7.0 Culture/Etiquette Quiz

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  1. In France guests are expected to share the bill at the restaurant.1
  2. What does “C’est la Vie” mean?1
  3. Sociologists consider Canadians as having a small short-term orientation.1
  4. Business gifts are usually exchanged at the first meeting in France.1
  5. What do the French say before starting a meal?1
  6. 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
  7. Leaving food on a plate is usually frowned upon, particularly when it’s in someone’s home.1
  8. If you don’t want any more wine, it’s customary to leave your glass pretty full so your host knows.1
  9. Canadians are typically well educated and open to fair debate.1
  10. In France the l’aperitif can last up anywhere from 30 minutes to 3 hours.1
  11. Wine is not as important as food in France.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. Canada is a democratic federal multiparty government.1
  14. The French believe drinking strong liquor before meals helps the palate.1
  15. Before attending a formal French dinner, be sure to learn proper dining etiquette, as well as all the names of the utensils.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. In France, people avoid eye contact.1
  18. It’s difficult for Canadians to say “no”.1
  19. Punctuality is not important in Canada.1
  20. In June, France practically shuts down except for the tourist industry.1
  21. Asking personal questions to start a conversation in France is encouraged.1
  22. Display appreciation for the food at a business meal before starting a business discussion in France.1
  23. The Michelin star-rating is for which industry in France?1
  24. The French province of Quebec has a set of principles very different from the rest of Canada.1
  25. Apologize for not speaking French before you ask for directions, help or simple information in France.1
  26. In France, clothing is very important.1
  27. What is Egalite in French mean?1
  28. Many French business people speak English and prefer to have their meetings conducted in English.1
  29. French children are taught to appreciate art at a young age.1
  30. In France, rhetorical humour is not accepted during arguments.1
  31. Anglophone Canadians greet each other with a kiss on the cheek.1
  32. The word culture is derived from which language?1
  33. To indicate you have finished eating, place your cutlery together in the center, or to the right of the plate.1
  34. In general, French Canadians are less cautious than English speakers.1
  35. It is critical, when dealing with French Canadians, to have all the material written in both French and English.1
  36. Canada is a country which is multicultural.1
  37. In general, Canadians are rather logical, and favour factual facts to subjective knowledge.1
  38. Canadians dress casually when they aren’t working.1
  39. The French may want to voice every possible objection during negotiations.1
  40. 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
  41. “Savoir vivre” means?1
  42. The main variable in social standing is family history in France.1
  43. The official langues of Canada are English, Chinese, and French.1
  44. In France, business drinks usually takes place in cafés.1
  45. The French are highly individualistic and have a centralized structure of authority which allows for fast decisions.1
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