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Name: King Arthur Test Chapters X, XI, and Epilogue I.

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Write out either TRUE or FALSE for each statement.

Do not mark T or F because if I cannot discern whether the letter is a T or F, I will mark your answer wrong. (2 points each)

1. Citizens of Camelot are preparing for the Pentecost celebration. 2. Sir Launcelot knights an ugly youth at a nunnery. 3. Galahad is King Pelles s grandson. 4. Five wonders occur during the feast time. 5. Even Launcelot undertakes the quest which was meant for Galahad only. 6. In the great hall, knights see a flash of lightning, then a vision of the Holy Grail. 7. Launcelot finds the Holy Grail and brings it to his son. 8. When Galahad touches the Holy Grail, he disappears, leaving behind his spear. 9. When King Arthur tried to pull the sword from the red stone, he could not. 10. Galahad tried to sit in Siege Perilous, but he was thrown to the ground.

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(CONTINUED) Write out either TRUE or FALSE for each statement.

Do not mark T or F because if I cannot discern whether the letter is a T or F, I will mark your answer wrong. (2 points each)

11. Launcelot slays all knights outside Guenevere s bedchamber except Mordred. 12. No one at Camelot knows about Sir Launcelot and Lady Guenevere s love. 13. Lancelot kills Gareth, whom he had befriended in the kitchen years earlier. 14. A stalemate occurs when there is no victory or defeat. 15. King Arthur hopes that Lancelot will rescue Lady Guenevere from burning. 16. For not marrying his mother Morgawse, Mordred wants to punish Arthur. 17. Guenevere goes to London to shop for a spectacular wedding dress. 18. Arthur goes to France to avenge his nephews deaths. 19. Launcelot agrees to fight Arthur, but only with one hand tied behind his back. 20. Arthur asks a knight to throw Excalibur into the lake.

II. Fill in the blank with the correct word or words. (1 point each) 1. No knight is able to retrieve the sword except Sir 2. Sir Galahad loved only the vision of the . .

3. The old man who announced Galahad as a new knight in service to King Arthur was likely .

4. Twenty years after the Knights of the Round Table had formed, there were fewer in England. 5. The second wonder of the feast time occurs when 6. When Launcelot realizes Galahad is his son, he feels himself growing 7. When Galahad touches the Holy Grail, he falls to his knees and 8. Unlike Galahad, Launcelot was not without . . is filled. .

9. After touching the Holy Grail, Galahad s soul, Galahad s spear and they are taken to heaven. 10. Sir Galahad never , lied, cheated, or swore a vow.

II. (CONTINUED) Fill in the blank with the correct word or words. (1 point each) 11. King Arthur treats Mordred as a well-loved 12. Mordred must punish Arthur for the event known as 13. Mordred and . .

(choose one, two, three or four ) half-brother/s plot to

catch Launcelot and Guenevere and expose their impure love. 14. Mordred arranges a 15. The King Arthur. 16. Arthur is to see Sir Launcelot and Lady Guenevere. to challenge him daily. for King Arthur to get him out of the castle.

sends word that Lady Guenevere should be pardoned and return to

17. Mordred insists that Arthur follow Launcelot to 18. Arthur and Mordred raise

against one another. .

19. After learning Excalibur has been returned to the Lady of the Lake, Arthur 20. When Launcelot arrives in England, Lady Guenevere is living at a where she later .

III. Multiple Choice-Select the best response to the following questions. (1 point each) 1. The hilt of the sword stuck within the red stone was inscribed: a. No knight shall take me except the best in the world. b. No man shall take me hence but only he who shall be the best knight in the world. c. No person shall take me except the best knight in the world. d. No knight shall take me except he would be King of England.

2. When King Arthur is out of the castle, Mordred: a. Waits for Sir Launcelot to go to Lady Guenevere s bedchambers b. Waits for King Arthur to return with fresh game c. Waits for Lady Guenevere to invite him to tea d. Waits with his brothers Gareth, Gaheris, and Gawaine to catch Launcelot.

