7.0 Culture/Etiquette Quiz

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  1. In France, rhetorical humour is not accepted during arguments.1
  2. In France, clothing is very important.1
  3. Apologize for not speaking French before you ask for directions, help or simple information in France.1
  4. It’s fairly uncommon to be invited to a Canadian home for a business dinner, however, it’s become more frequent in western provinces with outdoor barbecues.1
  5. What do the French say before starting a meal?1
  6. Canada is a country which is multicultural.1
  7. In general, Canadians are rather logical, and favour factual facts to subjective knowledge.1
  8. In France, people avoid eye contact.1
  9. The South of France is more strict with punctuality.1
  10. Despite certain parallels with U.S. residents, English-speaking Canadians are closer to British reserved practices.1
  11. The official langues of Canada are English, Chinese, and French.1
  12. As Canada is multiethnic, it is important to recognize that the business etiquette of whom you are dealing with may depend on where they originated from.1
  13. Display appreciation for the food at a business meal before starting a business discussion in France.1
  14. The French may want to voice every possible objection during negotiations.1
  15. The word culture is derived from which language?1
  16. In France, employees stick to their job descriptions because of the tight “old-boy network” and lack of merit-based promotions.1
  17. “Savoir vivre” means?1
  18. Before attending a formal French dinner, be sure to learn proper dining etiquette, as well as all the names of the utensils.1
  19. It is critical, when dealing with French Canadians, to have all the material written in both French and English.1
  20. The main variable in social standing is family history in France.1
  21. In June, France practically shuts down except for the tourist industry.1
  22. Leaving food on a plate is usually frowned upon, particularly when it’s in someone’s home.1
  23. In France guests are expected to share the bill at the restaurant.1
  24. To indicate you have finished eating, place your cutlery together in the center, or to the right of the plate.1
  25. The Michelin star-rating is for which industry in France?1
  26. Wine is not as important as food in France.1
  27. Canadians dress casually when they aren’t working.1
  28. Francophone Canadians often interrupt one another.1
  29. Canadian stand close to each other when speaking.1
  30. The French will readily consider information for debate purposes and may quickly change their minds, but strong ethnocentrism does not allow something contrary to cultural standard to be accepted.1
  31. Asking personal questions to start a conversation in France is encouraged.1
  32. Canadians are typically well educated and open to fair debate.1
  33. In France, business drinks usually takes place in cafés.1
  34. The French province of Quebec has a set of principles very different from the rest of Canada.1
  35. French greet each other, pre-coronavirus period, with a light kiss on both cheeks.1
  36. French children are taught to appreciate art at a young age.1
  37. Anglophone Canadians greet each other with a kiss on the cheek.1
  38. Canada is a democratic federal multiparty government.1
  39. The French are very appreciative of strong conversationalists.1
  40. In France the l’aperitif can last up anywhere from 30 minutes to 3 hours.1
  41. Canada’s Francophone regions are more relaxed with punctuality.1
  42. Many French business people speak English and prefer to have their meetings conducted in English.1
  43. The French are highly individualistic and have a centralized structure of authority which allows for fast decisions.1
  44. What is the third most common language in Canada?1
  45. What is Egalite in French mean?1
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