Quiz: Can You Score At Least 10/15 On This Southern Etiquette Test?

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Quiz on traditional and modern Southern etiquette, table manners, grooming, sororities, entertaining, and more.

 Sep 24, 2017
1 of 15Choose your answer!
What do most Southerners call their mother and father?
Mama and Daddy
Mummy and Pop
Mom and Dad
2 of 15Choose your answer!
What is a cotillion?
A greeting
A type of food
A "coming of age" ball
3 of 15Choose your answer!
What utensils are used for the main course of a meal?
The ones closest to the plate
The ones set on the plate
The ones furthest from the plate
4 of 15Choose your answer!
A(n) _____ should always be brought for the hostess.
gift
tip
appetizer
5 of 15Choose your answer!
How do Southerners thank someone for a present?
With a simple "thank you" in person
With a handwritten thank you note
With wine
6 of 15Choose your answer!
When can Southern belles no longer wear white shoes?
After Halloween
After Labor Day
After Memorial Day
7 of 15Choose your answer!
To have a "legacy" at a sorority means what?
Members of your family were in the sorority
You made a good impression
You have friends in the sorority
8 of 15Choose your answer!
Southern women should never...
swear
cry
sleep
9 of 15Choose your answer!
A woman should always be addressed as _____.
miss
lady
ma'am
10 of 15Choose your answer!
A man should always be addressed as _____.
mister
dude
sir
11 of 15Choose your answer!
What is the etiquette when asking for a favor?
Say "please" and "thank you"
Ask in a letter
Offer money
12 of 15Choose your answer!
If invited to a party, it's expected for people to ________.
wear their best outfit
always attend
RSVP as soon as possible
13 of 15Choose your answer!
What should people never do at a dining table in the South?
Ask to use the restroom
Make conversation
Put their elbows on the table
14 of 15Choose your answer!
After sleeping in someone's home, people should _______.
make the bed
make breakfast
shower in the morning
15 of 15Choose your answer!
What do Southerners never wear while inside?
A hat
Socks
A sweater
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