From 11:00PM PDT on Friday, July 1 until 5:00AM PDT on Saturday, July 2, the Shmoop engineering elves will be making tweaks and improvements to the site. That means Shmoop will be unavailable for use during that time. Thanks for your patience!
We have changed our privacy policy. In addition, we use cookies on our website for various purposes. By continuing on our website, you consent to our use of cookies. You can learn about our practices by reading our privacy policy.
© 2016 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
Terence, this is stupid stuff

Terence, this is stupid stuff

  

by A.E. Housman

Terence, this is stupid stuff: Food and Drink Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Terence, this is stupid stuff? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What does the word "victuals" refer to?


A nineteenth-century milkshake
Young foxes
Intestines
Food
Q. What is Terence drinking in the first stanza?


Beer
Water
Snapple
Tea
Q. What kind of metal cup does Terence mention in the second stanza?


A gold chalice
A pewter pot
A tin tub
A silver saucer
Q. How much "Ludlow beer" does Terence say he carried home from the fair in the second stanza?


Pints and quarts
Gallons and gallons
Drips and drops
Tons and tons
Q. What two poisons do Mithridates' guests try to put in his food?


Cyanide and hemlock
Ricin and polonium
Arsenic and strychnine
Pop Rocks and Easy Cheez
Advertisement