Can You Answer 12 Basic Table Manner Questions?

No burping! Cross your legs! Napkin on your lap! What else is there to know?
START THE QUIZ!

Question 1/12

askmen.com
Where is your drinking glass located on a table setting in front of you?
To your left
To your right
Directly in front of your plate
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Question 2/12

sheknows.com
If you imagine your plate as a clock, where do you place your fork and/or knife to indicate that you are resting between bites and not finished with your meal?
5 o'clock
3 o'clock
10 and 4 o'clock
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Question 3/12

dailymail.co.uk
If you imagine your plate as a clock, where do you place your utensils to indicate that you are finished with a meal or a course?
5 o'clock
3 o'clock
10 and 4 o'clock
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Question 4/12

ccio.co
What is the proper way to eat a roll at the dinner table?
Breaking off small pieces that fit easily in your mouth
Taking small bites and watching out for crumbs
With the butter knife and bread fork
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Question 5/12

atyourtablechefs.co.uk
If you are at a dinner party where you are being served meals on your plate, when is it appropriate to pick up your cutlery?
When everyone else has been served
When the host or hostess invites you to eat
Both of these choices are appropriate
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Question 6/12

poptasticbride.com
When is it appropriate to place your napkin on your lap?
When you pick up your cutlery
As soon as you are seated
When everyone begins taking sips of their drinks before a meal
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Question 7/12

kinja-img.com
When is it okay to stretch across a table to help yourself to seasonings such as salt and pepper?
When all other dinner guests are between bites
When there are less than 5 people at a table
It is never appropriate
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Question 8/12

tampabay.com
True or False: When presented with a big piece of meat, such as a steak, it is polite to cut the whole piece into pieces before proceeding to eat.
True
False
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Question 9/12

collegemagazine.com
Should one always say "excuse me" when leaving the table at a proper dinner party?
Yes
No
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Question 10/12

heyyhotmess.com
True or False: It is appropriate to always wait until you are done chewing to sip on a drink. There are no exceptions.
True
False
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Question 11/12

dailymail.co.uk
If toothpicks are provided at your place setting, is it appropriate to pick your teeth between courses?
Yes
No
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Question 12/12

atyourtablechefs.co.uk
In general, for a multi-course meal, which piece of cutlery should you start eating with?
The outermost
The innermost
The smallest sizes
Result
You love eating, and that's all you think about at the dinner table. When you're invited to a fancier meal though, make sure to study up on some etiquette tips before going!

C+, Casual Eater

rentcafe.com
Right!
You know which drinking glass is yours, and that you should always have your napkin on your lap, but you're not quite an etiquette expert just yet! Good job on this quiz though.

B+, Frequent Dinner Party Attendee

wordpress.com
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You surely know what all of the knives, spoons, and forks are supposed to be used for on a full dinner setting! Congratulations on an amazing score - you must have the most impeccable table manners.

A+, Etiquette Master

skodn.com
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1
Where is your drinking glass located on a table setting in front of you?
To your left
To your right
Directly in front of your plate
2
If you imagine your plate as a clock, where do you place your fork and/or knife to indicate that you are resting between bites and not finished with your meal?
5 o'clock
3 o'clock
10 and 4 o'clock
3
If you imagine your plate as a clock, where do you place your utensils to indicate that you are finished with a meal or a course?
5 o'clock
3 o'clock
10 and 4 o'clock
4
What is the proper way to eat a roll at the dinner table?
Breaking off small pieces that fit easily in your mouth
Taking small bites and watching out for crumbs
With the butter knife and bread fork
5
If you are at a dinner party where you are being served meals on your plate, when is it appropriate to pick up your cutlery?
When everyone else has been served
When the host or hostess invites you to eat
Both of these choices are appropriate
6
When is it appropriate to place your napkin on your lap?
When you pick up your cutlery
As soon as you are seated
When everyone begins taking sips of their drinks before a meal
7
When is it okay to stretch across a table to help yourself to seasonings such as salt and pepper?
When all other dinner guests are between bites
When there are less than 5 people at a table
It is never appropriate
8
True or False: When presented with a big piece of meat, such as a steak, it is polite to cut the whole piece into pieces before proceeding to eat.
True
False
9
Should one always say "excuse me" when leaving the table at a proper dinner party?
Yes
No
10
True or False: It is appropriate to always wait until you are done chewing to sip on a drink. There are no exceptions.
True
False
11
If toothpicks are provided at your place setting, is it appropriate to pick your teeth between courses?
Yes
No
12
In general, for a multi-course meal, which piece of cutlery should you start eating with?
The outermost
The innermost
The smallest sizes