The most difficult South Korea riddlesCulture quiz
What do the black trigrams on the Flag of South Korea mean?
heaven, sun, moon and earth
east, south, north and west
justice, fruition, wisdom and vitality
all of the above
The Flag of South Korea has three parts: a white rectangular background, a red and blue Taeguk, symbolizing balance, in its centre, and four black trigrams selected from the original eight, one to each corner. Each trigram represents one of the four classical elements, such as virtue, celestial body or season.
Which river flows through Seoul?
There are four large rivers named “Han” in East Asia: two in China, one in Vietnam and one in South Korea. The largest of them is Han river in China, which is the largest tributary of Yangtze.
In which country do people use metal chopsticks?
There are various styles of chopsticks in different cultures. In Korea, the chopsticks are made of metal, and are paired with a spoon. There are also differences in the eating etiquette.
Which number is considered unlucky in East Asia?
Words "four" and "Death" have very similar pronunciation in Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean and Japanese. In East Asia many buildings do not have a 4th floor. Some high-rise residential buildings omit all floor numbers with "4", e.g., 4, 14, 24, 34 and all 40–49 floors.
Where is Seoul?
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Seoul is in the northwest of South Korea by the Han River. The Han River and its surrounding area played an important role in Korean history, but is no longer actively used for navigation, because its estuary is located at the borders of the two Koreas, with civilian entry barred.
Which martial art originates in Korea?
Traditional taekwondo was established in the 1950s and 1960s in the South Korean military, and in various civilian organisations. The names and symbolism of the traditional patterns often refer to elements of Korean history, culture and religious philosophy.
Which country is this traditional dress from?
Hanbok (literally "Korean clothing") is the traditional Korean dress. Today it is worn during traditional festivals and celebrations. Traditional Korean clothing has its roots extending back at least as far as the Three Kingdoms Period (57 B.C. - 668 A.D.).