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I Challenge You To A Joust!
How much do you know about jousting?
#1 Knights usually battled each other for personal reasons in jousts.
#2 What is the name of the long stick used in jousts?
Long stick thingy
#3 The first recorded European jousting tournament was in the year __.
#4 King Henry II of France died in a jousting tournament. How exactly did he die?
A broken piece of weapon stabbed him in the eye.
He had a heart attack because he was very nervous.
He fell off his horse and was trampled.
All of these answers are ridiculous. King Henry II of France didn't die while jousting.
#5 Knights have always worn suits of armor while jousting.
#6 What is the term used to describe striking someone during a joust?
Preparing to poke someone with a long stick then cruelly ridiculing him/her.
#7 As of 2008, what is the name of the modern organization that regulates the rules of jousting?
International Jousting Association
Modern Jousting Committee
Global Jousting Organization
There is no organization because no one jousts anymore.
#8 If you wanted to see something similar to traditional jousting, a Renaissance Festival would be a great place to go.
#9 In 1962, jousting became the state sport of __.
#10 In the musical "Once Upon a Mattress", which of the following characters asked, "What do you stuff your mattresses with, jousting equipment?"
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