Great. You`ve tied the knot and crossed your heart that it is forever. What next? Every dawn a cheerful tangerine and every night the proverbial bed of roses? Sure, my dear. But this doesn`t just happen. It`s sheer hard work. So, whatcha gonna do? Watch your step - that`s all. Take this quiz to see where the traps and trip-ups lie. And then, sashay your way through life - married life!
1. In India, you usually get married
a. To a man of your choice
b. Into a family
c. Into an entire clan
d. All of the above
2. Mother- in- law`s friends come home
a. You enthusiastically join in
b. You make yourself scarce
c. You are available but unobtrusive
d. You are called in but refuse to come
3. Father - in- law praises your cooking
a. You graciously accept the compliment
b. You admit that you only assisted your mother- in-law
c. You pass a triumphant glance at your husband ( and mom-in-law too)
d. You play it down as if it were nothing
4. Sister - in - law is late for college
a. You help pack her lunch
b. You continue watching the Breakfast show
c. You give her the ol` "early to bed and early to rise" adage.
d. You watch her flustered departure in amused silence.
5. You want to go shopping. The car is not available.
a. It`s just shopping - may be another time.
b. Shuffle this around and get your way.
c. Sulk because you didn`t get your way
d. Call mom and ask for "your family" car.
6. Your new little niece topples ice cream on you
a. You comfort the child, change and go about things.
b. Chide the child and leave the place in a huff.
c. Look accusingly at the mother.
d. Go on and on about your favourite sari.
Now for the scores.. go on, do you need anyone to tell you the scores ? Follow your heart and you can`t go wrong!