Provinces of Korea: Quiz

Question 1: In 1948, the two zones became the independent countries of North and ________.
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Question 2: Also in 1946, the cities of ________ in the south and P'yŏngyang in the north separated from Gyeonggi and South P'yŏngan Provinces respectively to become Special Cities.

Question 3: A wall was constructed from the Yalu River in the northwest to the ________ (East Sea) in the southeast, on the boundary between Goryeo and the northeastern Jurched territory.
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Question 4: The country's capital was ________ (modern-day Gyeongju), and sub-capitals were located at Geumgwan-gyeong (Gimhae), Namwon-gyeong, Seowon-gyeong (Cheongju), Jungwon-gyeong (Chungju), and Bugwon-gyeong (Wonju).

Question 5: Under Japanese rule, Korean provinces remained much the same, only taking on the Japanese reading of the ________.
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Question 6: The special cities of ________ and P'yŏngyang were formed in 1946.

Question 7: In 1413, Korea (at that time called Joseon) was divided into eight provinces: Chungcheong, Gangwon, ________, Gyeongsang, Jeolla, Hamgyŏng (originally called Yeonggil), Hwanghae (originally called P'unghae, and P'yŏngan.

Question 8: In 721, Silla solidifed its northern boundary with ________ (which replaced Goguryeo in the north) by building a wall between P'yŏngyang and Wŏnsan.
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Question 9: After the ________'s rise to power and the formation of Joseon in 1392, the country was redivided into eight new provinces (Do) in 1413.
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Question 10: The country had one capital (Gaegyeong) and three sub-capitals: Donggyeong (modern-day ________ and the former capital of Silla), Namgyeong (modern-day Seoul), and Seogyeong (modern-day P'yŏngyang).

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