The Crowning Of King Arthur Book Quiz!

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The Crowning Of King Arthur Book Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What agreement do Merlin and Uther reach?
    • A. 

      Merli can't have Uther's first-born child from the union of Uther and Igraine

    • B. 

      Merli can gave the name of Uther to her first-born child

    • C. 

      Merlin can have Uther's first-born child from the union of Uther and Igraine

  • 2. 
    How do the motives of Uther and Merlin differ in the plot to deceive Igraine?
    • A. 

      Uther is motivated by pleasure and Merlin is motivated by the future benefits.

    • B. 

      Merli is motivated by richness and Uther is motivated by pleasure

    • C. 

      Uther is motivated by  future benefits and Merli is motivated by pleasure

  • 3. 
    Think about Malory's depiction of Igraine up to this point. What details suggest that she is an idealized character?
    • A. 

      Igranie is an ambitious woman, but she is still loyal and refuses to be King Uther's misstress. she lacks anger and is a very forgivin character.

    • B. 

      Igraine is a beautiful woman, but she is still loyal and refuses to be King Uther's mistress. She lacks anger and is a very forgiving character.

    • C. 

      Igraine is an intelliget woman, but she is still loyal and refuses to be King Uther's mistress. She lacks aanger and is a very beautiful character.

  • 4. 
    In what way does Merlin show his loyalty to King Uther and the Britons?
    • A. 

      Merli made sure that  she will take care of the baby while the king was dying in order to keep him fine about it.

    • B. 

      The king saw how Merli take care of him and he keeps his identity hidden until the proper time.

    • C. 

      Merlin made sure the baby was getting the right care and disguised him so that he wouldn't be targeted as the King was dying. He keeps his identity hidden until the proper time.

  • 5. 
    Compare the behavior of Sir Kay with that of Arthur. Which character better illustrates the chivalric traits of a knight?
    • A. 

      Arthur is more chivalric because he is honest, but Sir Kay tried to take the throne for himself.  

    • B. 

      Sir Kay is more chivalric because he is honest, but Arthir tried to take the throne himself.

    • C. 

      Arthur is more responsable, but Sir Kay tried to take the throne for himself.

  • 6. 
    How do Arthur's actions fit the conventions of medieval romance?
    • A. 

      Arthur claims he will hidden identity.

    • B. 

      Sir Kay has hidden the identity f Arthur, he claims he will accept any request from them. 

    • C. 

      Arthur has a hidden identity, he does what they say, he claims he will accept any request from them, there are magical elements, and he bestows Sir Kay with a rank.

  • 7. 
    Who is King Arthur's son?
    • A. 

      Mordred 

    • B. 

      Lancelot

    • C. 

      Gawain

  • 8. 
    Modred persuades the nobles in charge to elect him king by...
    • A. 

      Staging a coronation at Canterbury.

    • B. 

      Announcing Arthur's death.

    • C. 

      Challenging both Gawain and Launcelot.

  • 9. 
    Arthur expresses his final wishes to Bedivere. What type of conflict is involved in carrying out Arthur's final with Excalibur?
    • A. 

      Arthur's external conflict with both Modred and Bedivere for Arthur's life

    • B. 

      An external conflict between Bedivere and Arthur about possession of the sword

    • C. 

      Bedivere's internal conflict about the sword and an external conflict between him and Arthur

  • 10. 
    Who was Igraine married to before Uther Pendragon?
    • A. 

      Sir uriens

    • B. 

      The duke of tintagil 

    • C. 

      Sir folk

  • 11. 
    What section of England fought against Uther after he grew ill, and later against Arthur when he was crowned High King?
    • A. 

      The North

    • B. 

      The South

    • C. 

      The East

  • 12. 
    In “The Crowning of Arthur,” Merlin hides King Uther’s identity because the king
    • A. 

      Hates the Duke of Tintagil

    • B. 

      Desires Lady Igraine

    • C. 

      Died

  • 13. 
     Why do the nobles reject Arthur at first?
    • A. 

      Merlin insists that Arthur will be the king of England.

    • B. 

      King Uther names Arthur as his heir before he dies.

    • C. 

      The nobles think that Arthur is too young and common.

  • 14. 
    What is one reason Launcelot sends a messenger with a plea for peace with Arthur?
    • A. 

      Launcelot plots to overthrow Arthur under the guise of peace.

    • B. 

      Launcelot is afraid of Arthur and his army

    • C. 

      Launcelot believes that peace is always preferable to war.

  • 15. 
     How does the combat between Gawain and Launcelot ultimately result in Gawain's death?
    • A. 

      Gawain is injured so badly during the contest that he never recovers.

    • B. 

      Gawain loses his strength because of the contest and is easily killed later.

    • C. 

      A wound Gawain suffers when fighting Launcelot reopens during the battle with Modred.