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Korean War

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  • Q1
    The Korean War started in:
    1952
    1948
    1950
    1951
    30s
  • Q2
    Which part of Korea was communist?
    North
    West
    East
    South
    30s
  • Q3
    North Korea was backed by:
    China
    China and the USSR
    USSR
    U.S.A.
    30s
  • Q4
    The border between North and South Korea is the:
    Seoul
    30th Parellel
    38th Parallel
    40th Parallel
    30s
  • Q5
    Which word best describes the result of the Korean War?
    U.S. victory
    stalemate
    casualty
    North Korean victory
    30s
  • Q6
    What was the goal of the Korean War?
    Defeat North Korea
    Contain communism to the North
    Contain communism to the South
    Get rid of communism in the North
    30s
  • Q7
    Which of the following events came first?
    North Korea pushes the U.N. forces to the southeastern part of the Korean peninsula
    The U.N. recaptures Seoul
    China enters the war
    An armistice is signed
    30s
  • Q8
    Which of the following countries became communist in 1949, worrying the U.S. that communism was not being "contained"?
    Russia
    Vietnam
    North Korea
    China
    30s
  • Q9
    The United States troops fought with the _________________________ against North Korea during the Korean War
    NATO
    Russians
    United Nations
    Chinese
    30s
  • Q10
    The Korean War got "out of hand" when __________________ entered the war.
    Russia
    China
    The U.S.
    Germany
    30s
  • Q11
    America underestimated the _________________________ when they got involved in the Korean War.
    North Koreans
    Chinese
    Russians
    Germans
    30s
  • Q12
    The Chinese were supplied modern weapons by the ____________________ to fight against the U.N. troops.
    Japanese
    Vietnamese
    North Koreans
    Russians
    30s
  • Q13
    Which of the following U.S. generals was "fired" during the Korean War?
    Nimitz
    McArthur
    Eisenhower
    Levine
    30s
  • Q14
    How did the Korean War escalate to "get out of control"?
    The Americans tried to "contain" communism tot he North
    The Americans tried to "get rid" of communism from the North
    The Americans invaded Vietnam
    The Americans invaded China
    30s

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