King Arthur Exam Review
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Arthur (or "Wart"), Sir Ector, and Kay are on their way to London to
Compete in a great jousting tournament
The country through which they travel is, above all else,
Wild and empty
Why does Arthur pull a mysterious sword from an anvil?
He must find a sword for Kay
Which of the following occurs the instant Arthur touches the strange sword?
He becomes clearheaded and more perceptive
Before the sword does come out of the anvil, Arthur has help and advice from
Hundreds of old friends
When Arthur hands over the new sword to Sir Kay, he
Tells his father a shameless lie
Merlyn sends the young king away from his tower room because he
Believes royalty deserves more courtesy
In a later conference, the young king reveals plans for
Making Might subordinate to Right
The society in which Arthur is born is
The relationship of Sir Ector and Arthur is that of
Guardian and ward
Freeing the mysterious sword from its anvil can be done only by
The true and rightful king
Arthur realizes that he will become king when
Sir Ector addresses him as king
To judge from the section, Merlyn is all of the following EXCEPT
The rightful ruler of England
Sir Launcelot, we quickly learn in this section, is King Arthur's first knight in
Both prowess at arms and nobility of bearing
In this section, why does Sir Launcelot leave Camelot?
He is bored with court life and inaction
What is Sir Tarquine's aim or motive in challenging knights, defeating them, and flinging them into the dungeon?
A desire to get revenge for his brother's death
When four queens happen upon the sleeping Launcelot, what does on of them do?
She places a magic spell on him
Launcelot is freed from a dungeon by a young noblewoman, in exchange for his promise to
Assist her father in a tournament
To judge from the outcome of the contest between the forces of King Bagemagus and the King of North Galys, such joustings were
Both bloody and deadly
In the fight between Sir Launcelot and Sir Tarquine, Sir Tarquine fights for the
Sake of revenge against Launcelot
Which of the following can be concluded from the incidents of the section?
Being a knight was a bloody, perilous business