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South Korea - True or False

Can you guess these True or False questions about South Korea (Republic of Korea)?
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Last updated: March 28, 2022
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1. Plastic Surgery is very rare in South Korea.
True
False
Actually, plastic surgery is very common in South Korea.
2. Using red ink in South Korea is extremely disrespectful.
True
False
In the ROK, they use red ink to show that a person is either dead or close to dying. When someone writes their name in red ink, it's a pretty bad sign.
3. Taekwondo is 100% South Korean.
True
False
Although it is popular in Japan, this form of Martial Arts is completely South Korean.
4. It is considered rude to eat dogs in South Korea.
True
False
In South Korea, they eat dogs as a cultural thing. But now, it is becoming controversial and a much less popular option
5. Instead of "Cheese!" they say "Kimchi" to get everyone to smile for a photo.
True
False
Kimchi is a pickled cabbage side dish.
6. Beards are very popular in South Korea.
True
False
A man with a beard is considered dirty in South Korea,
7. Cherry Blossoms are native to South Korea.
True
False
Cherry Blossoms are native to somewhere in Eurasia.
8. The number 18 is considered unlucky in South Korea.
True
False
The number 4 is considered unlucky, because it sounds like the word 'Death' in Korean.
9. When South Koreans are born, they are already considered one years old.
True
False
This is why idols have an international age (one year less than their Korean age).
10. It’s common to ask about blood types in South Korea.
True
False
One of the common facts is that Koreans think there is some significance to their blood type. Their neighbors in Japan are also similar in that way. While people in other countries may or may not know their blood type, every South Korean certainly does know theirs.
11. Leaving your plate at the table in South Korea isn't rude.
True
False
No, I'm pretty sure this is rude everywhere.
12. South Koreans brush their teeth after lunch.
True
False
False rumor.
13. South Korea is home to Jeju Island.
True
False
14. South Korea has a population 10 times more than Hawaii.
True
False
South Korea's population is roughly 35-36 times larger than Hawaii's population.
15. Valentines Day is a holiday where women buy men gifts, instead of the men buying the women gifts.
True
False
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