Tensions grow between U.S. allies Japan and South Korea

Q: South Korea said last week that it would abandon a military intelligence-sharing pact with its neighbor Japan, a move that dramatically escalates tensions between the two U.S. allies. Where are South Korea and Japan?

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Q: Ending the pact could harm efforts to understand threats from which nation that has been aggressively testing ballistic missiles in the region?

A. China

B. North Korea

C. Philippines

D. Vietnam

Q: Tensions between Japan and South Korea date back to 1910 when Japan colonized the Korean . . .

A. Archipelago

B. Isthmus

C. Peninsula

D. Tombolo

Q: To the south, the Korean Peninsula is only 31 miles from the Japanese . . .

A. Archipelago

B. Isthmus

C. Sound

D. Tombolo

Q: In a 1905 naval battle near Tsushima Island, Japanese warships crushed the fleet of which rival empire vying for control of Korea?

A. British

B. Chinese

C. German

D. Russian

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