Can You Name Japanese Family Members?

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Can You Name Japanese Family Members? - Quiz

How much do you know about Japanese names of family members? Even if you don't know many, this little quiz will teach you some, and you can flaunt your new knowledge!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the term Japanese use for someone's younger brother?

    • A.

      Otouto

    • B.

      Otoutosan

    • C.

      Imouto

    • D.

      Imoutosan

    Correct Answer
    B. Otoutosan
    Explanation
    The term "Otoutosan" is not the correct answer for this question. The correct term that the Japanese use for someone's younger brother is "Otouto." "Otoutosan" is a term that means "father" in Japanese. "Imouto" and "Imoutosan" refer to someone's younger sister in Japanese.

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  • 2. 

    What is the term Japanese use for someone's younger sister?

    • A.

      Otouto

    • B.

      Otoutosan

    • C.

      Imoutosan

    • D.

      Imouto

    Correct Answer
    C. Imoutosan
    Explanation
    The term Japanese use for someone's younger sister is "Imoutosan".

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  • 3. 

    What is the term Japanese use for someone's wife?

    • A.

      Kanai

    • B.

      Okusan

    • C.

      Goshujin

    • D.

      Shujin

    Correct Answer
    A. Kanai
    Explanation
    The term "Kanai" is the correct answer because it is the term Japanese people use to refer to someone's wife. In Japanese culture, "Kanai" is a respectful and traditional way to address a person's spouse. It is important to note that the other options listed, such as "Okusan," "Goshujin," and "Shujin," do not specifically mean "wife" in Japanese.

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  • 4. 

    What is the term Japanese use for someone's grandmother?

    • A.

      Ojiisan

    • B.

      Sobo

    • C.

      Obaasan

    • D.

      Imouto

    Correct Answer
    C. Obaasan
    Explanation
    The term "Obaasan" is the correct answer. In Japanese, "Obaasan" is used to refer to someone's grandmother. This term is commonly used to show respect and affection towards one's grandmother in Japanese culture.

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  • 5. 

    What is the term Japanese person would use for his/hers husband?

    • A.

      Goshujin

    • B.

      Ani

    • C.

      Okaasan

    • D.

      Shujin

    Correct Answer
    D. Shujin
    Explanation
    The term "Shujin" is the correct answer because it is the Japanese word for "husband." "Goshujin" refers to a master or someone who is in a superior position, "Ani" means older brother, and "Okaasan" means mother. Therefore, "Shujin" is the most appropriate term for a Japanese person to use when referring to their husband.

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  • 6. 

    What is the term Japanese use for an aunt?

    • A.

      Itoko

    • B.

      Obasan

    • C.

      Ojisan

    • D.

      Sofu

    Correct Answer
    B. Obasan
    Explanation
    Obasan is the correct answer because it is the term Japanese use for an aunt. In Japanese, "oba" means aunt and "san" is a polite honorific suffix. Therefore, "obasan" is the term used to address or refer to one's aunt in Japanese.

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  • 7. 

    What is the term Japanese use for a cousin?

    • A.

      Okaasan

    • B.

      Otousan

    • C.

      Itoko

    • D.

      Imouto

    Correct Answer
    C. Itoko
    Explanation
    The term "Itoko" is the correct answer because it is the Japanese word for cousin. In Japanese culture, the term "Itoko" is used to refer to both male and female cousins. It is important to note that the Japanese language has specific terms to differentiate between older and younger cousins, but "Itoko" is the general term that encompasses both.

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  • 8. 

    What is the formal term Japanese person would use for his/hers father?

    • A.

      Sofu

    • B.

      Chichi

    • C.

      Otousan

    • D.

      Ojiisan

    Correct Answer
    B. Chichi
    Explanation
    The formal term a Japanese person would use for his/her father is "Chichi." This term is commonly used to refer to one's father in a respectful and formal manner in Japanese culture.

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  • 9. 

    What is the term Japanese would use for their child?

    • A.

      Uchinoko

    • B.

      Okosan

    • C.

      Ani

    • D.

      Imouto

    Correct Answer
    A. Uchinoko
  • 10. 

    What formal term would Japanese use for their older sister?

    • A.

      Oneesan

    • B.

      Ane

    • C.

      Imouto

    • D.

      Ane

    Correct Answer
    B. Ane
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Ane." In Japanese, "Ane" is the formal term used to refer to one's older sister. It is a respectful way of addressing and acknowledging the older sister within the family.

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