Chinese Restaurant Etiquette Quiz

Etiquette can be so arbitrary sometimes. What's perfectly acceptable in one culture is perfectly disgusting in another. Here's your chance to see if you've committed a serious faux pas while dining out at a typical Chinese restaurant. This quiz was originally created by H. Tse for Asia'Zine. Are the following activities rude or not rude?

  Rude Not Rude
Chewing with your mouth open
Reading a newspaper at the table
Pouring yourself some tea first before pouring tea for others
Extending your pinky finger outwards as you hold your tea cup
Reaching across the table to get at a dish of food
Putting food in other people's bowls even if they don't want it
After dinner, pulling out a toothpick and picking your teeth
Not offering to pay for the meal because you were invited to dinner


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