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Are You a Soldier, Poet, or a King?

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Have you ever wondered how you'd fare in medieval times? If given the opportunity, could you rise to the ranks to save a kingdom? What would your destiny be? Are you a soldier, a poet, or a king?
With each answer you choose, you're giving valuable insight into where your place is in the world. Are you a soldier who fights for the greater good? A king who is benevolent and strong? Or perhaps you're a whimsical poet who sees the beauty in everything around them.
Each has a valuable position on this earth, and your results may surprise you! If you're ready to find out, there's no time like the present to take this quiz.

History Lesson

Who was King Arthur?

King Arthur is a legendary figure from medieval British folklore who is said to have ruled Britain during the 5th and 6th centuries. While it's unclear if King Arthur was a real historical figure, his story has captivated people for centuries and remains an important part of British culture and history.

According to legend, King Arthur was born in the castle of Tintagel in Cornwall. He was the son of King Uther Pendragon and Igraine, the wife of Duke Gorlois of Cornwall. When King Uther died, there was a struggle for power, and Arthur was hidden away to protect him from his enemies.

As he grew up, Arthur was trained in the ways of the sword and became a skilled warrior. When he was old enough, he drew the sword Excalibur from a stone, proving that he was the true king of Britain. With Excalibur at his side, he gathered the bravest and most noble knights in the land to form the Knights of the Round Table.

The Knights of the Round Table were sworn to uphold the highest ideals of chivalry, including honor, loyalty, and bravery. They went on many adventures and quests, fighting dragons and other monsters and rescuing damsels in distress. Among his most famous knights were Sir Lancelot, Sir Gawain, and Sir Galahad.

One of King Arthur's most famous feats was his victory over the evil sorcerer Morgana Le Fay, who had cast a spell over the land, causing a terrible winter that lasted for years. With the help of his knights and the wizard Merlin, Arthur defeated Morgana and brought the land back to life.

Despite his many successes, Arthur faced many challenges during his reign. His nephew, Mordred, rebelled against him, leading to a great battle at Camlan, where both Mordred and Arthur were mortally wounded. In the end, it's said that King Arthur was taken to the mystical island of Avalon, where he would rest until the time when Britain needed him again.

While the story of King Arthur has been retold and reinterpreted countless times over the centuries, its enduring popularity is a testament to the power of myth and legend. His legacy continues to inspire people around the world to strive for the highest ideals of bravery, chivalry, and honor.

In recent years, King Arthur has been reimagined in popular culture, appearing in books, movies, and television shows. From the animated film The Sword in the Stone to the modern retelling of the legend in the TV show Merlin, King Arthur's story continues to capture the hearts and imaginations of people of all ages.

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Did you know?

The world now has very few monarchs

There was once a time when most countries had a monarch, with some featuring several. In the years following industrialization and revolution, all that started to change.
As of 2023, 43 of the world's sovereign states have monarchs. Asia is home to 13, Europe has 12, the Americas have nine, Oceania has six, and Africa has three. Most monarchs act as figureheads and don't have any real say in their state's policies or lawmaking.
The world's longest-reigning monarch was Louis XIV, who ruled over France for an impressive 72 years. He took the throne at age four and was successful in making France Europe's most predominant ruling power.

How to Play?

Our personality quizzes are set up a little differently than your basic trivia quiz, but you’ve probably seen their kind around. Rather than having to choose the right answer from a list of multiple choice options, in this case, there is no “right answer”! (Two plus two will always be four, but every Golden Girls character is equally awesome.)

So, stop stressing. Just click on the answer that suits you best, and enjoy the ride. These quizzes are just for fun but who knows – you might just learn something about yourself along the way!

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