Can You Read Body Language In Everyday Life? Quiz January 28, 2020 Take this short quiz to find out whether you can read body language in everyday life! 1. Hands clasped on table when sitting. Shows frustration and negative behavior. Positive sign, the person is likely agree with you. Shows surrender and humility, total respect of the other party. 2. Hands behind, one palm holding the wrist or forearm of the other hand. Positive body language, the person is absolutely open to the other party' suggestions. Superior behavior, a sign of self-confidence. Expression of happiness, sense of humour. 3. Hand covers the mouth, fingers press the face. It indicates that the person is bored, does not care about the other's message. The person is likely to lie, hand is being instructed unconsciusly by the brain not to say unwanted words. The other party’s message is not entirely clear to the person; does not understand what is being said. 4. Caressing the chin. The person cheats or lies. It shows agressive manner. Indicates that the person has decided himself/herself. 5. Leaning against a wall in a standing position. It shows intimidation, expresses that the person is in possession of something. It means that the person is feeling happy. This person accepts what you say, you probably can agree with each other quickly. 6. Arms folded. The person is deeply focusing on what you say. The person does not like your appearance (e.g. your outfit, shoes or hair style). It shows antipathy, dislike or grudge towards the oter person. 7. Legs crossed in standing position. The person is cheerful and happy. It shows mistrust of others, mostly among unknown people. Lying or hiding something. 8. Crossing the ankles while sitting. It means pain, something hurts (e.g. stomach or head). It means negative or defensive behavior, suppression of anxiety or fear. With no motion with the legs, this person tries to concentrate on what you say. 9. Head tilting aside. Indicates that the person is interested in what you are saying. Shows disbelief, the person doubts what you say. It means uncertainty, the person is not able to make up his/her mind. 10. Hands on hips. It shows hunger or thirst. Shows loss of interest, the person is bored. A provocative or agressive pose, the person is willing to argue.