Decolonization Quiz

Test your knowledge on the process of countries gaining independence from colonial rule in the 20th century.

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Which country was the first to gain independence through decolonization?

Which country was the first to gain independence through decolonization?
India
Kenya
Ghana
Algeria
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Which European power was the first to grant independence to its colonies in Africa?

Britain
France
Portugal
Belgium
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Which leader was a key figure in the decolonization of Algeria?

Which leader was a key figure in the decolonization of Algeria?
Kwame Nkrumah
Ahmed Ben Bella
Jomo Kenyatta
Gamal Abdel Nasser
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Which region experienced the longest decolonization process?

South America
Asia
Caribbean
Africa
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Which country held a referendum for independence in 1961, resulting in reunification with a neighboring country?

Angola
Zimbabwe
Malaysia
Cameroon
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Which European country was involved in the Suez Crisis, a key event in decolonization?

Germany
Italy
United Kingdom
Spain
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Which country gained independence from Dutch colonial rule in 1945?

Indonesia
Suriname
Malaysia
Vietnam
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Which organization played a significant role in supporting decolonization efforts across the globe?

OPEC
NATO
EU
UN
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Which country's independence in 1947 led to the partition of British India?

Pakistan
India
Bangladesh
Sri Lanka
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Which African leader famously declared, 'The wind of change is blowing through this continent'?

Which African leader famously declared, 'The wind of change is blowing through this continent'?
Patrice Lumumba
Harold Macmillan
Leopold Sedar Senghor
Julius Nyerere
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Which country gained independence from French colonial rule in 1962 after a brutal war of independence?

Algeria
Kenya
Ghana