Korean History Quiz

Match the following questions of Korean history!
Quiz by sejoonchang03
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Last updated: July 9, 2015
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Seoul's name during Joseon Dynasty
Hanyang
King that created the Korean Alphabet (Hangul)
King Sejong
The year of the start of Japanese occupation of Korea
1910
North Korea's First Dictator
Kim Il-Sung
Year the Korean War Started
1950
Korean Naval Commander that won victories during the Imjin War
Yi Sun-Sin
Country that took over the northern part of Korea after the Japanese Occupation
Soviet Union
Country that took over the southern part of Korea after the Japanese Occupation
United States
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South Korea's first president
Syngman Rhee
Current South Korean President
Park Geun Hye
Father of the above, third president of South Korea
Park Chung Hee
Island that South Korea and Japan are fighting for
Dokdo/Takeshima
Largest palace in Seoul, built in 1395
Gyeongbokgung Palace
One of the eight gates of the Fortress Wall of Seoul, rebuilt after an arson in 2008
Namdaemun
Underfloor heating used in Manchuria and the Korean peninsula, starting from 1000 BCE
Ondol
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Jan 25, 2018
Interesting quiz, but please add alternative answers, for example Rhee Syngman for Syngman Rhee, I was battling to put it in and tried several times.