Tang Soo Do Advanced Dan Pre-Test

200 Questions
Tang Soo Do Advanced Dan Pre-test

Written test requirement to pass e dan test and above. 200 questions to test your mental agility. Have fun, good luck, and Tang Soo!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Formal name of Tang Soo Do is:
    • A. 

      Soo Bahk Ki

    • B. 

      Soo Bahk Do

    • C. 

      Mu Duk Kwan

    • D. 

      Tae Kwon Do

  • 2. 
    The founder of Moo Duk Kwan is:
    • A. 

      Kwan Byung Yun

    • B. 

      Nam Suk Lee

    • C. 

      Hwang Kee

    • D. 

      Sang Sup Chun

  • 3. 
    The first World Tang Soo Do Association World Championship tournament was held in:
    • A. 

      1982

    • B. 

      1983

    • C. 

      1979

    • D. 

      1986

  • 4. 
    The ______ Dynasty was founded in 37 B.C.
    • A. 

      Yi

    • B. 

      Silla

    • C. 

      Paekche

    • D. 

      Koguryo

  • 5. 
    The Charter onvention for the World Tang Soo Association took place in ___________________ on _______________.
    • A. 

      Burlington, NJ; November 12-13th 1983

    • B. 

      Philadelphia, PA; November 13-14th, 1987

    • C. 

      Philadelphia, PA; November 13-14th, 1982

    • D. 

      Trenton, NJ; November 12-13th, 1984

  • 6. 
    The man who is credited with reorganizing our present day Pyung Ahn forms into what they resemble today is:
    • A. 

      Master Shin

    • B. 

      Master Bong

    • C. 

      Master Itosu

    • D. 

      Master Chang

  • 7. 
    The Dynasty founded in 18 B.C. is:
    • A. 

      Yi

    • B. 

      Paekche

    • C. 

      Silla

    • D. 

      Koguryo

  • 8. 
    The major group of aristocrats who developed the martial arts was:
    • A. 

      Mooyae Dobo Tongji

    • B. 

      Won Kwang

    • C. 

      Tae Keuk Ki

    • D. 

      Hwa Rang Dan

  • 9. 
    The five codes of Tang Soo Do were written by a monk named:
    • A. 

      Wang Kun

    • B. 

      When Jok

    • C. 

      Won Kwan

    • D. 

      Weh Kong

  • 10. 
    In 1968 Grandmaster Jae C. Shin came to the U.S. as a representative of the ____________Association.
    • A. 

      World Tang Soo Do

    • B. 

      Korean Soo Bahk Do

    • C. 

      Moo Duk Kwan

    • D. 

      World Soo Bak Ki

  • 11. 
    The Korean national sport is:
    • A. 

      Tang Soo Do

    • B. 

      Moo Duk Kwarn

    • C. 

      Tae Kwon Do

    • D. 

      Tai Chi Chuan

  • 12. 
    In 1968 Granmaster Shin formed the:
    • A. 

      The World Tang Soo Do Association

    • B. 

      United States Tang Soo Do Federation

    • C. 

      World Tang Soo Do Federation

    • D. 

      United States Association of Tang Soo Do

  • 13. 
    The Tang Dynasty of _______ has greatly influnced the style of Tang Soo Do.
    • A. 

      Korea

    • B. 

      Okinawa

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      Japan

  • 14. 
    Grandmaster Shin's first school in the United States was located in:
    • A. 

      Burlington, NJ

    • B. 

      New York, NY

    • C. 

      Philadelphia, PA

    • D. 

      Baltimore, MD

  • 15. 
    The new kingdom after the Silla Dynasty was overthrown was called:
    • A. 

      Koryo

    • B. 

      Koguryo

    • C. 

      Paek Che

    • D. 

      Pyong Yang

  • 16. 
    Grandmaster Shin holds a master's degree in:
    • A. 

      Health

    • B. 

      History

    • C. 

      Science

    • D. 

      Political Science

  • 17. 
    The association symbol was adopted in:
    • A. 

      1936

    • B. 

      1790

    • C. 

      1982

    • D. 

      1968

  • 18. 
    The occupation of Korea by the Japanese military took placed from:
    • A. 

      1809-1850

    • B. 

      1890-1920

    • C. 

      1909-1945

    • D. 

      1915-1948

  • 19. 
    Grandmaster Shin was recruited into the Korean Air Foce in:
    • A. 

      1952

    • B. 

      1968

    • C. 

      1958

    • D. 

      1960

  • 20. 
    The Chief monk who welcomed Grandmaster Shin to the Shaolin Temple in 1984 was:
    • A. 

      Hang Jin

    • B. 

      Hwa Rang

    • C. 

      Hang Jung

    • D. 

      Wang Kun

  • 21. 
    The Yi Dynasty was founded in ________ and lasted ________.
    • A. 

      1392AD/500 years

    • B. 

      386AD/250 years

    • C. 

      1470AD/400 years

    • D. 

      500AD/100 years

  • 22. 
    The formal name of Tang Soo Do is:
    • A. 

      Moo Duk Kwan

    • B. 

      Soo Bahk Ki

    • C. 

