Chinese Superstitions

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A True or False Quiz About Chinese Superstitions

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    The Chinese believe that one should keep a well-shaven face. If one wears a moustache it should be well-trimmed. If one violates this norm it will give bad luck.
  • 2
    Another Chinese superstition is that if a dog howls for a few hours in late night, it means someone died somewhere.
  • 3
    The Chinese believe that clipping toe-nails or finger-nails at night would bring ghosts to that place.
  • 4
    In another popular Chinese superstition, the number 4 is considered as lucky.
  • 5
    The Chinese believe that the numbers 8, 18, 13 and 168 are lucky. Hence those who are on a gambling or business trip prefer these rooms. As these numbers are in great demand, often disputes and fights arise over the choice over these numbers.
  • 6
    It is another superstitious belief of the Chinese that if one has a dream of teeth or snow, it indicates that his parents are dead.
  • 7
    It is a superstition among the Chinese that if one marries a person who is either three or six years older or younger is good and it will bring luck to the couples.
  • 8
    In another popular Chinese superstition, the Chinese do not sweep during the New Years because if one does so he will sweep away all the good fortune. Hence the sweeping on the New Year is to be done the day previous.
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    Another popular belief of the Chinese is that if one encages and keeps a turtle as a pet, it will bring luck to his or her business and fortune.
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    In another popular Chinese superstition, the Chinese do not sweep during the New Years because if one does so he will sweep away all the good fortune.

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