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CultureShock! Germany (2016 e-Book Edition) by Richard Lord

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CULTURE QUIZ

ARE YOU READY?

By this stage you will have a much clearer idea of what Geman society has to offer. If you are prepared to persevere and break through the barriers which confront you, a rich and rewarding cultural experience awaits you. Often you will feel like a tightrope walker, precariously balancing the new demands of life in Germany, but in time you will be able to blend more easily into your new surroundings. To test your mettle, the following questions will help you to assess your competence in a number of specifically German social situations.

SITUATION 1

It’s your birthday, and word has somehow gotten out at the office. Should you:

   Ignore the whole matter. If people wish you ‘Happy birthday’ throw them a quizzical look ...

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