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Korean Proficiency Level Test

Welcome to Korean Proficiency Level Test!

This interactive quiz is designed to accurately assess your overall Korean proficiency level, so you can understand the areas you excel in or need improvement.

Don't be intimated by the word "Test" or disappointed by your score if it's not as good as what you had anticipated because again, it's a tool to accurately assess where you stand and guide you in the direction of further growth.

So we hope you have fun taking this test, but please do without any help from other people or resources. This is not a timed test so you're free to pause should you feel it necessary.

Before you begin, take a look at the breakdown of the test.

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Korean Alphabet - 13 Questions
Pronunciation - 13 Questions
Reading Comprehension - 8 Questions
Grammar - 24 Questions
Expressions - 12 Questions
Honorifics - 8 Questions
Vocabulary - 15 Questions
Spelling - 7 Questions
Counting Numbers and Things - 6 Questions
Telling Time - 5 Questions
Korean Proverbs and Idioms - 5 Questions
Korean Slang - 9 Questions

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There are total of 125 questions, presented in the order of difficulty.

For accurate assessment, please take the test in its entirety and do not skip questions.

Upon completing the test, you will receive the final score : the aggregate of all categories, as well as the breakdown by category, to help you determine where you need improvement.

 

You may begin now.

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Category: Korean Alphabet

Which of the following is a vowel?

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Category: Korean Alphabet

Which consonant should come after ㄱ-ㄴ-ㄷ-ㄹ-?

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Category: Korean Alphabet

Which of the following is not a Korean alphabet?

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Category: Korean Alphabet

What are the first and last consonant letters in Korean alphabet?

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Category: Korean Alphabet

Which of the following vowels is a diphthong (double-vowel)?

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Category: Korean Alphabet

There are five dual consonants in Korean alphabet. Choose the one that does not belong.

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Category: Korean Alphabet

Which of the following is not a Korean vowel?

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Category: Korean Alphabet

Which of the following consonants does not have a correct order of strokes?

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Category: Korean Alphabet

Which of the following consonant in Korean alphabet does not have a sound and is used as a placeholder?

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Category: Korean Alphabet

For a syllable composed of a first consonant ㅁ, a vowel ㅏ, and a final consonant (batchim) ㄹ, which of the following is the correct structure?

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Category: Korean Alphabet

The regular vowels (i.e., excluding diphthongs, or 'double-vowels') in Korean alphabet within a syllable block are positioned either on the right side, while others are placed underneath a first consonant. Which of the following is a right-side type?

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Category: Korean Alphabet

Which of the following is not a Korean diphthong ('double-vowel)?

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Category: Korean Alphabet

Which of the following consonants cannot be used as a final consonant (batchim)?

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Category: Pronunciation

Which of the following Korean consonant is the closest approximation of the English letter M?

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Category: Pronunciation

Select the one that has the same pronunciation as the English word "you".

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Category: Pronunciation

Which of the following is the closest English approximation of "눈"?

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Category: Pronunciation

Which of the following has a sound that most closely matches the sound of "ㅐ"?

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Category: Pronunciation

JA - 자
BA - 바
DA - 다
CHA - ?

 

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Category: Pronunciation

What is the sound of the final consonant (batchim) within the word "닥"?

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Category: Pronunciation

What is the sound of the final consonant (batchim) within the word "있"?

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Category: Pronunciation

There are only seven sounds for a final consonant, which of the following is not one of them?

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Category: Pronunciation

When the word '입다' is spoken, how is '다' pronounced?

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Category: Pronunciation

Which of the following is the correct transcription for 곰이?

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Category: Pronunciation

Which one of the following correctly transcribed the pronounced sound of the word 좋다?

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Category: Pronunciation

When spoken, how is 앉아 pronounced?

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Category: Pronunciation

How is 이닦다 pronounced when spoken?

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Category: Reading Comprehension

Read the following passage carefully and answer the question.

제 이름은 철수입니다.
저는 학생입니다.
저는 남자입니다.
저는 행복합니다.

According to the passage, which of the following is true?

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Category: Reading Comprehension

Read the following passage carefully and answer the question.

오늘은 화요일입니다.
날씨가 좋습니다.
조금 덥습니다.
오늘은 제 친구의 생일입니다.

According to the passage, which of the following is true?

