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Quiz about Korean War  Part One
Quiz about Korean War  Part One

Korean War : Part One Trivia Quiz


Lest we forget ... Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it ...

A multiple-choice quiz by Regor. Estimated time: 6 mins.
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Author
Regor
Time
6 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
9,691
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Difficult
Avg Score
5 / 10
Plays
3895
Last 3 plays: Guest 86 (2/10), Guest 71 (5/10), Guest 23 (4/10).
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Question 1 of 10
1. On what date did the Korean War officially start? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. On 11 April 1951, who replaced General Douglas MacArthur after he was dismissed, As Commander in Chief United Nations Command (CICUNC) in South Korea? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. In Which Korean Town were the First Peace talks held, between the UN Allies and the Communists? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. What was the Operational code-name for the Invasion at Inchon? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. Which was the first U.S. Army Infantry Division to see Combat in the Korean War? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. Which was the first U.S. Field Army to see Combat in the Korean War? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. Lt. General Walton H. Walker was the highest ranking U.S. Military Officer to die in the Korean War. How did he die? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. Which U.S. soldier was the highest ranking officer captured by North Korean troops? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. Which is the Operational code-name for the first prisoner of war exchange, between UN Allies and the Communist? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. On what date did fighting in the Korean War end? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. On what date did the Korean War officially start?

Answer: June 25, 1950

North Korean ground forces crossed the 38th Parallel into South Korea about 4:30 a.m. on June 25, 1950.
2. On 11 April 1951, who replaced General Douglas MacArthur after he was dismissed, As Commander in Chief United Nations Command (CICUNC) in South Korea?

Answer: Lt. Gen. Matthew B. Ridgway

General Douglas MacArthur's dismissal resulted from his rejection of President Truman's policies.
3. In Which Korean Town were the First Peace talks held, between the UN Allies and the Communists?

Answer: Kaesong

The First Peace Talks were held at Kaesong on July 10,1952. The Communists broke off talks on August 23, 1952. Peace Talks resumed at Panmunjom on October 25,1952.
4. What was the Operational code-name for the Invasion at Inchon?

Answer: Operation Chromite

Operation Chromite, The Invasion of Inchon began at 6:25 a.m. on September 15,1950
5. Which was the first U.S. Army Infantry Division to see Combat in the Korean War?

Answer: 24th Infantry Division

On 2 July 1950, 'Task Force Smith' elements of the 24th Infantry Division, were the first to arrive in Korea, were they fought a delaying action against overwhelming odds.
6. Which was the first U.S. Field Army to see Combat in the Korean War?

Answer: Eighth U.S. Army

The Eighth Army was the first and 'ONLY' Field Army to see combat in the Korean War.
7. Lt. General Walton H. Walker was the highest ranking U.S. Military Officer to die in the Korean War. How did he die?

Answer: An Accident

Lt. General Walton H. Walker was killed when a truck hit his jeep on 23 December 1950.
8. Which U.S. soldier was the highest ranking officer captured by North Korean troops?

Answer: Major General William F. Dean

Major General William F. Dean was captured by North Korean troops in the Battle of Taejon on 22 July 1950.
9. Which is the Operational code-name for the first prisoner of war exchange, between UN Allies and the Communist?

Answer: Operation Little Switch

Operation Little Switch, occurred on April 20 to 26,1953. About 8,000 sick and wounded prisoners were exchanged.
10. On what date did fighting in the Korean War end?

Answer: July 27,1953

The Cease-Fire was signed at 10:00 a.m. July 27,1953 at Panmunjon.
Source: Author Regor

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