Who Was King Arthur? - Legend, Knights & Court


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How did the legend of King Arthur originate?

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1. Who advised King Uther to raise Arthur in a secret place?

2. What was the name of King Arthur's sword?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The legendary story of King Arthur and his court is a fantastical tale that has been passed down for centuries. The quiz and worksheet for this lesson will help you to learn and recall the events from the life of King Arthur and the details on the origin of this mythical story.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • The origin of the Arthurian legend
  • Arthur's upbringing
  • The sword of King Arthur
  • A historical description of King Arthur's life
  • How Arthur claimed ownership of the throne

Skills Practiced

These assessments will evaluate your skills of:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the details of the Arthurian legend
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the legend of King Arthur
  • Identify key figures - ensure that you can recognize primary individuals and characters associated with the legend, such as Chretien de Troyes and Merlin

Additional Learning

To ensure your understanding of the material, review the lesson on The Legend of King Arthur & His Court. Use this lesson to achieve the following objectives:

  • Know the origins of the legend of King Arthur
  • Identify key figures relating to the story
  • Understand the principles of the court of Camelot
  • Know the details from Arthur's early life and reign