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As You Like It

As You Like It


by William Shakespeare

As You Like It: The Originally Proposed Slogan for Subway Quiz

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Q. What does the court wrestler do to Orlando?

He snaps Orlando’s neck
He breaks Orlando’s leg
Nothing—Orlando beats the heck out of him
He beats him pretty badly, but it’s nothing compared to what Orlando suffers at the hands of the court arm wrestler
Q. What does Rosalind give to Orlando to indicate that they are a couple?

Her slipper
A lock of her hair
An apple
Her necklace
Q. Why does Duke Frederick kick Rosalind out of his court?

Because she broke a law
Because he is in love with her, and cannot legally be involved with someone who is a member of his court
Because he didn’t like that she was more popular than his daughter
Because she is caught juggling the court fool’s balls
Q. What is the name of the court fool?

16th Century Fox
Q. What does Duke Senior give Orlando?

The key to the Forest of Arden (OK, it’s really just a long stick)
Permission to marry his daughter