      Chi Do Kwan

    • D. 

      Yn Moo Kwan

  • 23. 
    Kwan Chang Nim received his degree at:
    • A. 

      Seoul University

    • B. 

      Korea University

    • C. 

      Do Bohk College

    • D. 

      University of Pusan

  • 24. 
    The first complete book of the martial arts, the "Mooyae Dobo Tongji", was written in:
    • A. 

      600 BC

    • B. 

      600 AD

    • C. 

      935 AD

    • D. 

      1790 AD

  • 25. 
    The first Moo Duk Kwan dojang was founded in:
    • A. 

      Seoul, Korea

    • B. 

      Philadelphia, PA

    • C. 

      Burlington, NJ

    • D. 

      Pusan, Korea

  • 26. 
    Of the three ancient kingdoms of Korea, the kingdom closest to the China border was:
    • A. 

      Paek Che

    • B. 

      Pyongyang

    • C. 

      Koguryo

    • D. 

      Silla

  • 27. 
    Martial arts originated...
    • A. 

      In China

    • B. 

      In Japan

    • C. 

      Korea

    • D. 

      In all parts of the world as needed by primitive peoples

  • 28. 
    Tang Soo Do can be traced back to a time when Korea was divided into ___ kingdoms.
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      6

  • 29. 
    In 668 AD, the dynasty that united the kingdoms of Korea was the
    • A. 

      Tang

    • B. 

      Silla

    • C. 

      Koryo

    • D. 

      Koguryo

  • 30. 
    The dobohk can be traced to:
    • A. 

      600 BC in Manchuria

    • B. 

      1000 BC in China

    • C. 

      600 AD in Korea

    • D. 

      1200 AD in Japan

  • 31. 
    Grandmaster Shin began his training at the age of 12, at the _____ central gym:
    • A. 

      Osan Moo Kwan

    • B. 

      Seoul World Tang Soo Do

    • C. 

      Seoul Moo Duk Kwan

    • D. 

      Pusan Moo Duk Kwan

  • 32. 
    In 1968 "Black Belt" magazine honored Grandmaster Shin with a chapter devoted to him in the book:
    • A. 

      "20th Century Warriors"

    • B. 

      "Famous Fighters"

    • C. 

      "Warriors of the World"

    • D. 

      "American Warriors"

  • 33. 
    The year Grandmaster Shin was born was:
    • A. 

      1926

    • B. 

      1930

    • C. 

      1936

    • D. 

      1940

  • 34. 
    The warlord who let the overthrow of the Silla Dynasty was:
    • A. 

      Wang Kun

    • B. 

      Wang Kee

    • C. 

      Won Kwang

    • D. 

      Song Jang

  • 35. 
    What is Grandmaster Shin's date of birth?
    • A. 

      December 20, 1936

    • B. 

      January 12, 1936

    • C. 

      May 31, 1936

    • D. 

      October 31, 1936

  • 36. 
    In what year was KMAI founded?
    • A. 

      1990

    • B. 

      1988

    • C. 

      1984

    • D. 

      1986

  • 37. 
    The ultimate goal of Tang Soo Do is:
    • A. 

      Killing

    • B. 

      Peace

    • C. 

      Self-defense

    • D. 

      Nature

  • 38. 
    The ultimate objective of the skilled disciple of martial arts is:
    • A. 

      To kill your opponent

    • B. 

      To obtain victory without combat

    • C. 

      Win at all costs

    • D. 

      Injure your opponent

  • 39. 
    The three purposes of Tang Soo Do training are health, to become a better person and:
    • A. 

      Integrity

    • B. 

      Self-defense

    • C. 

      Justice

    • D. 

      Competition

  • 40. 
    In the Association flag what does the flying side kick represent?
    • A. 

      Jae C. Shin

    • B. 

      Whole person concept

    • C. 

      Flashy kick

    • D. 

      Black belt

  • 41. 
    The ultimate goal of Tang Soo Do is represented by:
    • A. 

      Master's belt

    • B. 

      Flying side kick

    • C. 

      Globe

    • D. 

      Stars

  • 42. 
    Black belt represents a stage where:
    • A. 

      We see the speedy development of youth

    • B. 

      A student's power and techniques begin to bloom and ripen

    • C. 

      A student begins a new path leading up through the ranks of true mastery

    • D. 

      Our Tang Soo Do knowledge begins to reveal itself

  • 43. 
    Which of the following is one of the ten attributes of Black belt?
    • A. 

      Justice

    • B. 

      Nature

    • C. 

      Heritage

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 44. 
    When you take the Black Belt Oath, you swear to:
    • A. 

      Act "in accordance with the invincible spirit of Tang Soo Do"

    • B. 

      "follow all WTSDA rules and regulations"

    • C. 

      "uphold the pride of Black Belt"

    • D. 

      "maintain "all out effort"

  • 45. 
    We strive to be of better character through:
    • A. 

      Kicking and punching

    • B. 

      Meditation and training

    • C. 

      Endurance and hard work

    • D. 

      Practice and integrity

  • 46. 
    Sang Dan Mahk Ki is:
    • A. 

      High block

    • B. 

      Middle knife hand

    • C. 

