History Quiz / History Hunt: South Korea

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Who was the first and last head of the provisional government of the Republic of Korea?
Which politician was President of South Korea until his assassination in 1979?
Which student uprising on 18 May, 1980 led to the deaths of up to 606 people?
In which year were the Summer Olympics held in Seoul?
Which South Korean president was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for uniting North and South Korean families?
Which Foreign Minister is appointed as the UN's secretary-general in 2007?
What is the name of the last Korean dynasty?
Which country annexed the Korean peninsula in 1910?
At which circle of latitude was the border between North and South Korea established in 1945? (in degrees)
What is the name of the revolution that overthrew the First Republic of South Korea due to complaints about election fraud?
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25 North Koreans defected to South Korea through which country's embassy in Beijing?
Which South Korean automobile company was established in 1967?
Which declaration following World War II allowed Korea to become independent?
In which FIFA World Cup does the South Korean national team make it into the semi-finals for the first time ever?
Following the first two months of the Korean War, what was the small area that the South Korean - U.S. forces held known as?
Where did UN forces land during the Korean War, cutting off North Korean troops and pushing them back significantly?
Which country's sudden intervention in the Korean War in 1950 forced the South Korean troops back into a stalemate?
In which year was an armistice signed to stop fighting in the Korean War?
Which General led the US troops during the Korean War?
To the nearest million, how many people died during the Korean War?

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