Quiz - Hand Gestures Around The World

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Quiz - Hand Gestures Around The World

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If you are eating a pizza in Rome with an Italian friend and he shows you this gesture while eating the pizza. What would you think it means?
    • A. 

      It could mean he has eaten 2 slices of the pizza already.

    • B. 

      It must mean he thinks that the pizza is not good.

    • C. 

      It might mean he wants to eat 8 more slices of pizza.

    • D. 

      It may mean he had a new idea and wants to share it with you.

  • 2. 
    Now let's suppose that you are visiting Iran. You are amazed by the beauty of the Shah Mosque and get your camera to take pictures of a religious ceremony that is happening there. While you are positioning your camera, an Iranian woman shows you this gesture. What do you think that means? 
    • A. 

      It could mean she is greeting you because she knows you are a tourist.

    • B. 

      That probably means she is allowing you to take pictures of that ceremony.

    • C. 

      Perhaps it means she is telling you that you are doing a good job at taking pictures of that beautiful moment.

    • D. 

      It might mean she is insulting you because taking pictures of a religious ceremony is disrespectful.

  • 3. 
    You are now in London. You are taking a walk at Hyde Park and while you are appreciating the gardens, you accidentally bump into a suited British man. You say you're sorry about that and he shows you this sign. What does it mean?
    • A. 

      That probably means he forgives you.

    • B. 

      It could mean he is insulting you because you were rude by bumping into him.

    • C. 

      Maybe it means he finds you impolite.

    • D. 

      It might mean he is waiting for a more appropriate apology.

  • 4. 
    Now you are in Egypt. Tired of walking all day, you stop at a snack bar to buy something to drink. You call the waiter and he shows you this gesture. What do you think that means?
    • A. 

      Perhaps it means he didn't understand what you said.

    • B. 

      That probably means he is asking you to wait a moment.

    • C. 

      Maybe it means he is asking you to lower your voice.