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Tell me where you’re from… Winners and Answers

This Trivia Trap is over. Congratulations to the winner, Tony Nelson. Tony, please send us an e-mail at goodmorningaomori@gmail.com to redeem your prize.

The trivia questions and answers are below:

The place where you grow up in Japan is said to have a large effect on your personality. For example, people from Hokkaido are supposed to be friendly and cordial. Those born and raised in Niigata might not be talkative, but they’ll be at your side when you’re having trouble. And don’t forget about the patient and enduring folks from Iwate or the pessimistic and conservative residents of Nara.

Questions and answers:

  1. What word in Japanese is used to describe this idea of assigning personalities to prefectures, literally translating to “the nature of the prefectural people”? Kenminsei (県民性)
  2. In 2010, a survey of over 2,000 white collar workers found the people of Aomori to be the best _______? According to a survey done in 2010, people from Aomori have been ranked as the best bosses in Japan.

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Welcome to Trivia Trap, your monthly chance to win prizes and learn about your local region.

This week’s prize will be the winner’s choice between a $10 Starbucks Gift Card and a hand-painted Aomori Apple Mug.
trivia trap prize

So let’s begin:

The place where you grow up in Japan is said to have a large effect on your personality. For example, people from Hokkaido are supposed to be friendly and cordial. Those born and raised in Niigata might not be talkative, but they’ll be at your side when you’re having trouble. And don’t forget about the patient and enduring folks from Iwate or the pessimistic and conservative residents of Nara.

The Trivia Trap:

  1. What word in Japanese is used to describe this idea of assigning personalities to prefectures, literally translating to “the nature of the prefectural people”?
  2. In 2010, a survey of over 2,000 white collar workers found the people of Aomori to be the best _______?

Please e-mail your answers along with your name to goodmorningaomori@gmail.com by this Friday, 4:30 PM. Use any means to find your answers. You have to answer all questions correctly to win!

Participants who get the correct answer will be put in a drawing and one winner will be randomly selected.

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2 thoughts on “Tell me where you’re from… Winners and Answers

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