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Japan - True or False

Can you guess these True or False questions about Japan?
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Last updated: March 27, 2022
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1. Japan is the 11th most popular country in the world.
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2. The world’s oldest company is in Japan.
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Kongo Gumi is the oldest operating business in the world, established in 578. It specializes in the construction of temples and shrines.
3. The Japanese live (almost) the longest.
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Second only to Hong Kong, the life expectancy in Japan is 84, which is 3 years higher than in the United Kingdom.
4. In Japan, the Japanese prefer if you wear your shoes in their homes.
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Actually, Japanese houses called genkan signal where you should take off your shoes with the help of its raised floors.
5. There is 1 vending machine for every 24 people.
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Japan has a total of 5 million vending machines.
6. In Japan, slurping your noodles is a rude thing to do.
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Actually, slurping your noodles is evidence that you're enjoying your meal, and it is also said that doing so adds flavor to your noodles.
7. Solo dining in Japan is very rare.
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Solo dining in Japan is very common- Japan’s shrinking population combined with an increase of single-person households has meant requesting a table for one quite the norm.
8. Barely any earthquakes strike in Japan.
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About 1,500 earthquakes strike in Japan every year.
9. In Japan, waving at the object you are talking about is considered rude.
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Well, pointing in Japan is actually rude. Waving is what they use instead.
10. 685 kids were rushed to hospitals in Japan in 1997 after an intense Pokemon episode that caused dizziness, vomiting, and seizures.
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11. 90% of the people in Japan live in an apartment building.
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12. Japanese melons can cost you over $200
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Japanese melons are very important for cultural purposes.
13. There is almost no immigration in Japan
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The population is 98.5% ethnic Japanese.
14. Japan has a meat dish made out of horse.
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Basashi is a popular regional Japanese dish, consisting of raw horsemeat slices with ginger and onions.
15. Nearly half the zippers worldwide are made in Japan.
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Founded in Tokyo in 1934, it is estimated that 7 billion zippers are produced by Yoshida Kogyo Kabushikikaisha.
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