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Brief question answer from 'As You Like It' Part-3

As You Like It

by William Shakespeare

31. How many crowns did Orlando inherit from his father? 
Ans: Orlando inherited about 1000 crowns from his father.
32. Why did Oliver hate Orlando in As You Like It?
Ans: In As You Like It, Oliver hated Orlando because of Orlando’s good qualities made him loved by all and become more popular than Oliver. 
33. Why did Orlando suffer at the hands of Oliver? [NU 2016]
Ans: Orlando suffered at the hands of Oliver because Oliver hated him. The reason of this hatred was that Orlando’s good qualities made him loved by all and become more popular than Oliver.
34. Who was the champion court wrestler? 
Ans: Charles was the champion court wrestler. 
35. Name the wrestler Orlando defeated?
Ans: The name of the wrestler is Charles whom Orlando defeated.
36. Why did Orlando accept the challenge of Charles?
Ans: Orlando accepted the challenge of Charles to test his youthful strength.
37. What does Rosalind give Orlando?
Ans: Rosalind gives Orlando her necklace as a token of her affection.
38. Why did Rosalind go to Forest of Arden? 
Ans: Rosalind went to Forest of Arden to flee from the persecution in her uncle's court and to find safety and love.
39. Why does Duke Frederick banish Rosalind? 
Ans: Duke Frederick banishes Rosalind from his court because she reminds the people of her exiled father. 
40. Why does Rosalind disguise as a man and Celia as a girl?
Ans: Rosalind disguises as a man because she is taller than Celia. And as Celia is shorter than Rosalind she disguises as a girl.
41. What is Rosalind's name in disguise?
Ans: Rosalind's name in disguise is Ganymede.
42. What is Celia’s name in disguise?
Ans: In disguise Celia's name is Aliena.
43. What does the name 'Ganymede' suggest?
Ans: The name Ganymede suggests the mortal boy with whom the king of the classical gods (Jove) fell in love and then carried the boy to Mount Olympus as his own page.
44. What does the name ‘Aliena’ mean?  
Ans: The name “Aliena” means "estranged one." Estranged and alienated is exactly what Celia is when she runs away from her father's court to be with her cousin.
45. “Sweet are the uses of adversity”- who is the speaker?
Ans: Duke Senior says the quote, "Sweet are the uses of adversity".
46. "Sweet are the uses of adversity" - How?
Ans: The line "Sweet are the uses of adversity" reveals that adversities or difficulties in life teach us important lessons which are more valuable than all other compensations.
47. "Beauty provoketh thieves sooner than gold" Who said this and in which play?
Ans: Rosalind said this in the play “As You Like It.”
48. Who did Rosalind meet first at the Forest of Arden?
Ans: Rosalind met Corin and Silvius first at the Forest of Arden.
49. Why did Rosalind and Celia try to dissuade Orlando from wrestling? [NU 2018]
Ans: Rosalind and Celia tried to dissuade Orlando from wrestling because they thought that he was too young for wrestling and the odds were not in his favor.
50. What had Touchstone done in a fit of love sickness? [NU 2018]
Ans: In a fit of love sickness, Touchstone had broken his sword on a stone thinking it to be his rival in love, kissed a wooden stick and cow’s udder and made love to a plant thinking it to be his beloved.