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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
Q. What is Terence drinking in the first stanza?

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