Quiz about The Forgotten War  Korea
Quiz about The Forgotten War  Korea

The Forgotten War - Korea Trivia Quiz


A war that is technically still going on. Over 35,000 US soldiers killed and over 4,500 were MIA.

A multiple-choice quiz by dspider1. Estimated time: 4 mins.
  1. Home
  2. »
  3. Quizzes
  4. »
  5. History Trivia
  6. »
  7. War History
  8. »
  9. Korean War

Author
dspider1
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
319,223
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
6 / 10
Plays
1130
Awards
Top 35% Quiz
Last 3 plays: WhiskeyZulu (7/10), Guest 67 (7/10), Guest 88 (6/10).
This quiz has 2 formats: you can play it as a or as shown below.
Scroll down to the bottom for the answer key.
1. After their invasion, North Korean forces quickly captured the capital of Seoul on the _____ day of fighting. Hint

7th
2nd
5th
15th

2. United Nations forces were pushed to the southern edge of the Korean peninsula. They formed a defensive position known as the __________ perimeter. Hint

Pusan
Wonju
P'yongt'aek
Taejon

3. Initially the Soviet Mig 15 was superior to U. S. fighters. The F-86 arrived and gained air superiority. The F-86 was nicknamed the _________. Hint

sabre
thunderjet
shooting star
delta dart

4. Operation Chromite, an amphibious assault at _______ helped to trigger UN counter-offensive operations. Hint

Pusan
Incheon
Seoul
Suwon

5. Gen. MacArthur was in command of UN forces until relieved by President Truman. Who was his replacement? Hint

Gen. Van Fleet
Gen. Ridgway
Gen. Douglas
Gen. Clark

6. Helicopters were used to transport seriously wounded to medical care. Although other were also used the most well known MASH helicopter was the Bell H-13 _______. Hint

Iriquoi
Sioux
Kiowa
Choctaw

7. During the war US soldiers were often bombarded with propaganda from ______. Hint

Yalu Rose
Inchon Sally
Pusan Patty
Seoul City Sue

8. Mig alley was the site of many dogfights between UN and communist forces. The general location was the northwest border of Korea along the _____ river. Hint

yellow
Han
Yalu
Yongsan

9. Over 20 nations sent troops or medical teams to assist South Korea. Which of these did NOT do so? Hint

Pakistan
Luxembourg
Ethiopia
Colombia

10. The Armistice, or cease-fire ending the war was signed on July 27, 1953 in the village of _______________. Hint

Daeseong-dong
Uijeongbu
Kaesong
Panmunjom




Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. After their invasion, North Korean forces quickly captured the capital of Seoul on the _____ day of fighting.

Answer: 5th

N. Korea began their invasion on the 25th of June, 1950. Seoul fell on the 29th.
2. United Nations forces were pushed to the southern edge of the Korean peninsula. They formed a defensive position known as the __________ perimeter.

Answer: Pusan

All are cities in S. Korea.
3. Initially the Soviet Mig 15 was superior to U. S. fighters. The F-86 arrived and gained air superiority. The F-86 was nicknamed the _________.

Answer: sabre

F-80 shooting star was 1st operational jet aircraft used by the USAF. The F-84 thunderjet was also in use in Korea. The F-106 delta dart was the USAF's primary interceptor aircraft in 60's and 70's.
4. Operation Chromite, an amphibious assault at _______ helped to trigger UN counter-offensive operations.

Answer: Incheon

A force of nearly 70,000 men and over 300 warships took part in the operation.
5. Gen. MacArthur was in command of UN forces until relieved by President Truman. Who was his replacement?

Answer: Gen. Ridgway

Gen. Walker was 8th Army commander until his death in a jeep accident. Ridgway took his position until appointed as UN commander. Van Fleet took Ridgway's vacant 8th Army command. Clark eventually succeeded Ridgway.
6. Helicopters were used to transport seriously wounded to medical care. Although other were also used the most well known MASH helicopter was the Bell H-13 _______.

Answer: Sioux

The Iroquois became better known as the "Huey", a common sight in Vietnam. The Kiowa is used for observation and the Choctaw serves many roles including troop transport.
7. During the war US soldiers were often bombarded with propaganda from ______.

Answer: Seoul City Sue

All are made up except Seoul City Sue. Her real name was Anna Wallis Suh (1900-1969) and she had originally gone to the Far East as a missionary.
8. Mig alley was the site of many dogfights between UN and communist forces. The general location was the northwest border of Korea along the _____ river.

Answer: Yalu

The Han river flows through Seoul. The Yellow river is in China and Yongsan has served as a US Army post since the end of WWII.
9. Over 20 nations sent troops or medical teams to assist South Korea. Which of these did NOT do so?

Answer: Pakistan

UN resolution 83 recommended countries send assistance following the invasion from the North Koreans.
10. The Armistice, or cease-fire ending the war was signed on July 27, 1953 in the village of _______________.

Answer: Panmunjom

Daeseong-dong is the only South Korean village within the DMZ. Kaesong was in South Korea before the war, moved into North Korea by the establishment of the DMZ, the only village to change hands. Uijeongbu is in South Korea very near the DMZ.
Source: Author dspider1

This quiz was reviewed by FunTrivia editor bloomsby before going online.
Any errors found in FunTrivia content are routinely corrected through our feedback system.
Most Recent Scores
Jan 20 2023 : WhiskeyZulu: 7/10
Jan 20 2023 : Guest 67: 7/10
Jan 17 2023 : Guest 88: 6/10
Jan 16 2023 : Guest 35: 5/10
Jan 02 2023 : Guest 104: 7/10
Dec 26 2022 : Guest 50: 4/10
Dec 17 2022 : Guest 107: 7/10
Dec 07 2022 : Guest 65: 5/10

Score Distribution

quiz
2/2/2023, Copyright 2023 FunTrivia, Inc. - Report an Error / Contact Us