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Take The Dining Etiquette Quiz!

21 Questions  I  By Yvonneanje
Take the Dining Etiquette Quiz!
Planning on attending a fancy or formal dinner party? Have a go at our Dining Etiquette Quiz to find out if you have the savoir-faire!

  
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1.  When you have finished eating, place your napkin in the centre of your plate.
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2.  If your fork falls on the floor, apologise to everyone at the table, pick it up, clean it properly with your napkin, and continue using it.
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3.  You should always pass both the salt and pepper even if only one is asked for.
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4.  You should excuse yourself if you must leave the table during a meal.
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5.  It is okay for you to burp throughout the meal as long as you say, “Excuse me,” every time you do so.
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6.  Always use the bread plate to your left.
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7.  Sit up straight and keep your elbows off the table, especially when you are eating.
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8.  Your water and wine glasses are located toward the right of your plate.
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9.  In order to signal to the waiter that you have finished your meal, place the fork and knife back on the table where they were before.
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10.  If there are two forks on the table, you should start using the fork nearest to your plate first.
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11.  If there are bones in your food, it is okay for you to spit them out directly onto your plate.
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12.  It is good manners to arrive at a party at least half an hour before it starts as this shows enthusiasm.
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13.  In the American style of dining, it is proper to switch the fork to your right hand to bring food into your mouth.
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14.  If you do not like a certain type of food, it is proper to explain in elaborate detail to the others at the table why this is so.
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15.  Since it is not right to waste food, it is best to ask the waiter or your host for a doggy bag to take home the leftovers.
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16.  If you are the guest, you should not order the most expensive item on the menu unless it is suggested by your host.
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17.  It is okay to blow your nose into your napkin as long as you do this quietly.
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18.  Always go to the bathroom to remove food caught in your teeth.
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19.  Spoon the soup away from you and sip it from the side of the spoon.
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20.  In a formal place setting, the dessert spoon and fork are usually placed above your plate.
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21.  Always hold a glass of white wine by the bowl.
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