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North Korea

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 16 July, 2006, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 16 July, 2006, 12:00am

1 In what year was the Democratic People's Republic of Korea established: a) 1945 b) 1948 c) 1953?


2 According to North Korea's state-controlled media, how many holes-in-one did Kim Jong-il achieve in his first attempt at golf?


3 By what term is South Korea's practice of reconciliation with its northern neighbour known?


4 Which James Bond film begins with 007 being captured in North Korea?


5 What sporting item did the US secretary of state present Kim with after their historic 2000 summit?


6 In which country was Kim born?


7 In 1994, Kim was the world's largest single buyer of which product?


8 What title did the country bestow upon former North Korean leader Kim Il-sung after his death in 1994?


9 Which team beat North Korea in a quarter final of the 1966 football World Cup after coming back from 3-0 down?


10 In 1978, Shin Sang-ok was kidnapped by Kim's agents in Hong Kong. Why?


Solution: 1 b) 1948 2 Eleven 3 The Sunshine Policy 4 Die Another Day 5 A basketball signed by Michael Jordan 6 Russia 7 Hennessy Cognac 8 Eternal president 9 Portugal 10 Kim Jong-il wanted Shin to direct films for him.


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