Mourning Kim Quiz

Question 1
By what title did the North Korean people usually call Kim Jong Il?

Question 2
Why did some observers feel that the scenes of mass mourning for Kim Jong Il were the “official government story”?

Question 3
According to Dr. Gary Small, what is the essential ingredient for mass hysteria?

Question 4
Why does Ian Buruma think that the mass mourning for Kim Jong Il was misplaced emotion?

Question 5
Based on your reading of the article and sources, which of the following do you think best explains the extravagant outpouring of grief for Kim Jong Il?

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