How Much Do You Know About South Korea?

10 Questions
How Much Do You Know About South Korea?

South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (abbreviated ROK), is a sovereign state in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula. Do you know enough to pass this test? Let’s find out!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    College Scholastic Ability Test was made official when?
    • A. 

      1994

    • B. 

      1995

    • C. 

      1996

    • D. 

      1997

  • 2. 
    What is the most popular sport in Korea?
    • A. 

      Basketball

    • B. 

      T'aekwondo

    • C. 

      Tennis

    • D. 

      Karate

  • 3. 
    What is the name of the traditional Korean costume?
    • A. 

      Sari

    • B. 

      Kimono

    • C. 

      Hanbok

    • D. 

      Dragon robe

  • 4. 
    What is a 'National Living Treasure'?
    • A. 

      A rare type of conifer in the north-west of Korea

    • B. 

      A black-billed magpie

    • C. 

      An occupant of the Korean National Zoo

    • D. 

      A performer or craftsman

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Pieces of chicken with herbs

    • B. 

      A curried lamb dish

    • C. 

      A soup with seafood in it

    • D. 

      A spicy vegetable dish

  • 6. 
    When do Koreans celebrate their birthdays?
    • A. 

      Taeborum - First full moon

    • B. 

      Lunar New Year's Day

    • C. 

      Ch'usok - Harvest Moon Festival

    • D. 

      Ch'ilsok - Seventh day of the seventh month

  • 7. 
    Which Korean city hosted the Asian Games in 2002?
    • A. 

      Seoul

    • B. 

      Seogwipo

    • C. 

      Busan

    • D. 

      Ulsan

  • 8. 
    What is the Korean word for the South Korean national flag?
    • A. 

      Chunggukki

    • B. 

      Keungukki

    • C. 

      Minjuki

    • D. 

      Taegukki

  • 9. 
    Which city in Korea is nicknamed 'Korea's Silicon Valley'?
    • A. 

      Daejeon

    • B. 

      Busan

    • C. 

      Ulsan

    • D. 

      Osan

  • 10. 
    What is the European name for the island of Jeju (Cheju)?
    • A. 

      Isle Tropique

    • B. 

      Quelpart

    • C. 

      Lyon's Rocks

    • D. 

      Tamla