Cross-Cultural Quiz

How Much Do you Know about Cultural Values? 

Can you match each of the following proverbs with their country of origin?



1. You are born with a brick in your stomach.

2. Money is a good servant, but a bad master.
3. Better take what is certain than aim for the uncertain.
4. The reverse side also has a reverse side,
5. Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you.
6. Work makes life sweet.

7. Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.

8. If it first you don’t succeed try, try again

9. Mother is God and Father is God.



A. China

B. France

C. Germany

D. India

E. Belgium

F. Japan

G. Spain

H. Sweden



Answer key

1=E, 2=B, 3=H, 4=F, 5=G, 6=C, 7=A, 8=I, 9=D