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Dining Vocabulary Quiz

Tests comprehension and vocabulary from EnglishClub's page on Dining Vocabulary. You can do this quiz online or print it on paper.

1. When is dining etiquette strictly followed?

at family breakfasts
at school lunches
at formal dinners
a) at family breakfasts b) at school lunches c) at formal dinners

2. If you have to "set the table", you must do it _______ the meal.

before
during
after
a) before b) during c) after

3. What does a dinnerware set include?

cooking pots
dinner plates
a dining table
a) cooking pots b) dinner plates c) a dining table

4. On a dining table, everyone has their own _______ .

tablecloth
place setting
centrepiece
a) tablecloth b) place setting c) centrepiece

5. What's placed on a coaster?

a glass
a bowl
a dish
a) a glass b) a bowl c) a dish

6. Which should be the sharpest?

a butter knife
a fish knife
a steak knife
a) a butter knife b) a fish knife c) a steak knife

7. Which word has the same meaning as "jug"?

shaker
tumbler
pitcher
a) shaker b) tumbler c) pitcher

8. Which is usually used first?

a dessert fork
a table knife
a soup spoon
a) a dessert fork b) table knives c) a soup spoon

9. If you need to wipe your mouth at the table, use your

tablecloth
napkin
place mat
a) tablecloth b) napkin c) place mat

10. After a meal, what are dinner guests usually offered?

tea or coffee
salt or pepper
water or wine
a) tea or coffee b) salt or pepper c) water or wine

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