Do You Know Your Etiquette?

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Do You Know Your Etiquette? - Quiz

See how much you know your "good manners" by taking this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    You are at home and your friend is at the door with an invitation to a party next saturday that you can't go to, how is the best way to handle this situation?

    • A.

      Tell Your Friend thanks you, but you are sorry that you can't make it that day

    • B.

      Open the door, rudely snatch the invitation out of his/her friend and shut the door

    • C.

      Ignore her completely

    Correct Answer
    A. Tell Your Friend thanks you, but you are sorry that you can't make it that day
    Explanation
    Tell your friend "thank you for the invitation, but I am sorry, something has come up this saturday and I won't be able to attend, but the offer was very kind of you", then that'll make your friend feel better than if you were to rudely take it from her or just completely ignore her.

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  • 2. 

    You are at a nice dinner party and someone is talking, what do you do?

    • A.

      Interrupt them

    • B.

      Wait until they are done speaking before you start to talk

    • C.

      Throw a big long tantrum

    Correct Answer
    B. Wait until they are done speaking before you start to talk
    Explanation
    waiting until they are done talking is considered polite because when you do this, you are being patient and what you have to say AT THE TIME is not as important as their conversation, your conversation can wait.

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  • 3. 

    You are eating a big dinner and you need to badly use the restroom, how do you go and use the bathroom?

    • A.

      Shout "I HAVE TO GO TO THE BATHROOM!" and create a big scene

    • B.

      Just get up and walk away

    • C.

      Politely excuse yourself and say "would you please excuse me, i'll be back in a moment"

    Correct Answer
    C. Politely excuse yourself and say "would you please excuse me, i'll be back in a moment"
    Explanation
    both shouting and walking away is extremely rude because for choice "A", no one needs to HEAR you say you need to use the bathroom, because for choice "B", it is rude to just get up and leave, however "C", politely excusing yourself makes the entire situation better for the rest of the guests.

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  • 4. 

    It is good manners to hold the door open for a lady

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Holding the door open for a lady is considered good manners because it shows respect and courtesy towards women. It is a gesture that acknowledges their presence and allows them to enter or exit a space with ease. This act of chivalry is rooted in traditional gender roles and societal norms that prioritize the well-being and comfort of women. By holding the door open, one can demonstrate politeness and thoughtfulness towards women, making them feel valued and appreciated.

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  • 5. 

    It is polite to stuff your mouth full of food

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Stuffing one's mouth full of food is generally considered impolite and can be seen as bad table manners. It is more socially acceptable to take small bites and chew with your mouth closed.

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  • 6. 

    You should never overstay your welcome

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement "you should never overstay your welcome" means that it is not advisable to stay in a place or situation longer than you are wanted or expected. This is because overstaying your welcome can lead to discomfort or annoyance for the host or others involved. It is considered polite and respectful to leave when it is appropriate to do so. Therefore, the correct answer is true, as it aligns with the social norm of not overstaying one's welcome.

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  • 7. 

    It is not polite when eating to talk with your mouth 

    Correct Answer
    fool, foul, full
    Explanation
    The words "fool," "foul," and "full" are homophones, meaning they sound the same but have different meanings. In the given context, none of these words make sense as a continuation of the sentence. The correct answer cannot be determined without additional information or clarification.

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