GCSE History - Korean War

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1. The UN troops landed in September and by October had...

  • conquered nearly all of North Korea
  • suffered great losses in numbers of troops
  • found themselves in a stalemate with the North Korean People's Army
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2. North Korean forces invaded South Korea in June 1950, who were they supported by?

  • China and North Vietnam
  • China and the USSR
  • Britain and the US

3. Communism was growing in the far east, which country became communist in 1949?

  • China
  • Laos
  • North Vietnam

4. Truman dismissed General McArthur in April 1951 because...

  • he threatened to destroy China unless China were to surrender
  • he mislead troops causing many casualties
  • he believed the US should have dropped out of the Korean war

5. Peace was achieved and the war was over because...

  • Eisenhower offered peace, but threatened to use nuclear weapons
  • The North Korean People's Army had suffered too many losses and held peace talks with South Korea
  • China and the USSR could no longer fund the war


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