      Inside/outside block

    • D. 

      High knife hand block

  • 47. 
    The word for hook kick is:
    • A. 

      Dwi hu ryo cha ki

    • B. 

      Yup hu ryo cha ki

    • C. 

      Dwi tollyo cha ki

    • D. 

      Yup tollyo cha ki

  • 48. 
    Ill Soo Sik Dae Ryun is:
    • A. 

      Free sparring

    • B. 

      Beginner

    • C. 

      One-step sparing

    • D. 

      By the count

  • 49. 
    The stance we use in strike center punch is:
    • A. 

      Kee ma ja seh

    • B. 

      Chun kul ja seh

    • C. 

      Hu ku ja seh

    • D. 

      Sa ko rip ja seh

  • 50. 
    Internal power exercise is:
    • A. 

      Weh Kong

    • B. 

      Shim Kong

    • C. 

      Nae kong

    • D. 

      Shi Sun

  • 51. 
    The first technique in Sae Kye Hyung Il Bu is:
    • A. 

      Sang dan mahk ki

    • B. 

      Choong dan kong kyuck

    • C. 

      Ha dan mahk ki

    • D. 

      Choong dan mahk ki

  • 52. 
    Soo do is:
    • A. 

      Spear hand

    • B. 

      Ridge hand

    • C. 

      Knife hand

    • D. 

      Center punch

  • 53. 
    Diagonal kick is called:
    • A. 

      Bit cha ki

    • B. 

      Yup cha ki

    • C. 

      Ahp cha ki

    • D. 

      Cchik ki

  • 54. 
    Kwan Soo is:
    • A. 

      Spear hand

    • B. 

      Ridge hand

    • C. 

      Knife hand

    • D. 

      Center punch

  • 55. 
    Knife hand, reverse punch in fighting stance is:
    • A. 

      Yuk soo

    • B. 

      Yuk soo do

    • C. 

      Soo do

    • D. 

      Yuk jin

  • 56. 
    Confirming your oath of devotion to the martial arts is called:
    • A. 

      Moo shim

    • B. 

      Moo rope

    • C. 

      Ipjuk

    • D. 

      Up chuck

  • 57. 
    Two hand block with fighting stance is:
    • A. 

      Chun kul ssang soo

    • B. 

      Kee ma kwan soo

    • C. 

      Hu kul kwan soo

    • D. 

      Hu kul ssang soo

  • 58. 
    Shi jak:
    • A. 

      Stop

    • B. 

      By the count

    • C. 

      Begin

    • D. 

      Without the count

  • 59. 
    E Dan Tollyo Cha Ki is:
    • A. 

      Jump roundhouse kick

    • B. 

      Jump spinning back kick

    • C. 

      Front kick

    • D. 

      Jump side kick

  • 60. 
    The name of the Association flag is:
    • A. 

      Kuk Gi

    • B. 

      Hyup Hoi Ki

    • C. 

      Bul Go Gi

    • D. 

      Tae Keuk Ki

  • 61. 
    Back fist is:
    • A. 

      Jang kwon

    • B. 

      Jung kwon

    • C. 

      Kap kwan

    • D. 

      Kwan soo

  • 62. 
    Ho Sin Sul is:
    • A. 

      Breaking

    • B. 

      Self defense

    • C. 

      Free sparring

    • D. 

      One-steps

  • 63. 
    The first technique in Sae Kye Hung Sam Bu is:
    • A. 

      Sang dan mahk ki

    • B. 

      Ha dan mahk ki

    • C. 

      Yup mahk ki

    • D. 

      Choog dan kong kyuck

  • 64. 
    The term Ba Ro means:
    • A. 

      Sit

    • B. 

      Meditation

    • C. 

      Attention

    • D. 

      Return

  • 65. 
    Muk Yum means:
    • A. 

      Meditation

    • B. 

      Attention

    • C. 

      Sit

    • D. 

      Bow

  • 66. 
    The Korean term for turn is:
    • A. 

      Shi jak

    • B. 

      Tora

    • C. 

      Ku Ryung

    • D. 

      Shio

  • 67. 
    To perform hyung you need to demonstrate:
    • A. 

      Chung Shin Tong Il

    • B. 

      Ko Hwan

    • C. 

      Moo Roope

    • D. 

      I Ma

  • 68. 
    When we describe the concept of empty mind, we call it::
    • A. 

      In neh

    • B. 

      Moo shim

    • C. 

      Ipjuk

    • D. 

      Moo shoo pok

  • 69. 
    When calling a class to attention you use the word:
    • A. 

      Cha ryut

    • B. 

      Cha ki

    • C. 

      Choon bee

    • D. 

      Kyung yet

  • 70. 
    When you clear your mind before and after class we call this:
    • A. 

      Muk yum

    • B. 

      Moo roope

    • C. 

      Da ri

    • D. 

      Ipjuk

  • 71. 
    The technique we use in one-step sparring number eight after the knife hand block is called:
    • A. 

      Ko hwan

    • B. 

      Pahl koop

    • C. 

      Ahp cha ki

    • D. 

      Moo roope

  • 72. 
    A temporary oral rank granted by Kwan Chang Nim is called:
    • A. 