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Category: Reading Comprehension

Read the following passage carefully and answer the question.

영희는 어제 저녁 한국에 도착했습니다.
한국에 도착한 후, 친구 집에 갔습니다.
친구 집에 도착하니, 많이 피곤했습니다.
하지만 친구를 만나니, 행복했습니다.

According to the passage, which of the following is true?

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Category: Reading Comprehension

Read the following passage carefully and answer the question.

강아지를 학대하면 안됩니다.
강아지들도 감정이 있기 때문입니다.
강아지들은 인간을 사랑합니다.
강아지들은 인간을 공격하지 않습니다.
강아지들 뿐만이 아니라, 모든 동물을 존중해야 합니다.

According to the passage, the narrator claims that we shouldn't abuse animals, including puppies, because...

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Category: Reading Comprehension

Read the following passage carefully, and answer the question.

과학의 발달은 많은 것을 변화시켰다. 과학자들에 따르면, 앞으로의 과학 발달 속도는, 지금 보다 더욱 빠를 것이라고 한다. 이것이 가능한 이유는, 컴퓨터의 성능이 크게 향상되었기 때문이다. 과학의 발달 덕분에, 우리의 미래가 더욱 기대된다.

What can you infer from the passage?

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Category: Reading Comprehension

Read the following passage carefully and answer the question.

한국인들은 열심히 일하는 것으로 유명합니다. 전문가들은 그 이유를 한국인들이 전쟁을 겪었기 때문이라고 분석합니다. 전쟁을 통해서 힘든 시기를 겪었기 때문에 역사를 반복하지 않기 위해서 노력한다는 것입니다. 그 덕분에, 한국은 이제 세계적으로 부유한 국가가 되었습니다.

According to the passage, Korea was able to become an affluent nation thanks to...

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Category: Reading Comprehension

Read the following passage and answer the question.

사회가 발전하려면 많은 분야와의 협력이 중요하다. 정치, 경제, 교육은 물론이고 복지에서도 마찬가지이다. 하지만 많은 국가들은 어느 한 분야에만 집중해서 사회적 불균형을 초래하기도 한다. 이를 방지하기 위해서는 다른 나라의 사례를 연구하는 것도 좋은 방법이다.

According to the passage, a social imbalance is caused by...

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Category: Reading Comprehension

Read the following passage carefully and answer the question.

조국의 독립은 과연 가능한 것일까? 비록 오늘이나 내일 당장은 불가능한 일일테지만, 머지않은 미래에는 가능 할 것이 분명하다. 조국의 독립을 위해 전 세계에서 노력하고 있는 우리 동포들이 있기 때문이다. 뿐만 아니라, 우리 세대에서 독립을 이루지 못한다 한들, 우리 다음 세대에서는 반드시 가능할 것이기 때문에 걱정하지 않는다.

According to the passage, the narrator...

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Category: Grammar

Which of the following has the sentence "I am a student" in correct order?

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Category: Grammar

Which of the following has "A little puppy drank milk." in correct order?

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Category: Grammar

Which of the following has "A scary tiger quickly approached a scared rabbit." in correct order?

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Category: Grammar

Which of the following is not an adjective?

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Category: Grammar

Which of the following is a verb?

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Category: Grammar

Identify the SUBJECT and OBJECT in the following sentence.

작은 소녀가 무거운 가방을 힘겹게 들어올렸다.

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Category: Grammar

Pick the correct TOPIC MARKER 은/는 for the following sentences.

내 이름(    ) 김철수야.
과일(     ) 건강에 좋다.
나(    ) 기쁘다.

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Category: Grammar

Pick the correct SUBJECT MARKER 이/가 for the following sentences.

날씨(    ) 정말 좋다.
연필(    ) 어디에 있지?
기차(    ) 도착했다.

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Category: Grammar

Choose the correct OBJECCT MARKER 을/를 for the following sentences.

이름(    ) 가르쳐 주세요.
제 눈(    ) 보세요!
우유(    ) 마셔요.

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Category: Grammar

Choose the correct TOPIC MARKER / SUBJECT MARKER / OBJECT MARKER for the following sentence.

소년(    ) 귀여운 강아지(    ) 나오는 영화(    ) 보았다.

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Category: Grammar

Which of the following is the predicate (descriptive verb) form of the adjective 예쁜?

