What Country Do Your Manners Belong To?

By: Khadija Leon
Estimated Completion Time
3 min
What Country Do Your Manners Belong To?
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About This Quiz

How does the saying go again? Manners maketh the man? Well, in this case, manners can say a lot about where you're from, how you were raised or where you should move to. The English are known for having impeccable manners, while some other cultures are a lot less specific in their politeness. Ready to find out if you could sit with the Queen of England or if you belong in a cave with some wolves? 

Will your manners say you're from Japan? Are you the kind of person who sticks to the rules no matter what?  Or do your manners hint that you're really from Great Britain? Perhaps your manners point to the fact that you're from America! You know, things aren't as formal in the land of the free and the home of the brave. You don't always have to mind your P's and Q's. Maybe your manners will say that you're from France? There are certain rules that you must obey, while others are made to be broken.

We know you're excited to find out just where you belong, manners-wise, so don't wait another minute. Get started on our manners quiz right now! Please?

How do you greet people when you meet them?
Give them a wave
Give them a handshake
Give them a fist bump
Kiss the person on the cheek

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Are you always on time?
Always
Mostly
Never
Occasionally

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What do you do when you are running late?
Call the people expecting me
Apologize when I get there
Nothing
Send a text saying that I will be late

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Do you tip the wait staff after a meal?
If I have extra cash
Always
Most of the time
Only when the service is great

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How much do you tip?
$20
10% of the bill
20% of the bill
$40

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How do you pay for the bill after a group meal?
We take turns paying the bill.
I pay for it myself.
We split it equally.
We each pay for our respective dishes.

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Do you eat with your hands or utensils?
Hands
Utensils
It depends on the type of food I'm eating.
It depends on the what everyone else is doing.

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When entering someone’s home, do you remove your shoes?
Yes
If they ask me to
No
Sometimes

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When invited to a friend’s party, what do you bring with you?
Charcuterie
Cookies
A six-pack of beer
A bottle of wine

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Would you go to a party that you weren’t invited to?
No
Maybe
Yes
Why not?

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Would you invite your colleagues to go out with you after work?
Yes
No, business should be separate.
Some of them
No, I have my own friends.

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You were invited to a party, but you do not want to go, what do you do?
A attend because I do not want to be rude.
I attend because I said I would.
I tell them that I can't make it.
I tell them that I have another engagement.

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You sent your boss an email that was meant for your significant other, what do you do?
Apologize
Uhhh....
Blame the computer
Pretend nothing happened

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When you meet someone, what do you call them?
Miss/Mrs./Mr.
Madame/Sir
Their first name
Whatever they tell me to call them

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Do you maintain eye contact when speaking to someone?
Sometimes
Yes
Depends on the situation
No

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How do you excuse yourself from a room?
I politely bow.
I say "excuse me."
I quietly leave.
I wave.

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You need to use the restroom while at a meeting, what do you do?
I hold it until after the meeting.
I politely excuse myself.
I slightly nod my head in the direction of the door.
I just walk out.

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After a business meeting, who should leave the room first?
The oldest person
The guest
The owner of the company
The person closest to the door

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You bump into someone that you recently met, but can’t remember their name. What do you do?
Pretend that you know their name
Ask them
Pretend to not know them
Tell them that you don’t remember their name

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You are bored while speaking to someone at a bar and want to leave. What do you do?
Endure the boredom
Excuse yourself
Spill your drink on yourself so you can leave
Walk out

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Which of these drinks is your favorite?
Sake
Gin
Beer
Wine

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How do you prefer to interact with friends?
In person
On the phone
Via Skype or Facetime
Via text

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Do you think that men should open the door for women?
If they ask, yes.
Yes
Everyone should open doors for others.
Sometimes, depending on their relationship.

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Which word best describes you?
Respectful
Traditional
Outgoing
Graceful

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What do you like to do in your free time?
Read
Visit a museum
Meet friends for a drink
Shop

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Who should sit in the front seat of the car?
The oldest person
The tallest person
The romantic partner of the driver
Whoever wants to

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What kind of restaurant would you take your date to?
Japanese
Italian
Mexican
French

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Do you chew gum with your mouth open?
I don't chew gum.
No
Yes
Sometimes

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Do you burp out loud after a meal?
Yes
Eww!
No
Sometimes

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Do you always finish your meals?
No
Yes
It depends on how it tastes.
It depends on how full I am.

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