10 most difficult Korea riddlesFar East quiz
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.
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.
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.
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 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).
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.
Where is Seoul?
at point 1
at point 2
at point 3
at point 4
Seoul is in the northwest of South Korea by the Han River. The Han River and its surrounding area played an important role in Korean history, but is no longer actively used for navigation, because its estuary is located at the borders of the two Koreas, with civilian entry barred.