World Cultures (Korean War)

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  • 1. 
    On what continent can both North and South Korea be found on?
  • 2. 
    Which of the following seas is neither North or South Korea located next to?
    • A. 

      Korean Sea

    • B. 

      Yellow Sea

    • C. 

      Sea of Japan

  • 3. 
    North Korea remained communist while South Korea remained protected by the United States and United Nations at the time the Korean War began.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Who was the leader of North Korea at the time the Korean War began?
  • 5. 
    In which of the following countries was Mao Zedong born in?
    • A. 

      Japan

    • B. 

      Korea

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      United States

  • 6. 
    Who was the leader of South Korea at the time the Korean War began?
  • 7. 
    At the time of Koreas governmental elections Chiang Kai-shek was expected to win according to Americans but was defeated by Mao Zedong.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What type of government was Mao Zedong expected to impliment into North Korea, and more than likely, South Korea as well?
  • 9. 
    Which of the following countries had no control or influence of Korea at any point leading up to the Korean War?
    • A. 

      United States

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      China

  • 10. 
    What title is given to the imaginary line that created a split of Korea?
  • 11. 
    According to the powerpoint and many Americans, the United States startedthe Korean War when they crossed the 38th parallel into North Korea.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Which American general is credited for his heroic actions in Korea that led directly to the Americans defeat of the North Americans?
  • 13. 
    In what South Korean city did MacArthur land American troops right before trapping the North Koreans along the Korean Straight?
  • 14. 
    Into what South Korean city did General MacArthur and American soldiers trap the invading North Koreans?
  • 15. 
    Even after his brilliant plan and victory at Pusan, General MacArthur begged for permission to chase the North Koreans across the 38th parallel.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    What major reason did the United Nations give for not allowing General MacArthur to pursue to the North Koreans past the 38th parallel?
    • A. 

      Would angry Americans at home

    • B. 

      Would involve China entering the war possibly

    • C. 

      US president was up for reelection and would lose favor

    • D. 

      Peace treaty was being formed to end conflict

  • 17. 
    Who was president of the United States at the time the Korean War conflict began?
  • 18. 
    Who was president of the United States at the time the Korean War conflict ended?
  • 19. 
    United Nation troops obeyed commands and did not cross the 38th parallel in pursuit of the retreating North Koreans.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    China never got involved in the US and UN Korean War conflict.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Which of the following ideas did General MacArthur not have once China entered the conflict?
    • A. 

      Bomb China

    • B. 

      Block all Chinese coastlines

    • C. 

      Retreat from China into neighboring countries

  • 22. 
    What new country to the conflict was the essential reason for General MacArthurs China plans being rejected?