History of Malaysia Quiz

Can you name these facts about the history of Malaysia?
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Last updated: October 23, 2020
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Country from which Malaysia gained its independence in 1957
United Kingdom
World's tallest building between 1998–2004
Petronas Towers
Island nation which became independent from Malaysia in 1965
Singapore
Malaysia Airlines flight that disappeared on 8 March 2014
Flight 370
Country that invaded Malaysia in 1941
Japan
Asian leader whose brother was assassinated in Kuala Lumpur in 2017
Kim Jong-un
Guerrilla war fought against the Communist forces
Malayan Emergency
Country in which Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down by separatists
Ukraine
Sultanate that controlled the Borneon part of Malaysia between 1368–1888
Sultanate of Brunei
International body Malaysia co-founded with its neighbours in 1967
ASEAN
Name used by Greek and Roman geographers to refer to the Malay Peninsula
Golden Chersonese
Former prime minister arrested in 2018 for corruption
Najib Razak
Country that captured the region of Malacca in 1511 – important in the spice trade
Portugal
Fashion designer known for handmade women's shoes – founded his company in 1996
Jimmy Choo
Politician who was the leading force in making Malaysia into a major industrial power
Mahathir Mohamad
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