10 most difficult Korea riddlesKorea quiz
How many emperors ruled Korea?
The Great Korean Empire was proclaimed in October 1897 by Emperor Gojong of the Joseon dynasty. From 1905 onward, Korea became a protectorate of Japan, and in August 1910 the Korean Peninsula was annexed outright by Japan, bringing the Korean Empire and its monarchy to an end and beginning 35 years of Japanese colonial rule in Korea.
In which war did jet aircraft fight each other for the first time?
World War 2
First Indochina War
For the initial months of the war, the P-80 Shooting Star, F9F Panther, and other jets under the UN flag dominated North Korea's prop-driven air force. The Chinese intervention in late October 1950 brought MiG-15 Fagot to battle, one of the world's most advanced jet fighters. MiGs were often steered by well trained Soviet pilots, so the aerial warfare continued till the end of the war.
When was Korea partitioned along the 38th parallel?
in 1910, after the start of Japanese occupation
in 1919, after WW1
in 1945, after WW2
in 1953, after Korean War
The aftermath of World War II left Korea partitioned along the 38th parallel, with the north under Soviet occupation and the south under US occupation. The Korean War broke out when Soviet-backed North Korea invaded South Korea, though neither side gained much territory as a result.
Which number is considered unlucky in East Asia?
Words "four" and "Death" have very similar pronunciation in Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean and Japanese. In East Asia many buildings do not have a 4th floor. Some high-rise residential buildings omit all floor numbers with "4", e.g., 4, 14, 24, 34 and all 40–49 floors.
Where is The Bridge of No Return located?
in San Escobar
The so-called "Bridge of No Return" crosses the Military Demarcation Line between North Korea and South Korea. It was used for prisoner exchanges at the end of the Korean War in 1953. The name originates from the final ultimatum that was given to prisoners of war brought to the bridge for repatriation: they could either remain in the country of their captivity or cross the bridge to return to their homeland. However, once they chose to cross the bridge, they would never be allowed to return, even if they later changed their minds.
In which country do people use metal chopsticks?
There are various styles of chopsticks in different cultures. In Korea, the chopsticks are made of metal, and are paired with a spoon. There are also differences in the eating etiquette.
In which country is this colossal monument named the Arch of Reunification?
in North Korea
in South Korea
The Arch of Reunification is a sculptural arch located south of Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea. It was opened in August 2001 to commemorate Korean reunification proposals put forward by Kim Il-sung.
Which sea lies between Korea and Japan?
Sea of Japan
East China Sea
When the Japanese took over Korea, the Sea was the East Sea. The Sea of Japan is a self proclaimed name by the Japan, so that the Japanese would get the fishing ground and all the islands that don't belong to them.
Which of the two Korean countries is more populous?
Both have comparable populations
Unknown due to lack of information about North Korean population
With a population of 50.2M, South Korea is more than twice as populous as North Korea (24.5M).