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Question 1: On 25 June 1950, North Korean forces crossed the parallel and invaded South Korea, sparking the ________.
Cold WarVietnam WarKorean WarSino-Soviet border conflict

Question 2: The 38th parallel north has been especially important in the recent history of ________.
KoreaKorean PeninsulaNorth KoreaSouth Korea

Question 3: After the ceasefire that effectively ended the Korean War in 1953, a new border was established through the middle of the Demilitarized Zone, which cuts across the 38th parallel at an ________, from southwest to northeast.

Question 4: In 1948, the dividing line became the boundary between the newly independent countries of North and ________.
Korean PeninsulaRussiaSouth KoreaSeoul

Question 5: The 38th parallel north is a ________ that is 38 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane.
32nd parallel northCircle of latitude49th parallel northParallel 36°30' north

Question 6: In an attempt to prevent any conflict, Japan proposed to Russia that the two sides split Korea into separate ________ along the 38th parallel.
Sphere of influenceComposite Index of National CapabilityNATOHistorical powers

Question 7: It crosses Europe, the Mediterranean Sea, ________, the Pacific Ocean, North America, and the Atlantic Ocean.
ContinentSingaporeMiddle EastAsia

Question 8: Starting at the ________ heading eastwards, the 38th parallel north passes through:
1st meridian westPrime Meridian1st meridian east5th meridian west


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