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What is a check mark?
Check marks or ticks are used to show something is correct, chosen, complete, or verified.
The tick ✔ comes from the letter V in the latin word “veritas” which means truth.
Unlike other symbols, there's not a lot going on with these, so once you've read this article, you'll know everything worth knowing.
Exams and quizzes
Exams and quizzes are often marked with ticks and crosses.Though using a tick to mean correct is not universal.
Japan and Korea use circles a ⭕ for a correct answer, and a slash, cross, or tick for an incorrect answer.
The Netherlands, Indonesia, South Africa and Suriname use the flourish of approval for correct answers.
Finland and Sweden both use a tick mark to mean incorrect.
What do 💯 and 💮 mean?
You might be wondering why these emojis appear on this page, or why they’re part of emoji at all.
Both evoke nostalgia in Japan — the birth place of emoji — where they’re used to mark school work.
💯 One Hundred Points Symbol
This one simply means you got full marks, or 100%.
Hanamaru is a stamp or drawing a teacher would use on a piece particularly good work.
Sometimes this emoji is rendered with the phrase “you did very well” and sometimes as the drawn version — a scribbled spiral with petals drawn around it.
To-do lists often use a check mark to mean that an item is complete. Crosses ✘, and strikethroughs are also used.
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