      Choo Chun gup

    • B. 

      Yu Dan gup

    • C. 

      Im Shi Gup

    • D. 

      Dix E Gup

  • 73. 
    Being humble is important in developing your character. In Korean we call humility:
    • A. 

      Chon kyung

    • B. 

      Kyum son

    • C. 

      In neh

    • D. 

      Cha ryut

  • 74. 
    To increase the power in punches, blocks and kicks you must turn your hips and:
    • A. 

      Hur ri

    • B. 

      Bahl

    • C. 

      Mok

    • D. 

      Moo roope

  • 75. 
    Yu Dan Ja means:
    • A. 

      Gup holder

    • B. 

      Color belt holder

    • C. 

      Black belt holder

    • D. 

      Senior belt holder

  • 76. 
    The concept of opposing but complimentary forces is represented by the symbol called:
    • A. 

      Tae keuk ki

    • B. 

      Um yang

    • C. 

      Kukgi

    • D. 

      Hyup hoi ki

  • 77. 
    To execute a hung correctly you need to possess speed, power, balance, kihap and:
    • A. 

      Shi sun

    • B. 

      Shi jak

    • C. 

      Sang dan

    • D. 

      Soo do

  • 78. 
    The word for vital point is:
    • A. 

      Dan jun

    • B. 

      Ko dan ja

    • C. 

      Ko hwan

    • D. 

      Kup so

  • 79. 
    The Korean term for the foot is:
    • A. 

      Pahl

    • B. 

      Bahl

    • C. 

      Mok

    • D. 

      Tuck

  • 80. 
    When you command the students to "tora", they should:
    • A. 

      Turn

    • B. 

      Bow

    • C. 

      Meditate

    • D. 

      Relax

  • 81. 
    Ko Hwan refers to the:
    • A. 

      Philtrum

    • B. 

      Low abdomen

    • C. 

      Forehead

    • D. 

      Groin

  • 82. 
    The Korean name for the chin is:
    • A. 

      I Ma

    • B. 

      Tuck

    • C. 

      Myung Chi

    • D. 

      Mok

  • 83. 
    Myung Chi refers to:
    • A. 

      Forehead

    • B. 

      Leg

    • C. 

      Solar plexus

    • D. 

      Fist

  • 84. 
    Il Soo Sik Dae Ryung refers to:
    • A. 

      Free sparring

    • B. 

      Beginner

    • C. 

      One step-sparring

    • D. 

      By the count

  • 85. 
    Ahneso Phaku Ro Mahk Ki means:
    • A. 

      Warm-ups and forms

    • B. 

      Forms and one-steps

    • C. 

      Outside to inside block

    • D. 

      Inside to outside block

  • 86. 
    The philtrum, groin, knee and shin are a few examples of:
    • A. 

      Kup so

    • B. 

      Kyuck

    • C. 

      Kukgi

    • D. 

      Shim sa

  • 87. 
    Hur Ri refers to:
    • A. 

      Elbow

    • B. 

      Knee

    • C. 

      Waist

    • D. 

      Chin

  • 88. 
    Horse riding stance is:
    • A. 

      Sa ko rip ja seh

    • B. 

      Hu kul ja seh

    • C. 

      Kee ma ja seh

    • D. 

      Choon bee ja seh

  • 89. 
    Middle section punch is:
    • A. 

      Choong dan kong kyuck

    • B. 

      Chun kul ssang soo

    • C. 

      Choong dan yup mahk ki

    • D. 

      Juk jin

  • 90. 
    Dwi hu ryo cha ki is:
    • A. 

      Spinning back kick

    • B. 

      Wheel kick

    • C. 

      Hook kick

    • D. 

      Front stretch kick

  • 91. 
    Neck is:
    • A. 

      Mok

    • B. 

      Chu mok

    • C. 

      Moo roope

    • D. 

      Pahl koop

  • 92. 
    The two Korean terms that may be used for "hand" are soo and:
    • A. 

      Sohn

    • B. 

      Pahl

    • C. 

      Bahl

    • D. 

      Yuk soo do

  • 93. 
    To instruck students to do a form "by the count", you would say:
    • A. 

      Ku ryung up shi

    • B. 

      Kyung yet

    • C. 

      Ky ryung e mat cho so

    • D. 

      Kyuck pa

  • 94. 
    If a student's belt came untied during class, you would instruct him to fix his:
    • A. 

      Soo ki

    • B. 

      Dee

    • C. 

      Ilgol

    • D. 

      Jok ki

  • 95. 
    Dan and Gup testing is:
    • A. 

      Shim sa

    • B. 

      Shi jak

    • C. 

      In neh

    • D. 

      Cho bo ja

  • 96. 
    Shi Sun means
    • A. 

      Meditation

    • B. 

      Focus of the eyes

    • C. 

      Begin free sparring

    • D. 

      External power exercise

  • 97. 
    Chun Shin Tong IL means:
    • A. 

      Humility

    • B. 

      Balance

    • C. 

      Concentration

    • D. 

      Endurance

  • 98. 
    Respect is:
    • A. 

      Kyum son

    • B. 

