Which Region of the UK Do Your Mannerisms Belong In?

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By: Zoe Samuel

6 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

In all of its history, The United Kingdom has never been more diverse. There was a time when England alone was seven kingdoms, held under seven Anglo-Saxon kings, and parts of Ireland and Scotland were controlled by Danes descended from Vikings who settled in those lands. Today, the United Kingdom of the 21st century contains people from just about every nation in the world. Hundreds of languages are spoken in the UK, including indigenous languages experts once feared would die off. The many parts of the land have given rise to many industries unique to their natural resources, way of life and local culture. These, in turn, draw a specific type of person whose ways are geared toward the life of the region.

These factors add up to regional ways of life and give rise to regional mannerisms, be they policies toward others, attitudes toward work, or life in the workplace. The UK's many regions are places of unique people living singular ways of life, and few would confuse these people for each other. Still, no person is one-dimensional and meant only for life within a specific region. Perhaps you were born in Cardiff, but are meant for a life in Glasgow. The only way to find out is by taking this quiz, so test your manners and find out where you belong!

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