Japanese Culture Quiz 2

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Quiz for Japanese Culture


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Good morning

    • A.

      Konnichiwa

    • B.

      Oyasuminasai

    • C.

      Ja, mata

    • D.

      Ohayou (gozaimasu)

    • E.

      Odaijini

    Correct Answer
    D. Ohayou (gozaimasu)
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Ohayou (gozaimasu)". "Ohayou (gozaimasu)" is a common Japanese greeting used in the morning. It is equivalent to saying "Good morning" in English. The other options, "Konnichiwa" means "Hello" or "Good afternoon", "Oyasuminasai" means "Good night", "Ja, mata" means "See you later", and "Odaijini" means "Take care". Therefore, "Ohayou (gozaimasu)" is the appropriate response to "Good morning".

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  • 2. 

    Shitsureishimasu

    Correct Answer
    Excuse me; May I
    Excuse me, may I
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Excuse me; May I, Excuse me, may I". This answer is correct because both variations of the phrase "Excuse me; May I" and "Excuse me, may I" are grammatically correct and convey the same meaning. Both variations can be used to politely ask for permission or to get someone's attention.

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  • 3. 

    Konnichiwa

    Correct Answer
    Hello; Good afternoon
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Hello; Good afternoon" because "Konnichiwa" is a Japanese greeting that is commonly used to say "Hello" or "Good afternoon" in English. It is a polite and formal way to greet someone during the afternoon hours.

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  • 4. 

    Konbanwa

    Correct Answer
    Good evening
  • 5. 

    Oyasuminasai

    Correct Answer
    Good night
    Explanation
    "Good night" is the correct answer because it is the appropriate response to the Japanese phrase "Oyasuminasai," which translates to "Good night." This phrase is commonly used when bidding someone farewell before going to sleep. Therefore, "Good night" is the correct translation and response in this context.

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  • 6. 

    Sayounara

    Correct Answer
    Goodbye
  • 7. 

    Ja, mata

    Correct Answer
    See you later, goodbye
    See you later
    Explanation
    The given answer "See you later, goodbye, See you later" is a response to the phrase "Ja, mata" which is a Japanese phrase meaning "See you later". It is a polite way to bid farewell to someone. The answer is a repetition of the phrase in English, emphasizing the intention to meet again in the future. The addition of "goodbye" further emphasizes the farewell.

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  • 8. 

    Odaijini

    Correct Answer
    Take care
    Explanation
    The given phrase "Odaijini" is a Japanese expression used to wish someone good luck or to take care of themselves. In response, "Take care" is an appropriate and equivalent phrase in English to convey the same sentiment. It is a common way to express concern for someone's well-being and to encourage them to stay safe and be cautious.

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  • 9. 

    Ohayou (gozaimasu)

    Correct Answer
    Good morning
    Explanation
    The given Japanese word "Ohayou (gozaimasu)" is a common greeting used in the morning. It is equivalent to the English phrase "Good morning." This phrase is used to greet someone and wish them a pleasant morning. The addition of "gozaimasu" adds politeness and formality to the greeting.

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  • 10. 

    Shitsureishimasu

    Correct Answer
    Excuse me; May I
    Excuse me, may I
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Excuse me; May I, Excuse me, may I". Both phrases are used to politely get someone's attention or ask for permission. The repetition of "Excuse me, may I" emphasizes the politeness and shows that the person is being considerate and respectful.

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  • 11. 

    Sumimasen

    Correct Answer
    Excuse me; Sorry; Pardon me
    Excuse me
    Pardon me
    Sorry
    Excuse me, sorry, pardon me
    Explanation
    The given correct answer includes different ways to express the phrase "Excuse me; Sorry; Pardon me". It shows that all the options are correct and can be used interchangeably to apologize or ask for someone's attention politely.

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  • 12. 

    (Doumo) arigatou (gozaimasu)

    Correct Answer
    Thank you
    Thank you very much
    Explanation
    The given answer is correct because "Thank you" and "Thank you very much" are both commonly used expressions to show gratitude and appreciation. They are polite ways to acknowledge someone's kindness or help. The phrase "Doumo arigatou gozaimasu" in Japanese translates to "Thank you very much" in English, so it is an appropriate response to express gratitude in this context.

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  • 13. 

    Omedetou (gozaimasu)

    Correct Answer
    Congratulations
    Congradulations
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Congratulations". The word "congratulations" is spelled correctly and means expressing joy or praise for someone's achievement or good fortune. On the other hand, "Congradulations" is misspelled and does not exist in the English language.

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  • 14. 

    Itadakimasu  (said before)

    Correct Answer
    Accept gratefully
    I accept
    I accept gratefully
    Explanation
    The phrase "Itadakimasu" is a Japanese expression used before starting a meal to show gratitude and appreciation for the food. It can be translated as "accept gratefully" or "I accept." Both "I accept" and "I accept gratefully" convey the meaning of acknowledging and appreciating the food being served. Therefore, all three options are correct translations of "Itadakimasu."

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  • 15. 

    Gochisousamu 

    Correct Answer
    Thank you for the meal
    Explanation
    "Gochisousamu" is a Japanese phrase used to express gratitude after a meal. It is a way of saying "Thank you for the meal" in Japanese. This phrase is commonly used in Japan to show appreciation to the person who prepared the meal or to the host. It is considered polite and respectful to say "Gochisousamu" after finishing a meal.

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  • 16. 

    Itterasshai

    Correct Answer
    So long
    So long - said by ones staying
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "So long, So long - said by ones staying." This phrase is commonly used when saying goodbye to someone who is leaving. It is a way to express good wishes for their departure and to acknowledge that they will be missed. In this context, it is specifically used by those who are staying behind to bid farewell to the person who is leaving.

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  • 17. 

    Ittekimasu

    Correct Answer
    So long; I am going
    So long, I am going
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "So long; I am going, So long, I am going" because both phrases convey the same meaning and are grammatically correct. The use of a semicolon in the first phrase is acceptable as it separates two independent clauses. Additionally, the repetition of the phrase in the second option does not change the meaning or correctness of the answer.

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  • 18. 

    Okaerinasai

    Correct Answer
    Welcome back home
    Welcome back
    Welcome home
    Explanation
    The given answer includes three different ways to welcome someone back home: "Welcome back home," "Welcome back," and "Welcome home." These phrases are commonly used to greet someone who has returned to their residence after being away. Each phrase expresses a warm and friendly reception, acknowledging the person's return and making them feel comfortable and appreciated.

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  • 19. 

    Tadaima

    Correct Answer
    I have returned
  • 20. 

    Sensei

    Correct Answer
    teacher
    instructor
    Teacher
    Instructor
    Explanation
    The given answer options are all synonyms for the word "Sensei". "Teacher" and "instructor" are both commonly used to refer to someone who imparts knowledge or provides guidance in a formal setting. The variations in capitalization ("Teacher" and "Instructor") suggest that the answer options are not case-sensitive. Therefore, any combination of lowercase and uppercase letters is acceptable as a correct answer.

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