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?
Mummy and Pop
Mama and Daddy
Mom and Dad

2 of 15Choose your answer!

What is a cotillion?
A greeting
A "coming of age" ball
A type of food

3 of 15Choose your answer!

What utensils are used for the main course of a meal?
The ones set on the plate
The ones closest to the plate
The ones furthest from the plate

4 of 15Choose your answer!

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

5 of 15Choose your answer!

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

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?
You made a good impression
You have friends in the sorority
Members of your family were in the sorority

8 of 15Choose your answer!

Southern women should never...
swear
sleep
cry

9 of 15Choose your answer!

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

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?
Ask in a letter
Offer money
Say "please" and "thank you"

12 of 15Choose your answer!

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

13 of 15Choose your answer!

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

14 of 15Choose your answer!

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

15 of 15Choose your answer!

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