TKD_History

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Taekwondo martial arts history
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Practice questions to assist students studying for the written portion of their black belt exam
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  1. Where does Taekwondo come from?
    A) Hapkido
    B) North Korea
    C) South Korea
    D) Mongolia
    E) China
    C) South Korea
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. What is Hangul?
    A) The first ruler of the Yi Dynasty
    B) A famous warrior
    C) The first martial arts manual
    D) 7th degree black belt poomsae
    E) Korean alphabet
    E) Korean alphabet

    Before the creation of Hangul, Koreans used Chinese script (hanja) to write.  Hangul was resisted by the Korean elite who feared widespread literacy.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. Which federation do we belong to?
    A) World Class Federation
    B) WWF Federation
    C) White Tiger Federation
    D) World Wide Web Federation
    E) World Taekwondo Federation
    E) World Taekwondo Federation
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. When was the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) founded?
    A) May 28, 1793
    B) May 28, 1393
    C) 2000 Olympics in Sydney
    D) January 11, 1970
    E) May 28, 1973
    E) May 28, 1973
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. What is the name of the World Taekwondo Federation headquarters in South Korea?
    A) Kukki (Kook-gie)
    B) Seoul Stadium
    C) Olympic Park Stadium
    D) Yong-In University
    E) Kukkiwon (Kook-gie-won)
    E) Kukkiwon (Kook-gie-won)
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. Who was the first president of the World Taekwondo Federation?
    A) Grandmaster Lee
    B) Professor Kang
    C) Dr. Un Yong Kim
    D) Master Un Yong Lee
    E) Tiger Kim
    C) Dr. Un Yong Kim
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. Name the three kingdoms of ancient Korea:
    A) Ko-gur-yo, Baek-je, and Sil-la
    B) Ko-gur-yo, Korea, and the Koryo
    C) China, Japan, and Mongolia
    D) Baek-je, Back Kick, and the Sil-la
    E) Sil-la, Korea, and Baek-ho
    A) Ko-gur-yo, Baek-je, and Sil-la
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. Name the first martial arts manual:
    A) Legend of the White Tiger II
    B) Kukkiwon Student Manual
    C) Taekwondo for Dummies
    D) Moo-yee Doe-boe Ton-gee
    E) The Yi Ching
    D) Moo-yee Doe-boe Ton-gee
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. What is the Hwa-rang-doe?
    A) A black uniform
    B) An ancient Chinese secret
    C) An ancient Taekwondo weapon
    D) A famous Tournament
    E) An ancient elite officer corps
    E) An ancient elite officer corps
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. What happened to Korea in 1910?
    A) The Yi Dynasty was forcibly overcome by Japan
    B) The Koryo Dynasty was forcibly overcome by China
    C) Taekwondo became an Olympic sport
    D) Korea established trade with England
    E) The Ming Dynasty was forcibly overcome by Mongolia
    A) The Yi Dynasty was forcibly overcome by Japan
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. What happened to Korea in 1945?
    A) Kukkiwon established
    B) Moo-yee Doe-boe Ton-gee written
    C) King Sejong introduces Hangul
    D) Korea invaded by China
    E) Korea is liberated when the Japanese surrender to the allied forces at the end of World War II
    E) Korea is liberated when the Japanese surrender to the allied forces at the end of World War II
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. Taekwondo was a demonstration sport in the Summer Olympics in what two years?
    A) 1888
    B) 1988 & 1992
    C) 1910 & 1914
    D) 2004 & 2008
    E) 2000
    B) 1988 & 1992

    Summer Olympic Games in:
    1988 Seoul, South Korea
    1992 Barcelona, Spain
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. Taekwondo became a full medal sport in what year?
    A) 2002
    B) 2000
    C) 1996
    D) 2004
    E) 1998
    B) 2000

    2000
    Sydney, Australia, Summer Olympic Games
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. Which Taekwondo Federation is recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC)?
    A) ATA
    B) IOC
    C) WTF
    D) ITF
    E) KOR
    C) WTF

    World Taekwondo Federation
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. The study of unarmed combat reached its peak of popularity during what Korean dynasty?
    A) Hwarang Dynasty
    B) Joseon Dynasty
    C) Kor-yo Dynasty
    D) Yi Dynasty
    E) Ming Dynasty
    C) Kor-yo Dynasty

    935 AD - 1392 AD
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. This fourth ruler of the Yi Dynasty was a skilled linguist and is famous for creating the Korean alphabet - Hangul.
    A) Queen Seondeok
    B) Sunjong
    C) King Ugeo
    D) Dangun, legendary warrior king
    E) Sejong the Great
    E) Sejong the Great
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. During this period of time, the Korean people were unable to observe their cultural practices, team sports, and martial arts.
    A) Yi Dynasty
    B) Japanese occupation of Korea between 1910 and 1945
    C) Korean War, 1950-1953
    D) Rule of Dangun
    E) Mongolian occupation of Korea
    B) Japanese occupation of Korea between 1910 and 1945
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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