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1. When did Korea become a protectorate of Japan?

1905

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2. Who did the Koreans fight on the same side as in WWII?

Japan

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3. What declaration made Korea independent in 1945?

The Potsdam Declaration

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4. Who took over Japan after WWII?

The USA

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5. Which superpower had its army in Machuria after WWII?

The USSR

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6. Which European country had control in Indo-China (Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam)?

France

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7. At the Potsdam Conference of 1945 Korea was taken from Japan and divided into two. What was the dividing line?

The 38th Parallel

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8. How much of the world's gold reserve did the USA have in 1945?

two thirds

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9. How many warships did the USA have in 1945?

1200

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10. How many long range B52 bombers did the USA have in 1945?

1000

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11. The RoK was formed in South Korea in 1948. What does RoK stand for?

Republic of Korea

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12. The DPRK was formed in Nouth Korea in 1948. What does DPRK stand for?

Democratic People?s Republic of Korea