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Bachelor: Quiz

  
  

Question 1: The Old French term crossed into English around 1300, referring to one belonging to the lowest stage of ________.
EmperorCountPrinceKnight

Question 2: During the ________, the term "confirmed bachelor" was used for showing a man's unmarried status, but today is often used as a euphemism for a gay man in the United States and the United Kingdom.
WalesGeorgian eraVictorian eraEngland

Question 3: a young ________ or even recently appointed canon (Severtius, de episcopis Lugdunen-sibus, p. 377, in du Cange).
NunMonkMonasteryHouseholder (Buddhism)

Question 4: The term's origin in this sense dates from 1385, ________.
Old EnglishOld NorseGreat Vowel ShiftMiddle English

Question 5: A bachelor is a man above the ________ who has never been married (see single).
Voting ageCyprusAge of majorityMontenegro

Question 6: From the 14th century, the term was also used for a junior member of a ________, otherwise known as "yeomen", or university; hence, an ecclesiastic of an inferior grade, e.g.
CapitalismFree marketGuildTrade union

Question 7: The word is from Old French bacheler "knight bachelor", a young squire in training, ultimately from ________ baccalarius, a vassal farmer.
Roman EmpireVulgar LatinOld LatinLatin
















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