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1.    Which American company changed its name from UtoteM in 1946 to reflect their newly extended hours

7-Eleven

2.    Which Royal palace in London used to be known as Nottingham House

Kensington Palace

3.    Sabrina was the previous name of which of England's main rivers

Severn

4.    What was the original name of the Nazi Party

German Workers Party (changed in 1920)

5.    What was the name of Francis Drake's flagship the Golden Hind when he began his journey round the world

The Pelican

6.    To what did Ceylon change its name

Sri Lanka

7.    Which Canadian province was originally called Acadia

Nova Scotia

8.    Which pop group started out as Hotlegs

10cc

9.    What did the Marathon chocolate bar change its name to

Snickers

10.It started its life as the Ecology Party what did it evolve into

The Green Party

11.Which breed of terrier, used to be called the black-and-tan or rat terrier, now shares its name with an English city

Manchester terrier

12.Which musical instrument began life as a sackbut

Trombone (It was a trumpet played with a trombone action)

13.It began life as the Boulder Dam but what did it change its name to

The Hoover Dam

14.When Birdseye introduced the first frozen food in 1930, what did the company call themselves

Frosted Food Company

15.Which cosmetic company began life as The California Perfume company

Avon

16.What did the Anglo Persian Oil Company become

British Petroleum (BP)

17.What was the former name of the animal rights group Respect for Animals

Lynx

18.What did the Spastics Society change its name to in 1994

Scope

19.What were Badfinger formerly known as

The Ivys

20.Formerly known as the Christian Revival Association and the East London Christian Mission what is it now known as

The Salvation Army

21.In 1880 Smiths Patent Germ Bread changed its name to what has now become a household name

Hovis

22.Stingray Bay, named by Captain Cook is now known as what

Botany Bay

23.By what name is Salisbury the capital of Southern Rhodesia now known

Harare

24.What was Iceland formerly called

Bejams

25.What Norfolk town used to be known as Bishop's Lynn

King's Lynn

26.Which illness used to be known as grippe

Influenza

27.A building in the USA began life as the Executive Mansion what is it now known as

The White House

28.Which West Indian island was formerly known as Somers Island

Bermuda

29.Which Australian state capital was once called Palmerston

Darwin

30.What was the earlier name of the North Sea

German Ocean



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