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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight


1. What is being celebrated in King Arthur’s court at the beginning of the poem? -> King Arthur’s birthday
2. What color is the Green Knight’s skin? -> Green
3. Who volunteers to take the Green Knight’s challenge? -> King Arthur’s nephew
4. What does the Green Knight lose? -> His horse
5. Where does Gawain stop and stay on his way to the Green Chapel? -> A castle
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