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Small Talk Quiz

This quiz is based on the words and expressions covered in our small talk in English pages.

Are the following statements True or False?

1. It is common to use small talk when you are waiting in a long line-up.
True
False

2. Religion is a "safe" topic when making small talk.
True
False

3. It is rude for both children and adults not to make small talk with strangers.
True
False

4. It is inappropriate to make small talk with your mailman.
True
False

5. Sport is not a safe topic when making small talk.
True
False

6. One should never compliment another person's clothes in order to make small talk.
True
False

7. Politics is a controversial subject according to society.
True
False

8. It is common to discuss the weather in an elevator.
True
False

9. It is rude to interrupt a conversation in order to make small talk.
True
False

10. One reason people use small talk is to eliminate an uncomfortable silence.
True
False

Your score is: