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Who Was Guinevere? - Character & Stories

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How did King Arthur first meet Guinevere?

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1. What was given as a dowry for King Arthur to marry Guinevere?

2. Which of King Arthur's knights did Guinevere love?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A true damsel in distress, Guinevere was a beautiful woman desired by many men. Kidnapped for her beauty, she was rescued by a knight and they fell in love, though she was married to King Arthur. This quiz and worksheet combination will test your knowledge of Guinevere's character, including her flaws and consequences of her actions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To master this quiz, students will need to be familiar with the following:

  • Guinevere's courtship with King Arthur
  • Escape from Mordred
  • How Guinevere spent her final days

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet provide practice in the following skills related to the lesson on Guinevere:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Guinevere's character
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Guinevere's role in Arthurian literature
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Guinevere's marriage to Arthur and her character flaws

Additional Learning

Read the lesson on Who Was Guinevere? - Character & Stories to learn more about this tragic character from Arthurian legend. The lesson, together with this quiz and worksheet, contains the following objectives:

  • Discuss specific ways in which Guinevere's character adds romance and treachery to Arthurian legend
  • Explore 'damsel in distress' element through her two kidnapping events
  • Provide character analysis of Guinevere as the 'ideal woman'
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