Questão 79 do Concurso Escola de Especialistas de Aeronáutica (EEAR) - Sargento da Aeronáutica - Controle de Tráfego Aéreo (Turma 2) (2021)

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How many kisses?

    You must remember this: you were going in for a double European - style greeting kiss with a friend who was expecting only a single cheek peck. It’s an awkward question that constantly creates trouble for traveleres: How many times should you pucker up? Here’s a handy guide:
    One: A single buss is acceptable in the U.S., but it’s mostly a big-city, phenomenon. Women will give a brief hug, while men shake hands. In the Middle East, one kiss on the lips is a normal greeting, but not between men and women.
    Two: Double up in Spain, Austria, Sweden, Hungary and, more recently, in Britain.
    Three or more: Triple kisses will work in Egypt, Russia, Switzerland and the Netherlands. Business in Belgium? Three kisses are a sign of respect for those at least 10 years older than you. Pack your lip balm in France; many people still insist on four kisses.
    Keep your lips to yourself: Germans rarely greet with a kiss. In Chile, opt for a handshake. Skip the kiss and bow or shake hands instead when visiting Japan, China and Korea.
Time, March 15, 2004, p.63.

According to the text, choose the alternative that is NOT correct.

  • A In the U.S: women give a brief hug, men shake hands.
  • B Greeting kiss is an easy task for travelers.
  • C In Switzerland, triple kisses will work.
  • D Germans seldom greet with a kiss.