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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Merlin's sought-after spell involved being able to do what to people?
(a) Make them fall in love.
(b) Imprison them.
(c) Make them sorrowful.
(d) Kill them.

2. How many knights have seized Lynette's sister in "Gareth and Lynette"?
(a) Three.
(b) Two.
(c) Four.
(d) Five.

3. Who approaches Balin and asks for his help in the woods in "Balin and Balan"?
(a) Vivien.
(b) Balan.
(c) A woodsman.
(d) Lynette.

4. How does Guinevere promise to dress Geraint's wife in "The Marriage of Geraint"?
(a) Like the sun.
(b) Like a queen.
(c) Like a princess.
(d) Like the stars.

5. Who professes that his new-found virtue is a result of having been beaten by Geraint?
(a) Edyrn.
(b) Galahad.
(c) Earl Doorm.
(d) Lamours.

6. By what are Balin and Balan located outside Camelot in the beginning of "Balin and Balan"?
(a) A fountain.
(b) A mountain.
(c) A meadow.
(d) A tree.

7. Geraint takes his wife back to his own land to protect her of hearing rumors of what?
(a) Geraint's affair.
(b) His cowardice.
(c) Guinevere's affair.
(d) Arthur's affair.

8. In "The Marriage of Geraint," Geraint tells Enid to put on what dress of hers?
(a) Blue.
(b) Purest.
(c) Noblest.
(d) Meanest.

9. It is only after Gareth has dispatched which knight that Lynette begins to view him with some esteem?
(a) This second.
(b) The third.
(c) The fourth.
(d) The first.

10. Of what material is the dress Enid wore in "The Marriage of Geraint" when they met?
(a) Satin.
(b) Wool.
(c) Cotton.
(d) Silk.

11. Whom did Arthur send to bring Guinevere to him?
(a) Galahad.
(b) Lancelot.
(c) Merlin.
(d) Gawain.

12. Whom does Gareth mistake for a bandit and attack in "Gareth and Lynette"?
(a) Arthur.
(b) The Red Knight.
(c) Lancelot.
(d) Gawain.

13. Who is Gareth's father?
(a) Sir Galahad.
(b) King Lot.
(c) King Mark.
(d) Sir Bleys.

14. Who is the King of Lot's wife, as mentioned in the Dedication?
(a) Enid.
(b) Ettarre.
(c) Bellicent.
(d) Ariel.

15. Who does not trust Gareth when he arrives at Arthur's court and treats him meanly?
(a) Sir Gawain.
(b) Sir Mark.
(c) Sir Galahad.
(d) Sir Kay.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does Balin kill in the end of "Balin and Balan"?

2. What does Balin do after he suspects the Queen is unfaithful?

3. Who hosts the tournament in "The Marriage of Geraint"?

4. Who is Guinevere's father?

5. What does Earl Doorm try to convince Enid in "Geraint and Enid"?

(see the answer keys)

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