Can You Guess The Independence Date Of These Countries?

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How much do you know about the history of colonization? Can you guess the independence date of these countries we are going to ask you in this quiz? Historically, countries became the victim of colonization by foreign nations that also exploited those countries in one way or another. However, after a struggle for years, these countries got their independence from such rulers. In this quiz, we will check if you can rightly guess the date of independence of different countries. So, get ready, and all the best to you!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When did Algeria get its independence from France?

    • A.

      July 5, 1941

    • B.

      May 5, 1957

    • C.

      July 5, 1961

    • D.

      July 5, 1962

    Correct Answer
    D. July 5, 1962
    Explanation
    Algeria gained its independence from France on July 5, 1962. This date marks the end of a long and bloody war for independence, which lasted for eight years. The Algerian War of Independence was a significant event in both Algerian and French history, leading to the decolonization of Algeria and the establishment of an independent Algerian state. The date of July 5, 1962, is therefore a significant milestone in Algerian history, symbolizing the end of colonial rule and the beginning of a new era for the country.

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  • 2. 

    When did Cameroon gain its independence from the United Kingdom and France?

    • A.

      January 1, 1960

    • B.

      December 3, 1993

    • C.

      March 17, 1994

    • D.

      September 17, 1998

    Correct Answer
    A. January 1, 1960
    Explanation
    Cameroon gained its independence from the United Kingdom and France on January 1, 1960.

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  • 3. 

    India was ruled by the United Kingdom; got its independence on

    • A.

      June 15, 1943

    • B.

      August 15, 1947

    • C.

      August 25, 1948

    • D.

      July 15, 1951

    Correct Answer
    B. August 15, 1947
    Explanation
    India gained its independence from the United Kingdom on August 15, 1947. This date is significant as it marks the end of British colonial rule in India and the establishment of the independent nation of India. The struggle for independence, led by figures such as Mahatma Gandhi, involved various non-violent protests and movements that eventually led to India's freedom. August 15, 1947, is celebrated every year in India as Independence Day, a national holiday commemorating the country's freedom from British rule.

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  • 4. 

    When did Afghanistan get its independence from the United Kingdom?

    • A.

      June 21, 1919

    • B.

      August 19, 1919

    • C.

      February 17, 1921

    • D.

      August 17, 1941

    Correct Answer
    B. August 19, 1919
    Explanation
    Afghanistan gained its independence from the United Kingdom on August 19, 1919. This date marks the signing of the Treaty of Rawalpindi between the United Kingdom and Afghanistan, which recognized Afghanistan as an independent and sovereign state. This treaty ended the third Anglo-Afghan War and granted Afghanistan control over its foreign affairs.

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  • 5. 

    On which date did Honduras get its independence from the Spanish Empire?

    • A.

      January 21, 1816

    • B.

      October 21, 1819

    • C.

      September 15, 1821

    • D.

      December 15, 1822

    Correct Answer
    C. September 15, 1821
    Explanation
    Honduras gained its independence from the Spanish Empire on September 15, 1821.

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  • 6. 

    Jamaica got its independence from the United Kingdom on

    • A.

      August 6, 1941

    • B.

      July 6, 1955

    • C.

      May 16, 1959

    • D.

      August 6, 1962

    Correct Answer
    D. August 6, 1962
    Explanation
    Jamaica gained its independence from the United Kingdom on August 6, 1962. This means that Jamaica became a sovereign nation separate from British rule on that date.

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  • 7. 

    When did Brunei get its independence from the United Kingdom?

    • A.

      October 21, 1805

    • B.

      January 21, 1808

    • C.

      January 1, 1984

    • D.

      December 3, 1991

    Correct Answer
    C. January 1, 1984
    Explanation
    Brunei gained its independence from the United Kingdom on January 1, 1984. This date marks the end of British colonial rule in Brunei and the establishment of Brunei as a sovereign nation.

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  • 8. 

    When did Iraq get its independence from the United Kingdom?

    • A.

      January 3, 1930

    • B.

      October 3, 1932

    • C.

      December 3, 1932

    • D.

      October 3, 1934

    Correct Answer
    B. October 3, 1932
    Explanation
    Iraq gained its independence from the United Kingdom on October 3, 1932. This date marks an important milestone in Iraq's history as it signifies the end of British colonial rule and the establishment of Iraq as a sovereign nation. The independence of Iraq allowed the country to govern itself and make decisions independently, shaping its own future and destiny.

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  • 9. 

    The United States got its independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain on

    • A.

      July 4, 1776

    • B.

      September 16, 1791

    • C.

      August 6, 1832

    • D.

      March 12, 1881

    Correct Answer
    A. July 4, 1776
    Explanation
    On July 4, 1776, the United States declared its independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. This date is known as Independence Day and is celebrated annually in the United States. It marks the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, which outlined the reasons for the colonies' separation from British rule. This event was a pivotal moment in American history and led to the formation of the United States as a sovereign nation.

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  • 10. 

    Ruled by the Soviet Union, Kazakhstan got its independence on

    • A.

      March 11, 1984

    • B.

      May 13, 1986

    • C.

      December 16, 1991

    • D.

      December 16, 1994

    Correct Answer
    C. December 16, 1991
    Explanation
    Kazakhstan gained its independence from the Soviet Union on December 16, 1991. This marked the end of Soviet rule and allowed Kazakhstan to establish itself as an independent nation.

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