Which European Country Fits You Best?

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Which European Country Fits You Best?

Thinking about signing up for a study abroad program but not quite sure where? This quick online quiz is designed for American students who wish to study abroad in Europe, and provides some questions regarding nonverbal behavior. The quiz is based on information on the top four most visited European countries by UT students: Germany, Italy, France, and Great Britain. Please answer the following questions according to your preferences. There is no right or wrong answer. At the end of the quiz you will know which country is the best fit for you according to your nonverbal behavior, and we will be able to better assist you with additional information. Enjoy the quiz! __________________________________


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which image below do you think best characterizes the emotion of "displeasure"?
    • A. 
    • B. 
    • C. 
  • 2. 
    Considering your current profile picture on Facebook and all the previous ones you’ve posted so far, which statement best describes your facial expression:
    • A. 

      "I am smiling in less than half of my profile pictures."

    • B. 

      "I am smiling in about half of my profile pictures."

    • C. 

      "I am smiling in over half of my profile pictures."

  • 3. 
    How do you prefer to greet your friends?
    • A. 

      With a kiss on both cheeks.

    • B. 

      With a kiss on both cheeks, an embrace, broad gestures and loud conversation!

    • C. 

      With a firm handshake.

  • 4. 
    If a stranger in the street displayed the gesture below toward you, what would you say to them?
    • A. 

      "Excuse me??????"

    • B. 

      "No, I don’t have a cigarette."

    • C. 

      "Two what?!"

  • 5. 
    How late do you think it is acceptable for a person to be?
    • A. 

      You should NEVER be late.

    • B. 

      5 minutes is okay.

    • C. 

      15 to 30 minutes is acceptable.

  • 6. 
    How much space would you say there usually is between two men in a conversation? 
    • A. 

      1 foot away from each other.

    • B. 

      2 feet away from each other.

    • C. 

      Between one and two feet.

  • 7. 
    What does the gesture below mean to you?
    • A. 

      "A-okay" or "good".

    • B. 

      An offensive gesture which refers to an intimate body part.

    • C. 

      "Zero" or "worthless".

  • 8. 
    When meeting a friend, what is the first thing you do?
    • A. 

      Embrace your friend.

    • B. 

      Ask about his/her life, health, family.

    • C. 

      Stand next to him/her and go straight to the point on why you are both meeting.

  • 9. 
    How comfortable are you with being touched by a peer (e.g. you peer’s hands or arms touching you)?
    • A. 

      You feel comfortable about both being touched and touching him/her.

    • B. 

      You feel uncomfortable, but it is not a big deal.

    • C. 

      You feel very uncomfortable.

  • 10. 
    Which image below do you think best characterizes the emotion "anger"?
    • A. 
    • B. 
    • C. 
  • 11. 
    You decide to take an internship while studying abroad. Which style of dress would you feel most comfortable throughout the day?
    • A. 

      You dress formally while in the office because you want to make a good impression on your peers.

    • B. 

      You dress formally and keep your business dress on the whole day.

    • C. 

      You only dress formally if you visit the head office; otherwise your style is more relaxed.

  • 12. 
    It is the middle of the day during your internship. What do you do for lunch?
    • A. 

      You have a two-hour lunch break and use it for personal time or go home to eat with friends/family.

    • B. 

      You only have a small snack at noon.

    • C. 

      You eat with your colleagues in a staff canteen.

  • 13. 
    What is usually the overall style of interaction with your group members in a group project?
    • A. 

      The meetings are scheduled in advance and follow a formal agenda. Compliance and mutual decision making is very important.

    • B. 

      The meetings are planned in detail and follow the purpose of briefing and coordination.

    • C. 

      The meetings are more unstructured and informal. People come and go and it seems more like a social gathering than a productive meeting.

  • 14. 
    Which of these is the most important indicator of status to you?
    • A. 

      An impressive car.

    • B. 

      Job security.

    • C. 

      Your appearance and a good sense of style.

  • 15. 
    Please choose the option you think best pairs the image with a corresponding emotion.
    • A. 

      Impressed

    • B. 

      Confused

    • C. 

      Remorseful

  • 16. 
    When having a conversation with another person, you usually face them:
    • A. 

      Directly.

    • B. 

      Indirectly (but at less than a 45° angle).

    • C. 

      You alternate, facing them both directly and at an angle during the conversation.

  • 17. 
    During a conversation, the person you are talking to begins to move closer to you. What do you do?
    • A. 

      You stay where you are.

    • B. 

      You try to step away a little bit.

    • C. 

      You take a large step back.

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