Quiz: Only A Debutante Would Pass This Southern Etiquette Test. Can You?

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Are you a proper Southerner?

How much do you know about Southern etiquette? Take this quiz to see if you practice proper manners!

 Aug 29, 2020

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What must a man do when a women enters or leaves the room?
Stand
Shake her hand
Nothing

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Once you sit at a table, where should you place your napkin?
On the table
On your lap
On your neck

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

True or false: Forks go to the left of the plate.
True
False

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which side of the place setting does the water glass go on?
Right Side
In the center above the plate
Left side

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Food is passed around the table in what direction?
Counterclockwise
Clockwise
It doesn't matter

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

True or false: It is the role of the host to give the first toast.
True
False

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is a cotillion?
An alcoholic beverage
A "coming of age" ball
A fancy dress

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

How do you thank someone for a present?
An email
A phone call
A handwritten note

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

If you're invited to a party, what should you do?
Wear something nice
RSVP
Show up

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What should a man do when a lady enters the room?
Stand
Open a window
Maker her a drink

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What color shouldn't you wear after Labor Day?
White
Yellow
Black

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

When eating with a group, what should you do?
Wait until everyone gets their food before you start eating
Eat your salad first
Dig in!

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

When should you arrive at an event?
A little early
A little late
Right on time

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

If you run into someone you know on the street what should you do?
Ask about their Daddy
Smile and wave
Ask about their Momma

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

If you're getting married again a second time, what color should you wear?
Pink
White
Beige

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which word is no request complete without?
Thank you
Please
Yes sir/ma'am

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Where must dirty silverware be placed?
On the table
On the edge of the plate
On a napkin

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

If you are invited to a dinner party what should you bring?
A gift or hot dish
Yourself
Your invite
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

The American South is known as a place of kind people with a rich culture and history. To outsiders, folks from the area have some of the most unusual slang terms, food, and landmarks in the country, but are known as some of the most polite people around! If you're from the South and your character and voice were created in that part of the world, your charm, how you carry yourself and the adorably funny way you speak will make everyone, everywhere stop and take notice!

Do you know what to do when you approach people? What happens when a lady enters a room? How a lady should behave? Do you know how to set a proper table and which forks to use in what order? If you answered "yes" to all of these questions, then this is quiz for you? Show you how much you know about good old-fashioned Southern hospitallity!

Southerners are colorful, warm and mostly easy to understand—that is, if you're from that part of the country, but some things about people from the South confuse everyone else. However, if you're a Southerner by birth or at heart, you'll be able to understand the area's etiquette perfectly!

So, settle in and take this quiz to see how well you can answer the eighteen questions on South, its traditions and culture. We know you can ace it, because you're smart as all get out, bless your heart!