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Cross-Cultural Quiz

How Much Do you Know about Cultural Values? 

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

 

Proverbs:

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.

 

Countries:

A. China

B. France

C. Germany

D. India

E. Belgium

F. Japan

G. Spain

H. Sweden

I. US

  

Answer key

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