      Chung shim

    • C. 

      Chon kyung

    • D. 

      Muk yum

  • 99. 
    The word "bae", as in sun bae and hu bae means:
    • A. 

      Member

    • B. 

      Technique

    • C. 

      Attitude

    • D. 

      Tradition

  • 100. 
    The name of the World Tang Soo Do Association flag is:
    • A. 

      Hyup hoi ki

    • B. 

      Kuk gi

    • C. 

      Tae keuk ki

    • D. 

      Tae kyun

  • 101. 
    The name of the Korean flag is:
    • A. 

      Kukgi bae rye

    • B. 

      Hyup hoi ki

    • C. 

      Pahl put ki

    • D. 

      Tae keuk ki

  • 102. 
    Ki cho woon dong is:
    • A. 

      Basic technique exercise

    • B. 

      Form or pattern

    • C. 

      Free sparring

    • D. 

      Breaking

  • 103. 
    Ja yu dae ryun is:
    • A. 

      Self-defense techniques

    • B. 

      One step sparring

    • C. 

      Free sparring

    • D. 

      Breaking

  • 104. 
    Kyuck pa is:
    • A. 

      Breaking

    • B. 

      Block

    • C. 

      Yell

    • D. 

      Attach

  • 105. 
    Nae kong is:
    • A. 

      Internal power exercise

    • B. 

      External power exercise

    • C. 

      Spiritual power exercise

    • D. 

      Focus of eyes

  • 106. 
    Weh kong is:
    • A. 

      Internal power exercise

    • B. 

      External power exercise

    • C. 

      Spiritual power exercise

    • D. 

      Focus of eyes

  • 107. 
    Shim kong is
    • A. 

      Internal power exercise

    • B. 

      External power exercise

    • C. 

      Spiritual power exercise

    • D. 

      Focus of eyes

  • 108. 
    Yuk soo do is:
    • A. 

      Heel of palm

    • B. 

      Knife hand

    • C. 

      Ridge hand

    • D. 

      Spear hand

  • 109. 
    Kwan soo is:
    • A. 

      Fore fist

    • B. 

      Back fist

    • C. 

      Ridge hand

    • D. 

      Spear hand

  • 110. 
    Soo ki is:
    • A. 

      Foot technique

    • B. 

      Hand technique

    • C. 

      Self-defense

    • D. 

      Spear hand

  • 111. 
    Bahl cha ki choon bee is:
    • A. 

      Relax

    • B. 

      Rest

    • C. 

      Begin

    • D. 

      Ready for kick

  • 112. 
    Bahl poto oly ki is:
    • A. 

      Ready for kick

    • B. 

      Side stretch kick

    • C. 

      Front kick

    • D. 

      Front stretch kick

  • 113. 
    I Ma refers to:
    • A. 

      Forehead

    • B. 

      Solar plexus

    • C. 

      Chin

    • D. 

      Fist

  • 114. 
    The region of the WTSDA that we are located in is:
    • A. 

      Region 1

    • B. 

      Region 5

    • C. 

      Region 8

    • D. 

      Region 12

  • 115. 
    When setting up a dojang Grandmaster Shin's picture should be hung:
    • A. 

      Next to the host country's flag

    • B. 

      Next to the association flag

    • C. 

      Next to the Korean flag

    • D. 

      Above the Korean flag

  • 116. 
    On the WTSDA flag, the red circle represents;
    • A. 

      The planet Earth

    • B. 

      The universal concept of sharing

    • C. 

      Brotherhood and unity

    • D. 

      The um in um/yang

  • 117. 
    In a typical sixty minute class as described in the Dan manual the amount of time you should spend on hyungs is:
    • A. 

      10 minutes

    • B. 

      15 minutes

    • C. 

      5 minutes

    • D. 

      20 minutes

  • 118. 
    The six stars on the WTSDA symbol represent:
    • A. 

      The 6 inhabited continents

    • B. 

      6 years to black belt

    • C. 

      6 kingdoms in Korea

    • D. 

      6 colored belts

  • 119. 
    Stundents should arrive at least _______ minutes before class is scheduled to start:
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      There is no specific recommended time

  • 120. 
    A special delegate from the WTSDA should wear:
    • A. 

      Blue pants & blue jacket

    • B. 

      Grey pants & blue jacket

    • C. 

      Beige pants & blue jacket

    • D. 

      Black pants & blue jacket

  • 121. 
    To be certified as an instructor in the WTSDA, you must:
    • A. 

      Be a WTSA certified Black Belt in good standing

    • B. 

      Like to teach

    • C. 

      Be a great technician

    • D. 

      Have at least 24 months training

  • 122. 
    The Blue belt (Cho Dan Bo) is analogous with:
    • A. 

      New growth

    • B. 

      Blood, life, energy

    • C. 

      Maturity, respect, honor

    • D. 

      Power, stability, wisdom

  • 123. 
    In the WTSDA belt system, Black belt represents:
    • A. 

      Sincerity

    • B. 

      Honor

    • C. 

      Respect

    • D. 

      Wisdom

  • 124. 
    At the WTSDA Charter Convention, all of the following things happened EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      A new constitution was passed

    • B. 

