1. What is King Arthur’s nickname as a child?
  • Cully
  • The Wart
  • The Nose
  • Kay
2. Who are Queen Morgause’s children?
  • Gawaine, Gareth, Mordred, and Guenever
  • Agravaine, Gawaine, Gaheris, and Uther
  • Agravaine, Gawaine, Gaheris, Gareth, and Mordred
  • Gawaine, Gaheris, Lamorak, Mordred, and Lot
3. Where does King Arthur’s final battle against King Lot take place?
  • Camelot
  • The Out Isles
  • Orkney
  • Bedegraine
4. At the end of Book II, what does the narrator say is the cause of Arthur’s tragedy?
  • He tried to murder his son, Mordred
  • He killed an unarmed man
  • He slept with his half-sister Morgause
  • He committed adultery
5. Why did Sir Ector and not Arthur’s birth father, Uther Pendragon, raise Arthur?
  • Arthur was conceived out of wedlock
  • Uther was too busy fighting the Gaels
  • Uther didn’t know that Arthur had been born
  • Sir Ector kidnapped Arthur
6. Who is Mordred’s closest ally?
  • Gaheris
  • Agravaine
  • Arthur
  • Gawaine
7. How does Gawaine die?
  • He dies fighting his brother Gareth
  • He dies of old age
  • He dies fighting Mordred’s forces in England
  • He dies fighting Lancelot in France
8. Why does the Wart pull the sword out of the stone?
  • He wants to be king of England
  • He has left his own sword at the inn
  • Merlyn tells him to pull the sword
  • Kay has forgotten his sword at the inn
9. What is Lancelot’s son named?
  • Gaheris
  • Lionel
  • Ban
  • Galahad
10. Why doesn’t Lancelot find the Holy Grail?
  • He is wounded in battle
  • He is a sinner
  • Galahad gets to it first
  • He cannot find the Holy Grail
11. On what text is The Once and Future King based?
  • Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
  • Malory’s Morte d’Arthur
  • Descartes’s Discours de la Methode
  • Montaigne’s Essais
12. Why do Arthur and Gawaine lay siege to Lancelot’s castle in France?
  • Because Lancelot is having an affair with Guenever
  • Because Arthur wants to expand his kingdom
  • Because Lancelot has kidnapped Guenever
  • Because they think that Lancelot has killed Gareth and Gaheris
13. Why does Lancelot sleep with Elaine?
  • Lancelot thinks she is Guenever
  • Elaine promises not to tell anyone
  • Lancelot wants to have a son
  • Lancelot is under a spell
14. What is the name of Merlyn’s owl?
  • Degalis
  • Archie
  • Archimedes
  • Troy
15. While living with Elaine, Lancelot disguises himself and goes by which of the following names?
  • Le Chevalier Noir
  • Le Chevalier Mal Fet
  • Sir Galahad
  • The Wild Man
16. Why does Agravaine kill his mother, Morgause?
  • She has disowned him
  • She whipped him as a child
  • She is having an affair with Sir Aglovale
  • She is having an affair with Sir Lamorak
17. Which animal does Merlyn turn the Wart into first?
  • A badger
  • A perch
  • A hawk
  • An ant
18. What is the name of the hawk that the Wart follows in the woods?
  • Sir Ector
  • Hob
  • Cully
  • Kay
19. Why do Sir Palomides and Sir Grummore disguise themselves as the Questing Beast?
  • To cheer up King Pellinore
  • To frighten Queen Morgause
  • To entertain themselves
  • To seduce the real Questing Beast
20. What is the one thing that Merlyn forgets to warn Arthur about in time?
  • That Mordred will betray him
  • That Lancelot will have an affair with Guenever
  • That Lancelot will betray him
  • That Arthur is Morgause’s half-brother
21. Why does Lancelot battle Sir Turquine?
  • Because Sir Turquine wants revenge for his brother’s death
  • Because Sir Turquine is defending the Holy Grail
  • To rescue his cousin, Sir Lionel
  • To rescue Agravaine
22. Who is the only person to defeat Lancelot in single combat?
  • Arthur
  • Galahad
  • Gawaine
  • Tristram
23. What are King Arthur’s allies in France named?
  • Bors and Kay
  • Gawaine and Gaheris
  • Ban and Bors
  • Pierre and François
24. Why is Arthur’s table round?
  • To prevent jealousy and competition among the knights
  • To allow every knight a good view of King Arthur, who sits in the middle
  • To use timber, a limited resource in Camelot, more efficiently
  • To symbolize the unity of King Arthur’s kingdom
25. Who is King Arthur’s real father?
  • King Pellinore
  • Sir Ector
  • Uther Pendragon
  • Merlyn