Test your cultural expertise with our weekly quiz question.

Last week we asked about Weltverbesserungswahn in Germany. Here’s the correct answer:

C. Both are likely to come from the desire that the world could be a better place, the meaning of Weltverbesserungswahn.

This week’s question is about Japan:

Which of the following are seen as good or bad luck in traditional Japanese superstition?

A. The first person you meet on a particular day is a woman
B. The first person you meet on a particular day is a Buddhist priest
C. You get a bird dropping on your head
D. You are overtaken by a funeral procession on the street

Know the answer? Know any more Japanese superstitions? Leave a comment, and check next week’s post for the explanations.

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About the author

Lucy is English and first ventured out of the UK she was 19. Since then she has lived in 4 different countries and tried to see as much of the world as possible. She loves learning languages, learning about different cultures and hearing different points of view.