Wedding Etiquette

23. August 2020

Let me once again offer you a short quiz to check your knowledge of social etiquette. This time, it’s focused on a current summer theme, that is, unarguably, weddings.

Test your knowledge, there is always at least one correct answer.


  1. What is the name of the most formal dress code intended for prestigious social events, which originated in the end of the 18th century in Great Britain and can be worn by a groom to a wedding, even though it is strictly worn only in the evening?
    1. White tie
    2. Black tie
    3. Formal dress
  2. What is suitable attire for men to a small wedding and what, on the other hand should be worn to a big wedding?  
    1. Classic black suit and morning coat
    2. Tailed coat and classic black suit
    3. Daily suit and tailcoat
  3. Which of the following options is appropriate wedding etiquette for the bride and groom?
    1. Send invitations 6-8 weeks before the wedding
    2. Determine in time what travel expenses they are willing to pay for guests, if any
    3. Share as much information as possible with guests regarding planned events, local attractions, etc.
    4. All the of the above
  4. What should the bride have for the wedding?
    1. Something new, something old, something blue and something borrowed
    2. Something new, something blue and something borrowed
    3. Pearls
  5. Why do the bride and groom eat from the same plate?
    1. To symbolize the fact that in marriage, everything is shared equally
    2. Just for the fun of it
    3. It brings good luck
  6. If a guest arrives late for the church ceremony, what should he or she do?
    1. Quickly enter the church and sit down
    2. Enter only after the priest welcomes the guests, and settle in quickly
    3. Wait until the bride reaches the altar
    4. Wait for the ceremony to end; You must never come late to a wedding ceremony
  7. If the bride will be walked down the aisle by her father, which side of her father should she be on?
    1. Left
    2. Right
  8. If you want to adhere to proper wedding invitation etiquette, you should:
    1. Invite all business colleagues and acquaintances
    2. Invite everyone and their partner
    3. If you are not including children in the guest list, write or print “No children” on the invitation
  9. If the wedding is postponed, how should this be communicated to the guests?
    1. Briefly, but honestly
    2. Without giving details – it is enough to know that the wedding is “canceled”
    3. Wedding guests should be informed about the whole situation and know the exact reason

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