Good manners - Bon Ton

Whether you are a host, a guest or at the restaurant, one should know what is a proper behaviour! (Enter A/B to check how you'd fare)

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Gentleman should enter the restaurant firstGentleman opens the door of the restaurant for the lady to enter first
Lady chooses her seat at the table firstGentleman suggests the spot for the lady to sit first
Lady selects the meal of her choiceLady should wait for the gentleman to order first
Gentleman selects any mealGentleman should select a meal similar to the lady's if she has already chosen one
Gentleman suggests the drink to the ladyGentleman should leave the choice of the drink to the lady
Gentleman leads the way when exiting the restaurantGentleman opens the door of the restaurant for the lady to exit first
The most important lady guest sits to the right of the hostThe most important lady guest sits to the left of the hostess
Married couples are separated at the table, except the newly wedMarried couples sit next to each other, except the newly wed who sit facing each other.
One should approach his or hers seat from the rightOne should approach his or hers seat from the left
Napkin should be placed across the knees during the mealNapkin should be held with the left arm, close to it's corner
Lady should not take her gloves during the mealLady should put her gloves on the table during the meal
Oysters are held with the left arm and opened with a forkOysters are held with the right arm and opened with a small knife
Guests have to have a least 20 inches of space between themGuests have to have a least 10 inches of space between them
White table cloth is requisite for all mealsWhite table cloth is requisite only for dinners
Parallel placing of the eating set in the plate means that the guest is finishedParallel placing of the eating set in the plate means that the guest would like some more
Salad plate should be placed to the left of the main plateSalad plate should be placed to the right of the main plate
Water glass is filled when the meal is servedWater glass is filled on guest's request
Hostess should wait for all the guests to sit down firstGentlemen should wait for the hostess to sit before them, while ladies can sit as they please
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  • The quiz does not reflect authors opinion nor casual, everyday situations but is abstracted from Le Bon Ton rules of good manners. The first 6 questions are about conducting yourself in a restaurant, the following 6 about being a good guest and the last 6 about hosting. Enter 'A' or 'B' to select the correct option.
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Last Updated: Feb 16, 2017

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