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Question 1: In 1529, Antonio de Guevara, in Reloj de príncipes, compared a pen to a ________, books to arms, and a life of studying to a life of war.
CavalryHeavy cavalryCataphractLance

Question 2: William Shakespeare in 1600, in his play ________ Act 2, scene II, wrote: "...
The TempestHamlet on screenHamletHamlet (bibliographies)

Question 3: The play opened at London's ________ Theatre on 7 March 1839 with William Charles Macready in the lead role.
Walthamstow MarketFitzroviaCovent GardenHolborn

Question 4: In its Latinized form, Calamus Gladio Fortior, it is the motto of Keio University in Tokyo, ________.
CambodiaUnited KingdomCanadaJapan

Question 5: Their first example comes from the Greek playwright ________, who died circa 406 BC.
Ancient GreeceEuripidesSophoclesAristophanes

Question 6: [5] The Thomas Jefferson Building of the ________, which opened in 1897, has the adage decorating an interior wall.
United States House of RepresentativesUnited States CapitolUnited States CongressLibrary of Congress

Question 7: The phrase appeared as the motto of gold pen manufacturer Levi Willcutt during a Railroad Jubilee in ________ which ran during the week beginning 17 September 1852.
AtlantaBostonDenverPhoenix, Arizona

Question 8: The ________ prophet Muhammad is quoted as saying "The ink of the scholar is holier than the blood of the martyr".
IslamIslamic schools and branchesMuslim historyMosque

Question 9: In another Latinized form Doctrina Fortior Armis, it is the motto of Hipperholme Grammar School, ________.
United KingdomEnglandWalesScotland

Question 10: many wearing ________ are afraid of goosequills."[8][21]
RapierMartial arts manualSalvator FabrisEuropean dueling sword
















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