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Category: Grammar

Convert the following adjective into a predicate form.

맵다

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Category: Grammar

Identify the adverb in the following sentence.

나는 집에 빨리 뛰어갔다.

 

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Category: Grammar

Convert the base form of the verb 읽다 into future form.

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Category: Grammar

Select the one that correctly converted the following sentence into a passive form.

여우가 토끼를 먹었다.

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Category: Grammar

Choose the most appropriate transition words for the blanks.

신발은 있다. (              ) 모자도 있다.
돈은 없다. (                ) 열정은 있다.

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Category: Grammar

Select the correct response for the following question:

내일 저녁 계획이 어떻게 돼?

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Category: Grammar

The predicate 신중하다 'is careful' can be conjugated into an adverb in two ways - 신중하게 and 신중히.

Which of the following can also be conjugated in two ways, with ~하게 and ~히 added to the end?

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Category: Grammar

Select the most appropriate adverb marker for the following sentence.

지갑을 잃어버려서 여기저기 찾아 보았지만 (          ) 없었다.

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Category: Grammar

What is the passive form of 기억하다?

 

 

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Category: Grammar

Convert the following verb into a wishing/hoping form.

보다

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Category: Grammar

Read the following sentence and choose the correct answer.

어둡기 (                ) 하늘의 별을 볼 수 있다.

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Category: Grammar

Select the one that has a correct set of answers.

I heard that Min-ho liked me.
민호가 나를 좋아(          ) 들었다.

And Min-ho said that he still likes me now!
그리고 민호가 아직도 나를 좋아(          ) 말했다!

Min-ho promised that he will continue to like me!
민호가 계속 나를 좋아(            ) 약속했다!

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Category: Grammar

Select the one that has a correct set of answers.

If you study while watching TV, it won't be effective.

TV를 보(          ) 공부를 (          ), 효과가 (          ).

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Category: Expressions

What is the most appropriate response to the following expression?

안녕하세요?

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Category: Expressions

What is the most appropriate response to the following expression?

어디에서 오셨어요?

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Category: Expressions

What is the most appropriate response to the following expression?

만나서 반갑습니다.

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Category: Expressions

What is the most appropriate response to the following expression?

직업이 어떻게 되십니까?

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Category: Expressions

What is the most appropriate response to the following expression?

Medical Doctor: 어떻게 오셨나요?

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Category: Expressions

What is the most appropriate response to the following expression?

우리 내일 영화나 보러 갈까?

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Category: Expressions

Teacher: 철수야, 너 숙제 안했어?
Cheol-su: 아니요.

According to the passage, did Cheol-su do his homework?

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Category: Expressions

Which of the following is an appropriate answer for the following expression?

내일까지 과제를 제출 할 수 있겠습니까?

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Category: Expressions

What is the most appropriate response for the following expression?

수업에 빠진 이유를 설명해 보세요.

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Category: Expressions

Read the following conversation and select the most appropriate response.

Clerk: 찾으시는 색상이 있으신가요?
Customer: 분홍색 있나요?
Clerk: 죄송하지만, 없는 것 같아요.
Customer: (                               )
Clerk: 물론입니다. 잠시만 기다려 주세요.

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Category: Expressions

Read the following conversation and select the most appropriate response.

Mom: 영희야, 아침 먹어라!
Young-hee: 지금 몇시에요?
Mom: 여덟시 사십분!
Young-hee: 저 학교에 늦었어요!
Mom: (                          )
Young-hee: 네, 못 먹을 것 같아요.

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Category: Expressions

Read the following conversation and select the most appropriate response.

Hair Dresser: 어떻게 해 드릴까요?
Young-hee: 요즘 유행하는 스타일이 뭐죠?
Hair Dresser: 짧은 스타일이요!
Young-hee: (                         )?
Hair Dresser: 네, 잘 어울릴 것 같아요.

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Category: Honorifics

Which of the following is 존댓말 jondaetmal ('formal speech')?

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Category: Honorifics

Choose the answer that converted the following 반말 banmal ('casual speech') into 존댓말 jondaetmal.

이게 뭐야?

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Category: Honorifics

Convert the following jondaetmal sentence into banmal.

제가 짐을 들겠습니다.

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Category: Honorifics

Which of the following is the honorific form for 엄마?

