Which European Country Do Your Manners Belong In?

Khadija L.

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About This Quiz

Have you ever heard the phrase "mind your manners"? Well, many people have, but how closely do you pay attention to what it means? Every country in the world has their own rule book on etiquette and manners, and it is essential that one becomes familiar with these practices as to not offend anyone. 

While saying thank you after someone does something for you is a given, it turns out that manners vary across different countries and what side of the world you are on.  In much of the western world, belching is considered rude, while in many eastern cultures, it is considered to be a compliment as it is a sign that you have just enjoyed a great meal. Also, tipping your wait staff in many parts of the world is quite a common practice, but in places like Japan, it is considered an insult as it signifies that the person should take the money to get some training. 

Do you know which of the many European countries your manners belong to? Well if you don't, this quiz was made to help you find out! Will it be somewhere that you've already visited or will it be entirely new? Take this quiz if you would like to find out!

How do you greet your friends?

What name do you use to introduce yourself to people?

What do you call a person who you’ve met for the first time?

Which of these titles do you use to call someone older than you?

What do you do when you walk into a room full of people?

How often do you check your notifications when at a meeting?

Do you ever talk on the phone while ordering something at a counter?

How do you prefer to communicate with your friends?

How long do you take before replying to a business email?

How long do you wait before RSVPing to an event?

Do you hold the door open for people?

Who should walk out of an elevator first?

Would you say that you are a punctual person?

Do you give up your seat on the bus or train for other people?

What do you say when you pass in front of people at the movie theatre?

Would you ever fart while talking to a group of people?

What do you do when someone burps in front of you?

What do you do when you're running late for a lunch date?

Who should be seated first at the dinner table?

Should a man always move the chair for a woman to sit?

How long do you wait for a late dinner guest before you order?

Where do you put your napkin when sitting at the dinner table?

Which of these utensils do you use most often to eat?

Where do you put your silverware after eating?

Do you always tip your servers?

Would you ever invite a divorced couple to a party?

When invited to a dinner party, what do you take with you?

If you are throwing a party, would you ask your guests to bring things?

When should you open a present?

What would you get your significant other’s parents when you first meet them?

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