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Rake (character): Quiz


Question 1: ________ in his persona as Liam of Galway, before he was made into a vampire
Wesley Wyndam-PryceFaith (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)Cordelia ChaseAngel (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)

Question 2: In the 1690s, Sir Hary Wildair in ________'s The Constant Couple (1699) represents this kind of gentlemanly rake.
MacbethTheatre Royal, Drury LaneAlexander PopeGeorge Farquhar

Question 3: Harry Paget Flashman, chief character of a series of novels by ________
Flashman (novel)George MacDonald FraserFlashman at the ChargeRoyal Flash

Question 4: Tom Rakewell, the protagonist of ________'s series of paintings, A Rake's Progress
Beer Street and Gin LaneWilliam HogarthLondonEmblematical Print on the South Sea Scheme

Question 5: Dmitri ________ sensualist elder brother of Doestyevsky's The Brothers Karamazov
Fyodor DostoyevskyThe Brothers KaramazovThe Possessed (novel)Crime and Punishment

Question 6: ________ played by Ed Westwick from the CW show Gossip Girl
Blair WaldorfDan HumphreyChuck BassGossip Girl (TV series)

Question 7: The actual etymology of the word is from the Old Norse reikall, meaning "vagrant" or "wanderer"; this was borrowed into ________ as rakel (possibly via Dutch rekel, meaning "scoundrel").
Old EnglishGreat Vowel ShiftGothic languageMiddle English

Question 8: Often a rake is a man who wastes his (usually inherited) fortune on gambling, wine, women and song, incurring lavish ________ in the process.
Credit (finance)Consumer debtBond (finance)Debt

Question 9: Pechorin, the anti-hero of ________ by Mikhail Lermontov
A Hero of Our TimeByronic heroRussiaNovel

Question 10: An earlier form of the word was rake-hell, a form reshaped by folk etymology to mean someone who stokes the fires of ________, making them hotter.

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