      Master Jae C. Shin was recognized as the Grandmaster

    • C. 

      Plans for the WTSDA's first offical trip to China were completed

    • D. 

      The uniform and belt system was revised

  • 125. 
    At the time of the Charter Convention, the WTSDA had ______Charter members:
    • A. 

      24

    • B. 

      164

    • C. 

      753

    • D. 

      1213

  • 126. 
    The three mottos of the WTSDA are:
    • A. 

      Traditionalism, Training, Justice

    • B. 

      Brotherhood, Justice, Virtue

    • C. 

      Professionalism, Loyalty, Justice

    • D. 

      Traditionalism, Professionalism, Brotherhood

  • 127. 
    Currently the WTSDA has approximately _____ member countries worldwide:
    • A. 

      Fewer than 15

    • B. 

      Between 15 and 20

    • C. 

      Between 21 and 60

    • D. 

      More than 60

  • 128. 
    Currently, the WTSDA has approximately ______ members around the world:
    • A. 

      More than 20,000

    • B. 

      More than 50,000

    • C. 

      More than 75,000

    • D. 

      More than 100,000

  • 129. 
    To become a certified instructor of the WTSDA, a Black Belt must meet all of the qualifications and be at least ____ years old:
    • A. 

      16

    • B. 

      18

    • C. 

      21

    • D. 

      25

    • E. 

      No minimum required age

  • 130. 
    Once granted, an instructor's certificate is valid:
    • A. 

      For 6 months

    • B. 

      For one year

    • C. 

      For two years

    • D. 

      Until your next rank promotion

    • E. 

      As long as you keep training

  • 131. 
    The only markings permitted on the do bohk are studio identification markings, the WTSDA patc, WTSDA World Championship patches and:
    • A. 

      The Korean and national flags

    • B. 

      Non-WTSDA merit awards (such as Boy Scout or Girl Scout patches)

    • C. 

      Patches for national symbols (national bird, national flower, etc)

    • D. 

      A and c are permitted

  • 132. 
    To test for E Dan, an applicant must be at least ____ years old:
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      There is no minimum age requirement

  • 133. 
    An E Dan who is a certified instructor is called:
    • A. 

      Ko Dan Ja

    • B. 

      Cho Ja Ba

    • C. 

      Boo Sah Bum Nim

    • D. 

      Kyo Sa Nim

  • 134. 
    The probationary period for a new E Dan is a minimum of ____ months:
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      18

  • 135. 
    Offical and certified ranks of the WTSDA include:
    • A. 

      Honorary rank

    • B. 

      Recommended rank

    • C. 

      Special rank

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 136. 
    The WTSDA's highest attainable rank is 9th Dan, because:
    • A. 

      10th Dan would mean you have reached perfection

    • B. 

      10th Dan is a temporary rank only

    • C. 

      10th Dan is reserved for important figures in history

    • D. 

      10th Dan means you have trained for more than 100 years

  • 137. 
    What is the minimum amount of time to make Cho Dan Bo?
    • A. 

      12 months

    • B. 

      24 months

    • C. 

      18 months

    • D. 

      36 months

  • 138. 
    Upon entering the dojan, students should first:
    • A. 

      Salute the flags

    • B. 

      Bow to instructor

    • C. 

      Recite the Five Codes

    • D. 

      Both a & b

  • 139. 
    When starting class, the following should not be done:
    • A. 

      Cha ryut

    • B. 

      Baro

    • C. 

      Ahn jo

    • D. 

      Kyuck pa

  • 140. 
    When dismissing class, the following should not be done:
    • A. 

      Baro

    • B. 

      Kukgi bae rye

    • C. 

      Kyum son

    • D. 

      Muk yum

  • 141. 
    Black Belts without instructor certification are called:
    • A. 

      Yu Dan Ja

    • B. 

      Shim Sa Kwan Nim

    • C. 

      Kyo Sah Nim

    • D. 

      Sun Bae

  • 142. 
    The rank of a Black Belt may be re-evaluated and he/she may be demoted it:
    • A. 

      He/she becomes lackadaisical in training

    • B. 

      Violates any of the rules/regulations of the WTSDA

    • C. 

      He/she engages in conduct unbecoming a member of the WTSDA

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 143. 
    Which of the following is not a part of the make-up of a class?
    • A. 

      Choon bee woon dong

    • B. 

      Bahl cha ki choon be

    • C. 

      Ho sin sul;

    • D. 

      Tae pack ui poo run ki

  • 144. 
    Which of the following is not a general requirement for instructor certification?
    • A. 

      Must be 18 years or older

    • B. 

      Must be a member in good standing in the WTSDA

    • C. 

      Must be a red belt or higher in rank

    • D. 

      Must conduct self in an exemplary manner inside and outside of the dojang

  • 145. 
    A Sam Dan who is not a certified instructor is called:
    • A. 

      Yu dan ja

    • B. 

      Ko dan ja

    • C. 

      Boo sah bum nim

    • D. 

      Kyo sa nim

  • 146. 
    Which of the following is not  part of the WTSDA traditional dobohk?
    • A. 

      National flag patch

    • B. 

