How Much Do You Know About North Korea?

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  • 1. 

    What kind of government is there in North Korea

    • A.

      Democracy

    • B.

      Dictatorship

    • C.

      Monarchy

    • D.

      Totalitarian

    Correct Answer
    B. Dictatorship
    Explanation
    North Korea is known for having a dictatorship government. This means that all political power and decision-making is concentrated in the hands of one individual, the supreme leader. In North Korea's case, this is currently Kim Jong-un. The government exercises strict control over all aspects of the country, including the economy, media, and daily life of its citizens. There is no political opposition or freedom of speech, and human rights violations are prevalent. The dictatorship in North Korea is characterized by a cult of personality surrounding the supreme leader and a centralized, authoritarian rule.

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  • 2. 

    North Korea has had 4 generations of dictatorship?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    North Korea has not had 4 generations of dictatorship. The country has been under the rule of the Kim family since its establishment in 1948. The first leader, Kim Il-sung, ruled until his death in 1994. He was succeeded by his son, Kim Jong-il, who ruled until his death in 2011. The current leader, Kim Jong-un, is the grandson of Kim Il-sung and the son of Kim Jong-il. Therefore, there have only been three generations of dictatorship in North Korea.

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  • 3. 

    North and South Korea split because...

    • A.

      They felt like it

    • B.

      They had an ongoing war, the north wanted communism while the south wanted democracy and in the end, no one could win

    • C.

      They hated each other

    • D.

      The UN deciided to make them split up

    Correct Answer
    B. They had an ongoing war, the north wanted communism while the south wanted democracy and in the end, no one could win
    Explanation
    The split between North and South Korea occurred due to an ongoing war and ideological differences. The North wanted communism, while the South wanted democracy. This clash of ideologies led to a division that could not be resolved, as neither side was willing to compromise. The war resulted in a stalemate, and ultimately, no one could emerge as the clear winner, solidifying the separation between the two regions.

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  • 4. 

    Which is the North Korean flag?

    Correct Answer
    B.
    Explanation
    The North Korean flag is a rectangular flag with a red field and a blue-colored border. In the center of the flag, there is a white-colored disk with a red five-pointed star inside it. The red color on the flag symbolizes communism and revolution, while the blue border represents sovereignty and peace. The white disk with the red star represents the country's leadership and the socialist ideology.

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  • 5. 

    The capital city is...

    • A.

      Hwanghaebuk-do

    • B.

      Chagang-do

    • C.

      Pyŏngyang

    • D.

      Kangwon-do

    Correct Answer
    C. Pyŏngyang
    Explanation
    Pyŏngyang is the correct answer because it is the capital city. Hwanghaebuk-do, Chagang-do, and Kangwon-do are all provinces in North Korea, but Pyŏngyang is the capital city of the country.

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  • 6. 

    What are Civil Rights?

    • A.

      The rights to speaking another language

    • B.

      The rights to form political parties behind the back of the government

    • C.

      The rights of citizens to political and social freedom and equality

    Correct Answer
    C. The rights of citizens to political and social freedom and equality
    Explanation
    Civil rights refer to the fundamental rights and freedoms that are granted to citizens in order to ensure their political and social freedom, as well as equality. These rights are essential for maintaining a democratic society and include the right to vote, freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and equal treatment under the law. Civil rights protect individuals from discrimination and ensure that everyone has the opportunity to participate fully in society regardless of their race, gender, religion, or other characteristics.

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  • 7. 

    What rights are being violated?  Freedom of...

    Correct Answer
    Movement
    Religion
    Press
    Speech
    Assembley
    Explanation
    The rights being violated in this scenario are freedom of movement, religion, press, speech, and assembly. These are fundamental rights that are protected in many democratic societies. Violating these rights can restrict individuals' ability to move freely, practice their religion, express their opinions through the press and speech, and assemble peacefully. These rights are essential for the functioning of a free and democratic society, and any infringement upon them can be seen as a violation of individual liberties.

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