3. Siege Perilous is a seat at the Round Table reserved for the: a. most terrifying knight in the world b. most cruel knight in the world c. most perfect knight in the world d. most loved knight in the world

4. The first wonder of Pentecost occurs when: a. the old man announces Sir Galahad as a new knight for Arthur s service b. a red marble stone with a sword thrust in it appears to float on the river c. Sir Galahad effortlessly pulls the sword from the red stone at the river d. In the great hall, knights see a flash of lightning and then a vision of the Holy Grail

5. The second wonder of Pentecost occurs when: a. the old man announces Sir Galahad as a new knight for Arthur s service b. a red marble stone with a stone thrust in it appears to float on the river c. Sir Galahad effortlessly pulls the sword from the red stone at the river d. in the great hall, knights see a flash of lightning and then a vision of the Holy Grail

6. The third wonder of Pentecost occurs when: a. the old man announces Sir Galahad as a new knight for Arthur s service b. a red marble stone with a stone thrust in it appears to float on the river c. Sir Galahad effortlessly pulls the sword from the red stone at the river d. in the great hall, knights see a flash of lightning and then a vision of the Holy Grail

7. The fourth wonder of Pentecost occurs when: a. the old man announces Sir Galahad as a new knight for Arthur s service b. a red marble stone with a stone thrust in it appears to float on the river c. Sir Galahad effortlessly pulls the sword from the red stone at the river d. In the great hall, knights see a flash of lightning and then a vision of the Holy Grail

8. The fifth wonder of Pentecost occurs when: a. the old man announces Sir Galahad as a new knight for Arthur s service b. a red marble stone with a stone thrust in it appears to float on the river c. In the great hall, knights see a flash of lightning and then a vision of the Holy Grail d. none of the above

9. No knight is able to retrieve the sword, but one knight doesn t even try. Who? a. Launcelot b. Gawaine c. Arthur d. Pelles

10. The veiled Siege Perilous is filled by which youth? a. Sir Gaheris b. Sir Galahad c. Sir Gawaine d. Sir Red

11. Despite Arthur s warning, many knights: a. try to sit in Siege Perilous b. try to fight Sir Galahad c. vow to quest for the Holy Grail d. vow to serve Arthur faithfully

12. When Sir Launcelot tries to step inside the chapel which holds the Holy Grail: a. his hand is burned b. he is hit by a flash of lightning c. he is paralyzed d. he is thrown to the ground by invisible forces

13. Why does this event at the chapel happen to Sir Launcelot? a. the quest is not meant for Sir Launcelot b. he is not without sin c. he loved only the vision of the Holy Grail d. because of Guenevere s long shadow

14. Guenevere s long shadow is; Arthur s shadow is: a. Guenevere s love of Arthur; Arthur s son Mordred b. Guenevere s love of Launcelot; Arthur s son Mordred c. Guenevere s love of Launcelot; Arthur s love of Morgawse d. Guenevere s love of Arthur; Arthur s love of Guenevere

15. Together these long shadows eclipsed the sun, which had long a. foreshadowed Camelot s end b. shone on Camelot c. caused skin cancer d. hidden behind clouds

IV. Offer a constructed response to the following questions in complete sentences. Be sure to restate the question in your answer (2 points for restating). (5 points total) 1. Mordred comes up with a plan to punish King Arthur by breaking his heart instead of killing him. Briefly explain Mordred s plan. Why would Arthur have to exact justice?

2. Explain why Mordred cannot love King Arthur and why he wants to punish him. Consider the following when offering your response: Mordred s relationship to King Arthur, what event Arthur had ordered in the past, Merlin s forgotten warning. (5 pts.)

3. As a reader, were you satisfied with the epilogue of the novel? Why or why not? Respond in complete sentences. (5 pts.)

4. Reflecting on your feelings about the ending of the novel, what would you, as the author of the story, have done differently? Use the remaining space to suggest an alternative ending to the novel. Include details of what would happen to King Arthur, Sir Launcelot, Lady Guenevere, and all the citizens of Camelot in your version of the ending. (5-10 points possible 5 points for extra credit)