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1 KOREAN WAR TEST 1. Who was in charge of the American occupation forces in Japan? a. Dwight Eisenhower b. Douglas MacArthur c. George Marshall 2. The communist leader of China was: 3. The nationalist leader of China was: 4. Who won the revolution in China? 5. Mainland China is controlled by the: 6. Today Formosa is called: a. People's Republic of China (PRC). b. Korea. c. Taiwan. 7. Under the Yalta agreements, the 38th parallel was established. Who controlled Korea to the North? 8. Who controlled Korea to the South? 9. The leader of North Korea was: 10. The leader of South Korea was: 11. Because the United Nations did not recognize Communist China, who walked out of the Security Council meeting? 12. Who voted to sent troops into Korea to stop North Korea? a. The U. N. Security Council. b. The U. S. c. The Soviet Union. 13. What country directed the United Nations peacekeeping forces? a. The United States. b. South Korea. c. Australia. 14. North Korea invaded South Korea in: a. January, b. June, c. July,1951.

2 15. The invasion at this location turned the invading communists back to the North. a. Yalu River. b. Puson. c. Inchon. 16. What country joined North Korea in the war in November 1950? a. Communist China. b. The Soviet Union. c. Japan. 17. Why was General MacArthur removed as commander of the UN forces? a. MacArthur wanted an all out war against China. b. MacArthur openly disagreed with President Truman's strategy. c. Both A & B. 18. Between 1951 & 1953, the Korean War seesawed back and forth over the 38th Parallel. a. True. b. False. 19. Peace talks lasted for how many years? a. one b. two c. three 20. Peace talks took place at: a. Panmunjon. b. Puson. c. Inchon. 21. A peace treaty was never signed to end the Korean War? a. true b. false. 22. The Korean War lasted: a. one year. b. two years. c. three years. 23. Korea is located in: a. Northeast Asia. b. Southern Africa. c. Western Europe. d. Southeast Asia. 24. What was the main aim of MacArthur and Truman at the beginning of the Korean War? a. To drive the communists out of all of Korea. b. To defeat communists in Communist China. 25. When Truman removed MacArthur from command: a. he lost valuable support at home. b. he was accused of being soft on communist. c. it touched off a new hunt for communist subversives. d. all the above. EXTRA CREDIT Describe the invasion at Inchon.

3 KOREAN WAR TEST 1. Which statement best describes how Americans felt about the Korean War? a. The entire nation was committed to winning. b. People were confused because U.S. policy kept changing. c. Most people thought it was wrong for American troops to be fighting there. d. People thought that a North Korean victory would be a threat to the UN. 2. Under Eisenhower's leadership, the Korean War ended with: a. victory. b. defeat. c. a compromise. d. a clear-cut blow to communism. 3. Which of the following was not a term of the agreement ending the Korean War? a. Prisoners could decide whether or not to return home. b. a boundary divided North & South Korea. c. China sponsored elections in South Korea. d. Neither side claimed victory. 4. Why were American forces in Korea from 1945 to 1949? a. They remained after accepting Japanese surrender. b. They were defending North Korea. c. They were protecting South Korea from a Japanese invasion. d. They were preparing to attack Japan. 5. Which statement best describes the situation in Korea in 1949? a. Communists controlled South Korea. b. Leaders of both North & South Korea opposed reunification. c. Leaders of both North & South Korea sought to reunify Korea by force. d. North Korea was resisting a Chinese invasion. 6. How did the U.S. respond to the fighting in Korea? a. it declared itself neutral. b. It called on member nations to help South Korea. c. It forbade American intervention. d. It tried to intervene but was blocked by a Soviet veto. 7. After the American victory at Inchon, President Truman ordered MacArthur to: a. bomb the Soviet Union. b. invade North Korea. c. observe the 38th parallel boundary. d. withdraw its troops from Korea. 8. What caused China to enter the Korean War? a. North Korea was winning. b. U.S. forces pushed through North Korea toward the Chinese border. c. The UN. refused to admit Communist China. d. MacArthur declared war on China. 9. What did MacArthur recommend following the Chinese invasion of Korea?

4 a. bombing China. b. calling for an immediate cease-fire. c. declaring war on the Soviet Union. d. withdrawing American troops. 10. What was a term of the Korean War armistice? a. A cease-fire line was established near the 38th parallel. b. North Korea agreed to conduct free elections. c. Chinese prisoners had to return to their country. d. North & South Korea were reunited. 11. Who was in charge of the American occupation forces in Japan? a. Dwight Eisenhower b. Douglas MacArthur c. George Marshall 12. The communist leader of China was: 13. The nationalist leader of China was: 14. Who won the revolution in China? 15. Mainland China is controlled by the: 16. Today Formosa is called: a. People's Republic of China (PRC). b. Korea. c. Taiwan. 17. Under the Yalta agreements, the 38th parallel was established. Who controlled Korea to the North? 18. Who controlled Korea to the South? 19. The leader of North Korea was: 20. The leader of South Korea was: 21. Because the United Nations did not recognize Communist China, who walked out of the Security Council meeting? 22. Who voted to sent troops into Korea to stop North Korea? a. The U. N. Security Council. b. The U. S. c. The Soviet Union.

5 23. What country directed the United Nations peace keeping forces? a. The United States. b. South Korea. c. Australia. 24. North Korea invaded South Korea in: a. January, b. June, c. July, The invasion at this location turned the invading communists back to the North. a. Yalu River. b. Puson. c. Inchon. 26. What country joined North Korea in the war in November, 1950? a. Communist China. b. the Soviet Union. c. Japan. 27. Why was General MacArthur removed as commander of the UN forces? a. MacArthur wanted an all out war against China. b. MacArthur openly disagreed with President Truman's strategy. c. Both A & B. 28. Between 1951 & 1953, the Korean War seesawed back and forth over the 38th Parallel. a. True. b. False. 29. Peace talks lasted for how many years? a. one b. two c. three 30. Peace talks took place at: a. Panmunjon. b. Puson. c. Inchon. 31. A peace treaty was never signed to end the Korean War? a. true b. false. 32. The Korean War lasted: a. one year. b. two years. c. three years. 33. Korea is located in: a. Northeast Asia. b. Southern Africa. c. Western Europe. d. Southeast Asia. 34. What was the main aim of MacArthur and Truman at the beginning of the Korean War? a. To drive the communists out of all of Korea. b. To defeat communists in Communist China. 35. When Truman removed MacArthur from command: a. he lost valuable support at home. b. he was accused of being soft on communist. c. it touched off a new hunt for communist subversives. d. all the above.

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