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!

3. Kim Il-sung is recognized by North Koreans as the founder of their country, but he had foreign help. What country aided his rise?

Kim Il-sung's rise was backed by the Soviet Union, who at the end of World War II had occupied the region that would become North Korea.

Kim Il-sung's rise was backed by the Soviet Union, who at the end of World War II had occupied the region that would become North Korea.

Kim Il-sung's rise was backed by the Soviet Union, who at the end of World War II had occupied the region that would become North Korea.

Kim Il-sung's rise was backed by the Soviet Union, who at the end of World War II had occupied the region that would become North Korea.

David Guttenfelder/AP
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China

 

Imperial Japan

 

The Soviet Union

 

The United States

 
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