      Studio name

    • C. 

      Instructor patch

    • D. 

      Black belt club patch

  • 147. 
    As a second Dan instructor, you are called:
    • A. 

      Kyo Sa Nim

    • B. 

      Sah Bum Nim

    • C. 

      Kwan Chang Nim

    • D. 

      Boo Sah Bum Nim

  • 148. 
    When demonstrating "Kyuck pa" you are demonstrating:
    • A. 

      Power and focus

    • B. 

      Speed

    • C. 

      How good you are

    • D. 

      Both a & c

  • 149. 
    • A. 

      Uniform

    • B. 

      Way of life

    • C. 

      Block

    • D. 

      Robe or training clothes

  • 150. 
    As a second Dan you are classified as a:
    • A. 

      Class instructor

    • B. 

      Chief instructor

    • C. 

      Instructor trainee

    • D. 

      Senior instructor

  • 151. 
    Which of the following is one of the five codes:
    • A. 

      Self-control

    • B. 

      Honor friendship

    • C. 

      All out effort

    • D. 

      Integrity

  • 152. 
    Which of the following is one of the tenets of Tang Soo Do:
    • A. 

      Serious approach

    • B. 

      Loyalty to country

    • C. 

      Self-control

    • D. 

      No retreat in battle

  • 153. 
    Which of the following is one of the fourteen attitude requirements to master Tang Soo Do:
    • A. 

      Indomitable spirit

    • B. 

      Obedience to parents

    • C. 

      All out effort

    • D. 

      Humility

  • 154. 
    "Obedience to parents" is one of the:
    • A. 

      Tenets

    • B. 

      Attitude requirements

    • C. 

      Purpose of training

    • D. 

      Five codes

  • 155. 
    "Concentration" is one of the:
    • A. 

      Tenets

    • B. 

      Five codes

    • C. 

      Attitude requirements

    • D. 

      Purpose of training

  • 156. 
    "Do not be overly ambitious" is one of the:
    • A. 

      Five codes

    • B. 

      Tenets

    • C. 

      Attitude requirements

    • D. 

      Purpose of training

  • 157. 
    One-step sparring helps demonstrate the sense of:
    • A. 

      Proficiency and rank

    • B. 

      Power

    • C. 

      Ability and respect

    • D. 

      Timing, distance and target

  • 158. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the seven tenets of Tang Soo Do:
    • A. 

      Integrity

    • B. 

      Perserverance

    • C. 

      Humility

    • D. 

      All out effort

  • 159. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the five codes of Tang Soo Do:
    • A. 

      Loyalty to country

    • B. 

      Indomitable spirit

    • C. 

      Honor friendship

    • D. 

      No retreat in battle

  • 160. 
    Ki (internal power) usually resides in our:
    • A. 

      Tuck

    • B. 

      Ko hwan

    • C. 

      Pahl

    • D. 

      Dan jun

  • 161. 
    The two stances used in all three Sae Kye hyungs are hu ku ja seh and:
    • A. 

      Kee ma ja seh

    • B. 

      Sa ko rip ja seh

    • C. 

      Chun kul ja seh

    • D. 

      Yup poda ja seh

  • 162. 
    A mural painting showing two men practicing an early form of Tang Soo Do was drawn on the ceiling of the Muyong Chong tomb of the ______ dynasty:
    • A. 

      Silla

    • B. 

      Tang

    • C. 

      Koguryo

    • D. 

      Paeckche

  • 163. 
    The royal tomb is located in:
    • A. 

      Southern part of Korea

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      Okinawa

    • D. 

      Southern Manchuria

  • 164. 
    The term "hyung" means:
    • A. 

      Frame, pattern or mold that produces an exact reproduction

    • B. 

      Effective fighting techniques

    • C. 

      Techniques for strong spirit and physical endurance

    • D. 

      Meditation in action

  • 165. 
    "Always finish what you start" would be an example of Code number:
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      1

  • 166. 
    According to the fourteen attitude requirements, practice basic techniques:
    • A. 

      Two times a week

    • B. 

      Only as needed

    • C. 

      All the time

    • D. 

      Only in class

  • 167. 
    The word "Tang" in Tang Soo Do refers to:
    • A. 

      Dynasty of China

    • B. 

      Way of life

    • C. 

      Unity & brotherhood

    • D. 

      Empty hand

  • 168. 
    In chun kul ja seh the distribution of weight between the front and back leg should be:
    • A. 

      50/50

    • B. 

      60/40

    • C. 

      80/20

    • D. 

      70/30

  • 169. 
    The first of the 14 attitude requirements says "purpose of training should be inhancement of ______"
    • A. 

      Self-defense skills

    • B. 

      Concentration

    • C. 

      Mental and physical betterment

    • D. 

      Kicking and punching ability

  • 170. 
    Attitude requirement #4 says: "maintain regular and constant ____":
    • A. 

      Attention

    • B. 

      Practice

    • C. 

      Focus

    • D. 

      Effort

  • 171. 
    Attitude requirement #9 says "frequently inspect your own _____":
    • A. 

      Do bohk

    • B. 

      Abilities

    • C. 

