Where Do Pre-Exam Rituals Come From Infographic
If you are American, there is a high chance that you will work out the day before an exam. If you are South Korean, I am pretty sure you avoid washing your hair right before an important test. And if you are Japanese, you are probably a big fan of Kit-Kats. Anyhow, all these rituals and superstitions presented in this infographic made by Essay Geeks team, are true in a way or another.
Each country has a different background, so different superstitions make us understand each culture better. For instance, Russians believe that sleeping on textbooks will make them ace their exams because they are strong believers of lucid dreams. They think that by sleeping on them, they will actually get the knowledge that lays inside the books, since their conscious minds are awake while they are dreaming. Understanding worldwide superstitious is an open door to understanding different cultures around the world.
TOP 10 Well-Known Pre-Exam Superstitions
- The USA – Working out
- China – Wearing red underwear
- Russia – Sleeping on textbooks
- South Korea – Not washing hair
- Vietnam – Not eating bananas
- India – Not taking a bath
- Japan – Eating “Kit-Kat”
- Zambia – Avoid shaking hands
- Belarus – Putting money in shoes
- WorldWide – Standing in the pose of a superhero