100 Questions On Dining Etiquette

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100 Questions On Dining Etiquette - Quiz

How confident are you when it comes to your dining etiquette skills? Learn by taking this quiz how you can dine with confidence and ease, so that you can start focusing on your conversation rather than on your possible mistakes. This is the most exhaustive online test you will find online. Never feel embarrassed again in any dining situation! This quiz was created by Karin Schroeck-Singh, www. CareerHeads. Com


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If you need to leave the table during your meal, what should you do with your napkin?
    • A. 

      Place it on your chair

    • B. 

      Fold it again and place it on the left side of your plate

    • C. 

      Place it on the right side of your plate

  • 2. 
    If you need to go to the restroom, you should say:
    • A. 

      "Sorry, I need to go to the toilet."

    • B. 

      "Excuse me" and just leave the table.

    • C. 

      "Excuse me, do you mind if I go quickly to the toilet?"

  • 3. 
    Where do you place your napkin, once you've finished eating?
    • A. 

      In the middle of your plate.

    • B. 

      To the right of your plate.

    • C. 

      Semi-folded, to the left of your plate.

  • 4. 
    Is it correct to keep your mobile phone on the table?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Your napkin can be used to blow your nose.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Is it acceptable to ask another person to taste their food?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 7. 
    When is the right time to start eating?
    • A. 

      Once the host takes the first bite.

    • B. 

      Once everyone is being served.

    • C. 

      Whenever you get your food served.

  • 8. 
    Would it be correct to smoke at the table?
    • A. 

      Yes, but only if it is a smoking dining area.

    • B. 

      No.

    • C. 

      Yes.

  • 9. 
    If someone asks you for salt. What do you do?
    • A. 

      You pass just salt.

    • B. 

      You pass salt and pepper.

    • C. 

      You pass just pepper.

  • 10. 
    Once you pick up your cutlery, it should never touch the table again.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    You should finish your food
    • A. 

      Before your host finishes its meal.

    • B. 

      At approximately the same time as your host.

    • C. 

      After your host finishes its meal.

  • 12. 
    If you need to scoop food onto your fork, is it acceptable to use your fingers?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 13. 
    If you get food served that you don't like. How should you react?
    • A. 

      Express honestly what you think about it.

    • B. 

      Keep everything positive and avoid any negative comments.

    • C. 

      Not giving any tip and have a chat with the waiter.

  • 14. 
    How do you pass bread?
    • A. 

      To the left.

    • B. 

      To the right.

    • C. 

      With both hands.

  • 15. 
    How do you pass the bread basket?
    • A. 

      You pass it hand to hand.

    • B. 

      You place it on the table in front of the person who asked for it.

    • C. 

      You ask your neighbour to pass it to the person who asked for it.

  • 16. 
    When eating bread you should always tear off one small piece at a time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Where is your bread plate positioned?
    • A. 

      On you left side.

    • B. 

      On your right side.

    • C. 

      In the middle of the table.

  • 18. 
    Is it allowed to dip your bread in your soup in a formal dining situation?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 19. 
    Liquids are served from the right, while foods are served from the left.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    If you order soup and it's too hot. What should you do?
    • A. 

      Let it cool in your bowl or stir it gently with your spoon.

    • B. 

      Add some water to let it cool quicker.

    • C. 

      Blow on it.

  • 21. 
    Where should you put your bread-and-butter knife once you used it?
    • A. 

      On the table cloth to the left side.

    • B. 

      On the table cloth to the right side.

    • C. 

      Rest it on your bread plate with the knife's sharp side facing the center of the plate.

  • 22. 
    When you are finished with eating your soup, where do you place your spoon (if there is no saucer)? 
    • A. 

      On the table to the left

    • B. 

      In the soup bowl

    • C. 

      On the table to your right

  • 23. 
    Your drink will be placed
    • A. 

      To your right

    • B. 

      To your left

    • C. 

      In the middle at the top of the plate

  • 24. 
    If someone at the table accidentally drank from your glass, what should you do?
    • A. 

      Make the person aware of their mistake.

    • B. 

      Ignore it and don't drink anything anymore.

    • C. 

      Ask your waiter discreetly for another glass.

  • 25. 
    When eating meat you should:
    • A. 

      Cut all small pieces and then start eating.

    • B. 

      Cut one piece at a time.

    • C. 

      Cut it into 4 pieces and then start eating.