Can You Answer 12 Dining Etiquette Questions?

Do you know if your knowledge on dining etiquette is up to snuff? Take these 12 questions and find out if you're etiquette elite!
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Question 1/12

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When you sit down at the dinner table your.......
Bread and butter plate is on your left and your glasses are on your right.
Your bread and butter plate is on your right and your glasses are on the left.
Neither
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Question 2/12

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You have been served a course of soup. When you're finished, where do you place the spoon?
On the service plate
On the plate under the soup plate
On the soup plate
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Question 3/12

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When passing food at the table, all food is passed on the _________.
Left
Right
Either direction is acceptable
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Question 4/12

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Where are hands placed when eating continental style?
At the edge of the table
On your lap
Elbows are allowed on the table
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Question 5/12

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When placing a dinner napkin in your lap, should it be fully open, or folded?
Folded in half with the fold facing the waist
Folded in half with the fold facing the table
Fully opened to cover the entire lap
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Question 6/12

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When finished eating, where should you always place your napkin?
To the left of your plate
To the right of your plate
On top of your plate
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Question 7/12

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How long should a host/hostess delay dinner for a guest who is running late?
She should not delay
15 minutes
30 minutes
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Question 8/12

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What do you do when being toasted as a guest of honor?
Sit and smile
Clink glasses
Raise a glass
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Question 9/12

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Where do you place your napkin when you leave the table temporarily?
The seat of the chair
The arm of the chair
The back of the chair
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Question 10/12

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What is considered the best chair at a dinner table?
The chair facing the bar
The chair facing the door
The chair facing the center of the room
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Question 11/12

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True or false: It is impolite to ask for ketchup at the table.
True
False
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Question 12/12

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True or false: It’s most courteous to offer to leave the tip if the other person pays.
True
False
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you are etiquette average! When it comes to dinner etiquette, you're not quite up to snuff. When you see a fork, it's just a fork. When you see a napkin, it's just a piece of cloth for wiping your face. For you dinner shouldn't be a stuffy affair.

C+, Etiquette Average

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are an etiquette ace! When it comes to dinner etiquette, you know more than the average guy or gal! You know what do with your napkin, where to put your hands, and which fork to use at every course of dinner. We commend you for being etiquette elite!

B+, Etiquette Ace

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are etiquette elite! Maybe you grew up in a high brow household or perhaps you're just a sucker for good manners. Whatever the case, you know your stuff when it comes to proper dinner etiquette. You'd never slip up at a fancy get together, in fact, you'd be the one correcting others!

A+, Etiquette Elite

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1
When you sit down at the dinner table your.......
Bread and butter plate is on your left and your glasses are on your right.
Your bread and butter plate is on your right and your glasses are on the left.
Neither
2
You have been served a course of soup. When you're finished, where do you place the spoon?
On the service plate
On the plate under the soup plate
On the soup plate
3
When passing food at the table, all food is passed on the _________.
Left
Right
Either direction is acceptable
4
Where are hands placed when eating continental style?
At the edge of the table
On your lap
Elbows are allowed on the table
5
When placing a dinner napkin in your lap, should it be fully open, or folded?
Folded in half with the fold facing the waist
Folded in half with the fold facing the table
Fully opened to cover the entire lap
6
When finished eating, where should you always place your napkin?
To the left of your plate
To the right of your plate
On top of your plate
7
How long should a host/hostess delay dinner for a guest who is running late?
She should not delay
15 minutes
30 minutes
8
What do you do when being toasted as a guest of honor?
Sit and smile
Clink glasses
Raise a glass
9
Where do you place your napkin when you leave the table temporarily?
The seat of the chair
The arm of the chair
The back of the chair
10
What is considered the best chair at a dinner table?
The chair facing the bar
The chair facing the door
The chair facing the center of the room
11
True or false: It is impolite to ask for ketchup at the table.
True
False
12
True or false: It’s most courteous to offer to leave the tip if the other person pays.
True
False