Cultural Gestures: What Do You Know?

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Cultural Quizzes & Trivia

How much do you know about the meaning of certain gestures in different cultures? This quiz will test your knowledge!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      "OK"

    • B. 

      "Screw You"

    • C. 

      "Money"

  • 2. 
    In Persian culture, if someone gives you the "thumbs up" gesture, he is wishing you good luck.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    In Indonesia, If you have your hands in your pockets it is a sign of:
    • A. 

      Power

    • B. 

      Assertiveness

    • C. 

      Rudeness and Arrogance

  • 4. 
    In Western cultures, mutual eye contact is a sign of respect. In some Carribbean and South Asian countries, also Australian Aboriginal culture, it is a sign of respect to not make eye contact with superiors and elders.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    In Japan, high-pitched laughter indicates
    • A. 

      Happiness

    • B. 

      Lying

    • C. 

      Nervousness