Statistics for History of South Korea

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    (55 since last reset)
  • The average score is 11 of 21

Answer Stats

QuestionAnswer% Correct
What event did South Korea host in 1988?Summer Olympics
91%
Which country annexed the Korean peninsula in 1910?Japan
87%
The Korean War is considered to be the first action of what greater "war"?Cold War
82%
What event did South Korea jointly host with Japan in 2002?FIFA World Cup
80%
What name was given to the strip of land that divided Korea into two pieces in 1953?{Demilitarized} Zone
78%
Which Korean rapper was the first to reach one billion views in YouTube?PSY
76%
What prize did President Kim Dae-jung win in 2000?Nobel Peace Prize
71%
What South Korean movie became the first non-English speaking movie to win
the Oscar for Best Picture in 2020?
Parasite
64%
From which country was the first European to ever arrive in Korea in 1653?Netherlands
56%
What self-proclaimed religious messiah founded the Unification church in 1953?Sun Myung {Moon}
53%
What currency replaced Yang in 1902 as the currency of Korea?Won
49%
What term refers to the period of rapid economic growth in South Korea
following the Korean War?
Miracle on the
{Han} River
47%
What boy group became the first from South Korea to have a song certified platinum
by the RIAA with their song "Mic Drop" in 2018?
BTS
44%
What South Korean politician was the 8th General-Secretary of the United Nations?Ban Ki-Moon
40%
What Korean dynasty ruled over the Korean peninsula from 1392 until 1897?Joseon
36%
What sport was invented by Choi Hong Hi?Taekwondo
33%
Which county in Gangwon province hosted the 2018 Winter Olympics?Pyeongchang
31%
What South Korean footballer is the most successful Asian player in history?Park {Ji}-{sung}
29%
Which video game has been played professionally since 2002 and has been called
the unofficial sport of South Korea?
StarCraft
24%
Which king of Korea created the Korean alphabet in 1443?{Sejong} the Great
24%
To what point were the South Korean forces forced back after two months
of the outbreak of the Korean War?
{Pusan} Perimeter
24%

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