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Category: Honorifics

Which of the following is the banmal form for 연세?

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Category: Honorifics

Read the following sentences and choose the one that should go into the blank.

"Did you have a meal?"

To 친구 : 밥 먹었어?
To 엄마 : 식사 하셨어요?
To 할아버지 : (                          )?

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Category: Honorifics

Read the following sentences and choose the one that should go into the blank.

"How old are you?"

To 친구 : 몇 살이야?
To 친구의 엄마 : (                     )?
To 할아버지 : 춘추가 어떻게 되시나요?

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Category: Honorifics

Read the following sentences and choose the one that should go into the blank.

"Thank you. / I appreciate it."

To 친구 : 고마워.
To 할아버지 : 감사합니다.
To 임금님 : (                          ).

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Category: Vocabulary

Choose the correct answer.

What does 오늘 mean in English?

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Category: Vocabulary

Choose the correct answer.

What does 학생 mean in English?

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Category: Vocabulary

Choose the correct answer.

What does weather mean in Korean?

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Category: Vocabulary

Choose the correct answer.

What does winter mean in Korean?

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Category: Vocabulary

Which of the following is not an animal?

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Category: Vocabulary

Which of the following is not a color?

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Category: Vocabulary

The word 눈 has more than one meaning. Choose the one that has a correct pair of meanings.

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Category: Vocabulary

The word 배 has more than one meaning. Choose the one that is not one of them.

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Category: Vocabulary

What is the opposite of 밝음?

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Category: Vocabulary

What is the opposite of 금지?

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Category: Vocabulary

Which of the following can be substituted for the word 아픔?

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Category: Vocabulary

Which of the following can be substituted for the word 사람?

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Category: Vocabulary

Which of the following can be substituted for the word 목소리?

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Category: Vocabulary

Which of the following word is not based on hanja (Chinese characters)?

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Category: Vocabulary

Which of the following is a pure-Korean word for 강 (river)?

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Category: Spelling

Select the word that matches the following.

To Stop

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Category: Spelling

Select the word that matches the following.

How

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Category: Spelling

Select the word that matches the following.

Correct

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Category: Spelling

Select the word that matches the following.

Ice

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Category: Spelling

Select the word that matches the following.

To forget

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Category: Spelling

Select the word that matches the following.

Light

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Category: Spelling

Select the word that matches the following.

To Cover

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Category: Counting Numbers and Things

What should come after

하나 - 둘 - 셋 - 넷 - ?

102 / 125

Category: Counting Numbers and Things

What should come after

일 - 이 - 삼 - ?

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Category: Counting Numbers and Things

Choose the one that correctly counted

Five Dogs

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Category: Counting Numbers and Things

Which of the following correctly counted

Ten Airplanes

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Category: Counting Numbers and Things

Choose the one that should go into the blank.

"Go up eight floors."

(         ) 층 올라가세요.

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Category: Counting Numbers and Things

Which of the following is correct?

January 3rd, 2023 

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Category: Telling Time

Tell the following time in Korean.

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Category: Telling Time

Tell the following time in Korean.

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Category: Telling Time

Which of the following is another way of saying

12:00 PM

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Category: Telling Time

Which of the following is "Three O'clock sharp" in Korean?

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Category: Telling Time

Which of the following does not mean the same time as the rest?

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Category: Korean Proverbs and Idioms

Which of the following means

Killing two birds with one stone

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Category: Korean Proverbs and Idioms

Which of the following means

Birds of a feather flock together

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Category: Korean Proverbs and Idioms

Which of the following means something very easy to do.

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Category: Korean Proverbs and Idioms

Which of the following means people are never satisfied with their own situation; they always think others have it better.

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Category: Korean Proverbs and Idioms

Which of the following means 뛰는 놈 위에 나는 놈 있다?

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Category: Korean Slang

Which of the following means 대박?

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Category: Korean Slang

Which of the following means 애교?

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Category: Korean Slang

Which of the following means 절친?

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Category: Korean Slang

Which of the following means 셀카?

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Category: Korean Slang

Which of the following means 아재개그?

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Category: Korean Slang

Which of the following means ㅋㅋㅋ?

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Category: Korean Slang

Which of the following means 얼짱?

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Category: Korean Slang

Which of the following means 먹방?

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Category: Korean Slang

Which of the following means 한류?

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