The Librarian's Challenge
A Quiz from Smythkepe's Quest XIII
by Seamas Mac Daibhid
First Presented at MSKD XV, September XLII (2007)
Last Updated April XLII (2008)
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DO YOU KNOW someone named Cooper, or Fletcher, or Chapman, or Wainwright? Do you know how those surnames originated? Have you, at some point in your Society career, acted as a gonfalonier, a cordwainer, or an arkwright?
At the third event of the Shire of Smythkepe, the second Feast of St. Dunstan, we introduced the Quest for the Shrine of St. Dunstan. We've staged a number of quests since, with a variety of odd challenges for the pilgrim teams participating.
But the Librarian's Challenge, from Quest XIII at A Midsummer Knight's Dream XV (The Siege of Malta), was apparently judged one of the most aggravating we've created. Of 26 possible answers, teams were expected to get 16 correct to score points. Only one team out of four made points, with 18 correct.
Try it for yourself.
The Librarian's Challenge
MATCH each occupation to its description. Click the button at the bottom to score yourself.
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