      Achievements

    • D. 

      Equipment

  • 172. 
    On the Korean flag, the three solid bars represent:
    • A. 

      Heaven

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Earth

    • D. 

      Fire

  • 173. 
    By not losing your temper in a volatile situation, you are best demonstrating the principle of:
    • A. 

      Integrity

    • B. 

      Concentration

    • C. 

      Perserverance

    • D. 

      Self-control

  • 174. 
    Controlling one's ego best demonstrates the principle of:
    • A. 

      Humility

    • B. 

      Indomitable spirit

    • C. 

      Concentration

    • D. 

      Integrity

  • 175. 
    What comes next in this counting sequence: Il, E, Sam, Sa, Oh, ____?
    • A. 

      Yuk

    • B. 

      Chil

    • C. 

      Ku

    • D. 

      Yodol

  • 176. 
    Tasot refers to the number:
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      7

  • 177. 
    In the term "do jang" the word "jang" means:
    • A. 

      Training

    • B. 

      Place

    • C. 

      Endurance

    • D. 

      Way of life

  • 178. 
    "Sah Bum Nim" means"
    • A. 

      2nd degree black belt

    • B. 

      1st degree black belt

    • C. 

      Teacher

    • D. 

      3rd degree black belt

  • 179. 
    Naihanchi means:
    • A. 

      Low stance

    • B. 

      Knight on horseback

    • C. 

      Fortress

    • D. 

      High Knife hand bock

  • 180. 
    Sip Soo means:
    • A. 

      Ten Fingers

    • B. 

      Plier Hand

    • C. 

      Ten Hands

    • D. 

      Knife Hand

  • 181. 
    The original name for Naihanchi is:
    • A. 

      Paek Che

    • B. 

      Ki Cho

    • C. 

      Pyung Chi

    • D. 

      Nae Bo Jin

  • 182. 
    The original name for Bassai is:
    • A. 

      Pal Che

    • B. 

      Pal Gae

    • C. 

      Nae Bo Jin

    • D. 

      Pyung Cho

  • 183. 
    The Sae Kye hyung were originated in:
    • A. 

      1982

    • B. 

      1987

    • C. 

      1992

    • D. 

      1985

  • 184. 
    There are _____ moves in the Sae Kye hyung:
    • A. 

      18

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      25

  • 185. 
    The bong hyung were adopted in:
    • A. 

      1982

    • B. 

      1987

    • C. 

      1992

    • D. 

      1985

  • 186. 
    Pyung Ahn Sah Dan has ____ number of moves:
    • A. 

      24

    • B. 

      32

    • C. 

      22

    • D. 

      29

  • 187. 
    Pyung Ahn Sam Dan has ___ number of moves:
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      22

    • C. 

      29

    • D. 

      24

  • 188. 
    Pyung Ahn Oh Dan has ___ number of moves:
    • A. 

      29

    • B. 

      27

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      24

  • 189. 
    Bassai means:
    • A. 

      Back and forth movements

    • B. 

      Selection of the best

    • C. 

      World form

    • D. 

      Peace and calm

  • 190. 
    The meaning of the form Jin Do is:
    • A. 

      Forward and backward movement

    • B. 

      Cross techniques

    • C. 

      World form

    • D. 

      Vision of a crane

  • 191. 
    Ro Hai means;
    • A. 

      Forward and backward movement

    • B. 

      Cross techniques

    • C. 

      World form

    • D. 

      Vision of a crane

  • 192. 
    The Bong hyung were created by:
    • A. 

      The instructors of region 8

    • B. 

      Master Yi

    • C. 

      Master Itosu

    • D. 

      Technical Advisory Committee WTSDA

  • 193. 
    The Naihanchi hyung were created during the ____dynasty:
    • A. 

      Song

    • B. 

      Tang

    • C. 

      Silla

    • D. 

      Koguryo

  • 194. 
    Dan Gum Hyung was created in:
    • A. 

      1870

    • B. 

      1982

    • C. 

      1983

    • D. 

      1987

  • 195. 
    The three broken bars on the Korean flag represent:
    • A. 

      Heaven

    • B. 

      Fire

    • C. 

      Earth

    • D. 

      Water

  • 196. 
    The two solid bars with a broken bar in the middle represent:
    • A. 

      Earth

    • B. 

      Fire

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Mountain

  • 197. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the 14 attitude requirements?
    • A. 

      All out effort

    • B. 

      Serious approach

    • C. 

      Obedience to parents

    • D. 

      Do not be overly ambitious

  • 198. 
    Which of the following is NOT a tenet of Tang Soo Do
    • A. 

      Integrity

    • B. 

      Perseverance

    • C. 

      Contribution

    • D. 

      Humility

  • 199. 
    According to the World Tang Soo Do anthem, "From deep within the might mount flows our _____"
    • A. 

      Technique strong

    • B. 

      Kihap strong

    • C. 

      Spirit strong

    • D. 

      Humility strong

  • 200. 
    By being able to overcome any obstacle and never giving up, you are demonstrating the concept of:
    • A. 

      Humility

    • B. 

      Indomitable spirit

    • C. 

      Integrity

    • D. 

      Self control