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How much do you REALLY know about wedding planning? RESULTS!!!

Lynnie, on December 18, 2017 at 04:05 Posted in Wedding Tests 0 11

Time to find out just how much you really know about weddings ! Smiley heart Smiley ring

If you haven't answered the questions yet, NO PEEKING!!!


Answers!!! Give yourself 1 point for every correct answer, then tally up your total points!

1. Which is the most popular catering serving style for wedding receptions?

Answer: A - Buffet! 50 percent of couples offer a buffet at their wedding reception.

2. Engagement parties are a gift-giving occasion. True or false?

Answer: B - False! Engagement parties are not a gift-giving occasion. That being said, a nice card and a bottle of champagne never hurt anyone.

3. You've been invited to multiple showers for the bride or groom. Do you need to bring a gift to each shower?

Answer: C - No. If you do find yourself on the guest list for multiple shower - don't worry! One shower gift is plenty.

4. What is a stag and doe?

Answer: B! Well, and technically A as well. Everyone who answered C also gets a point for being awesome!

5. Whose name goes first on the wedding invitation?

Answer: A and D! For opposite-sex couples the bride's name comes before the groom's. For same-sex couples, the names are listed in alphabetical order.

6. What is the actual title to the song commonly known as "here comes the bride"?

Answer: D - "Bridal Chorus" by Wagner

7. Which part of the wedding ceremony is the "I dos"?

Answer: A - The Declaration of Intent. Don't forget this part! It's legally required to show you are there of your own free will!

8. What are these called?

Answer: C - Hors d'Oeuvres

9. Traditionally, what time is a black-tie wedding supposed to start?

Answer: B - 6pm. Traditionally, tuxedos are evening wear and are not meant to be worn before six o'clock. This wedding rule is one we're fine bending!

10. What are these cards called?

Answer: D - Escort Cards. Escort cards tell your guests their table assignment. Not to be confused with place cards which designate your specific seat!

11. Which of these moments is also a sign that you can leave the reception?

Answer: C - The Cake Cutting. This is the cue your older guests are waiting for Smiley smile After cutting the cake, it is appropriate for guests to leave early if they wish.

12. When should you send thank you notes?

Answer: A - Within three months of your wedding. Thank you notes should be mailed out ASAP, but approximately three months if the rule of thumb!

Time to add up your points!!! How many questions did you answer correctly?


0-3 Points: You're a nuptial novice! Never fear, that's what WeddingWire is here for! Check out our Wedding Ideas section for all the etiquette you need-to-know.


5-7 Points: You're a bridal beginner! You've got the basics and you're learning more every day. Keep asking questions in the Community to get all the answers you need.


8-10 Points: You're an etiquette expert! You're a dream wedding guest and know all the rules like the back of your hand.


11-12 Points: You're a wedding wizard! Move aside wedding planners, you've got this covered.


Did you enjoy this test? For more community quizzes and games, check out Would You Rather? , Innocent or Guilty? , and Keep or Skip Round Two !


Latest activity by Clare, on September 4, 2020 at 14:42
  • Clare
    Frequent user August 2021 Manitoba
    Clare ·
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    I got 10 correct , not bad. Some traditional are made up as you go lol
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  • Lynnie
    WeddingWire Admin October 2016 North Carolina
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    That's awesome!!

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  • Valérie
    VIP September 2019 Quebec
    Valérie ·
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    11/12! Sweet.

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  • Daphne
    Super July 2017 British Columbia
    Daphne ·
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    10/12, not too bad!!

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  • Erin
    Master September 2017 Ontario
    Erin ·
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    I got 9 points!

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  • Stephanie
    Master July 2018 Alberta
    Stephanie ·
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    I started off poorly, but swept the second half. My total was 6. I'm basically doing my wedding how I want, and not so much worrying about etiquette!

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  • Bethany
    Super July 2018 Alberta
    Bethany ·
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    I got 7! Just a beginner but I feel depending on the style of wedding, I could be more of an expert lol
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  • Amanda
    Super August 2018 Alberta
    Amanda ·
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    I got 6. Oops. Haha
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  • Stephanie
    Frequent user May 2018 Ontario
    Stephanie ·
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    7 points! better keep studying Smiley smile

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  • Jen
    VIP June 2018 Ontario
    Jen ·
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    I got 9 points, etiquette expert!

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  • Ashley
    Expert March 2018 Ontario
    Ashley ·
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    I got 7 points, I am a bridal beginner!

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