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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What kind of wound does Sir Gawain receive from the Green Knight's "hammer-swing" blow?
(a) A "nict."
(b) A "scrapee."
(c) A "scrapt."
(d) A "snick."
2. What does Sir Orfeo do that brings all of the animals around him?
(c) Plays his harp.
3. What must the narrator of "Pearl" do to get over his sorrow? (Stanza twenty-nine)
(a) Steal her back.
(b) Abide his doom.
(d) Forget her.
4. Who does Sir Gawain say he wishes to watch over "the lord's" castle as he leaves?
(b) S. Peter.
(d) The Round Table.
5. When the Green Knight hesitates at his second blow, what does Sir Gawain call him?
(a) A "lusty fiend."
(b) A "lusty coward."
(c) A "coward."
(d) A "lusty man."
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Sir Orfeo's father "come" from?
2. In "Pearl," where does the narrator lose his pearl?
3. Where does Sir Orfeo immediately go after hearing that Lady Heurodis is gone?
4. Who is responsible for the color of the Green Knight?
5. When Sir Gawain finds an old cavern, covered in green patches, who does he say lives there?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Sir Orfeo leave his kingdom with only a beggar's cloak?
2. Why does Pearl say that the narrator is not a gentle jeweler?
3. What does Pearl say will happen if the narrator accepts God's plan for him?
4. What does Lady Heurodis say happens while she is sleeping under a tree in the orchard?
5. What does "the lord" say regarding his refusal to accompany Sir Gawain to the chapel?
6. According to Pearl, why has God called her?
7. According to Chapter IV of "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight," what is happening as New Year's draws near?
8. How is the narrator's pearl compared to Jerusalem's Lamb?
9. What does Sir Gawain do on New Year's day as he rises?
10. What does Sir Gawain say as he leaves "the lord's" castle for the Green Chapel?
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