Body Language in Different Cultures


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In China, what should you do when talking with someone who is older than you?

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1. What is an emblem in India?

2. What is the traditional greeting in India called?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Body language can differ across cultural boundaries and the questions featured in this quiz will test your understanding of these differences. These multiple-choice questions will ask you to identify various customs from specific countries and identify the interpretations of certain body language movements.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet combo is designed to assess your understanding of cultural body language, including:

  • How people in China show respect to elders when speaking
  • When it's appropriate to shake hands in England and China
  • The traditional greeting in India

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related body language lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the timing of handshakes in different countries and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about greetings and emblems in India

Additional Learning

To find out more about body language across cultures, check out the following lesson titled Body Language in Different Cultures. Aside from the topics from this quiz, you'll also learn about:

  • The definition of body language
  • Specific gestures to avoid in certain countries
  • The other type of body language in India