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 furthest from the plate
The ones closest to the plate
The ones set on the plate

4 of 15Choose your answer!

A(n) _____ should always be brought for the hostess.
tip
gift
appetizer

5 of 15Choose your answer!

How do Southerners thank someone for a present?
With a handwritten thank you note
With wine
With a simple "thank you" in person

6 of 15Choose your answer!

When can Southern belles no longer wear white shoes?
After Memorial Day
After Halloween
After Labor Day

7 of 15Choose your answer!

To have a "legacy" at a sorority means what?
You made a good impression
Members of your family were in the sorority
You have friends in the sorority

8 of 15Choose your answer!

Southern women should never...
cry
swear
sleep

9 of 15Choose your answer!

A woman should always be addressed as _____.
lady
ma'am
miss

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"
Offer money
Ask in a letter

12 of 15Choose your answer!

If invited to a party, it's expected for people to ________.
always attend
wear their best outfit
RSVP as soon as possible

13 of 15Choose your answer!

What should people never do at a dining table in the South?
Put their elbows on the table
Ask to use the restroom
Make conversation

14 of 15Choose your answer!

After sleeping in someone's home, people should _______.
make the bed
shower in the morning
make breakfast

15 of 15Choose your answer!

What do Southerners never wear while inside?
A sweater
A hat
Socks
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