Kim 101: How well do you know North Korea's leaders?

North Korea's new supreme leader Kim Jong-un appears to be securing his hold on the country's reins last held by his father, Kim Jong-il. How well do you know the Kim dynasty? Take our quiz and find out!

5. Once in power, Kim Il-sung began building a cult of personality for himself. Which of the following was a legend about himself that he promoted?

According to officially propagated legends about Kim Il-sung, as a general he could be seen on horseback "carrying an enormous sword, cutting a big tree down as if slicing soft bean curd," and he "turned pine cones into bullets and grains of sand into rice, and crossed a large river riding on fallen leaves."

According to officially propagated legends about Kim Il-sung, as a general he could be seen on horseback "carrying an enormous sword, cutting a big tree down as if slicing soft bean curd," and he "turned pine cones into bullets and grains of sand into rice, and crossed a large river riding on fallen leaves."

According to officially propagated legends about Kim Il-sung, as a general he could be seen on horseback "carrying an enormous sword, cutting a big tree down as if slicing soft bean curd," and he "turned pine cones into bullets and grains of sand into rice, and crossed a large river riding on fallen leaves."

According to officially propagated legends about Kim Il-sung, as a general he could be seen on horseback "carrying an enormous sword, cutting a big tree down as if slicing soft bean curd," and he "turned pine cones into bullets and grains of sand into rice, and crossed a large river riding on fallen leaves."

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He could turn pine cones into bullets.

 

He cut down a tree with a single swing of his sword.

 

He walked on water.

 

All of the above.

 
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