GCSE History - Korean War

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1. The Korean war almost lead to a third world war because many US advisers...

  • wanted to use an atomic bomb
  • wanted to use a hydrogen bomb
  • believed invading the USSR was vital to containing communism
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2. 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

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

  • China
  • Laos
  • North Vietnam

4. The Korean War consisted of frequent border clashes until what year?

  • 1953
  • 1975
  • 1960

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

  • found themselves in a stalemate with the North Korean People's Army
  • conquered nearly all of North Korea
  • suffered great losses in numbers of troops

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