumari"?
A.
Cape Comorin
B. Coromandel
C. Palghat
D. Kovalam
Ans. A
5. "Sakchi" was the old name of which city?
A.
Bokaro
B. Jamshedpur
C. Dhanbad
D. Durgapur
Ans. B
6. "Purushapura" was the old name of which city?
A.
Nalanda
B. Peshawar
C. Bhagalpur
D. Rawalpindi
Ans. B
7. "Batavia" was the old name of which city?
A.
Palu
B. Kupeng
C. Jakarta
D. Kendari
Ans. C
8. "Salisbury" was the old name of which city?
A.
Harare
B. Nairobi
C. Bulawayo
D. Durban
Ans. A
9. What was the old name of "St. Petersburg" city?
A.
Ulala
B. Leningrad
C. Peking
D. Bakal
Ans. B
10. What was the old name of "Oslo" city?
A.
Pearl
B. Kristiania
C. Tonsberg
D. Moss
Ans. B

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