Australia Quiz

Australia is considered to be the oldest landmass on earth. Only the English saw value in colonizing the land. However, the Portuguese, Dutch, Spanish, Indonesians, and Chinese who arrived did not. This is a culture where regional differences are not as marked as in...

Belgium Quiz

Belgium is a strategically situated crossroads of culture within Western Europe. It's a diverse country with a population of 11 million people. Additionally, it's where you can find the head of the European Union and NATO among myriad other international...

Canada Quiz

Canada and the US are two of the most culturally similar countries in the world. Therefore, the differences can be subtle. When cultural patterns are only slightly different, they can be harder to recognize. For example, Canada is fast paced. And the US is very fast...

Costa Rica Quiz

Costa Rica, the Central American country whose name literally means “rich coast”, is bordered by Nicaragua to the north and Panama to the south. One theory is that its name comes from Christopher Columbus’s impressions upon landing there in 1502. The natives were all...

Denmark Quiz

speciallægepraksisplanlægningsstabiliseringsperiode No, that’s not a typo! The longest Danish word comes in at an astonishing 51 letters! It means “period of plan stabilising for a specialist doctor’s practice”. If you didn’t know that, did you know that the Danish...

Generations Across Cultures Quiz

Can you relate to these famous George Orwell words? “Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.” The existence of multiple generations in today’s workplace can bring brilliant...

December Holidays Quiz

Do you have December holidays on your mind right now? Around the world, December is a time for many holiday celebrations. And it’s not just Christmas. For example, Jews all over the world celebrate Hanukkah and Black people in the United States often celebrate...

Hong Kong Quiz

Hong Kong is a place of superlatives. For example, it has more Rolls Royce cars per person than any other city in the world. It also has more skyscrapers than any other city in the world. If that's not enough, it boasts the world's longest outdoor covered escalator...

India Quiz

The first known use of the expression “Indian Summer” was in 1778. It is said to have originated in New England, referring to the Native American practice of gathering winter stores at this time. According to the dictionary it is “a period of warm or mild weather in...

Qatar Quiz

Qatar is country of nearly three million people in the Arab world. Yet, only about 10% of the population are nationals while a staggering 85%+ are expats! It is a country that is approximately the same size as the US state of Connecticut. And here, the men outnumber...

Rosh Hashanah Quiz

When is the new year? Is it marked by a birthday? An anniversary? When the school year starts? Is it when the fiscal year begins? Or do you think of January 1st, the first day of the Gregorian calendar, which is the most commonly used calendar in the world? Whether we...

South Africa Quiz

South Africa is a country of cultural extremes. People of many races, creeds, education levels, and socioeconomic status live and work side by side. For example, there are eleven official languages that the Constituion recognizes. In addition to English and Afrikaans,...

South Korea Quiz

In Hanguk (a word used by South Koreans to refer to their country), most of the 51 million people live in urban areas. After Seoul, the next largest cities include Busan, Incheon, and Daegu. South Korea is one of the most ethnically homogenous countries in the world...

Switzerland Quiz

Have you heard of the “Rösti ditch”?   Rösti is literally a breakfast dish of hashed potatoes. However, in Switzerland the term Rösti ditch (Röstigraben in German or rideau de rösti in French) refers to the cultural divide between German and French speaking...

UAE Quiz

Despite being a relatively young country, people have inhabited the UAE region for thousands of years. The first inhabitants were the Bedouin. They farmed, traded, and even dove for pearls. For example, the world’s oldest pearl was discovered in the emirate of Umm Al...

World Flags Quiz

Every year on June 14th, the US celebrates Flag Day. While we are usually all about mixology, we're going to switch gears to vexillology. Vexillology is the study of flags. Flags are important symbols of nations. For example, they can represent a country's history,...