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1. How many Working Tools are used in Gardnerian Witchcraft?  
2. What are the Working Tools of the Wica?
3. What is a "P Wand"?
4.

Match the following symbols:

First Degree
Second Degree
Third Degree
Scourge
Salute
The Magick Circle

  S

  $

  A circle with a dot in the centre.

  Pentagram, point down.

  Equilateral triangle, point down.

  Triangle over a pentagram.

5. The 1st Degree Initiation is a symbolic __________.
6. Trace the etymology from oldest to newest.
7.

What year was the original New York Coven established?

8. What are the basic parts of every Gardnerian Rite?
9. What is the proper name for our line or branch of the Wica?
10. Who were the first American HPS and HP of the New York Coven?
11.

The name of our Goddess means .

12.

The name of The Lady's Consort is

13. "These are usually evil, it is unlucky to have dealings with them, and the goddess is sweet and kind and would not like it" refers to who or what?
14. Who are the Mighty Ones according to GBG?
15. What does the Circle represent in Witchcraft?
16. What does the God or Osiris Position represent? 
17. What does the Goddess or Pentacle Position represent? 
18.

How would you warn a Brother or Sister of the Art that a cowan is present?

19. "Perfect Love and Perfect Trust" in who or what? 
20. What is meant to be recited during DDM should the Goddess not manifest? 
21. The Charge and the Summer Solstice Rite both refer to the Cauldron of  .
22. What are the 4 major Festivals of the Wica?
23. What is the name of the dance traditionally performed at May Eve and August Eve?
24. The Midsummer Sabbat contains 5 names that our British Craft ancestors associated with this Festival: Lugh, Michael, Arthur, Balin, Herne.

Match them up!

  The fabled-once-and-future king of Britain associated with Midsummer Day.

  Lugh eventually became this Xtian saint whose churches were often built where Lugh's temples once stood.

  A fire and fertility god from Tyre.

  Britain's God of the Hunt and the Underworld.

  In Gaul, Britain, and Ireland He was the equivalent of Lucifer, the Light/Sun.
25. What does "Properly Prepared" mean?
26. Why is the HPS positioned to the right of the HP when standing in front of the altar during the rites?
27. Why is the HP positioned to the left of the HPS?
28. Never stand between the HPS and the  !
29.

The traditional symbol of rank for the HPS is:

30.

The traditional symbol of rank for the HP is:

31.

The traditional symbol of rank for a WQ is:

32. Match up the following:

Monotheism
Henotheism
Dualism
Polytheism
Pantheism

  The belief in or knowledge of many different gods and goddesses.

  Devotion to a single god while accepting the existence of other gods.

  The view that two fundamental concepts exist, such as good and evil, light and dark, or male and female.

  The view that everything is of an all-encompassing immanent abstract God; or that the Universe, or nature, and God are equivalent.

  The belief in one supreme deity only.
33. What is the Triad of the Goddess as described by GBG?
34. Why did Gardner reportedly spell Wica with one "c"?
35. Does it matter which hand is used to touch the Working Tools of the Craft that are placed upon the Altar?
36. What are the correct or required colours for altar and quarter candles?
37. Match the following:

Airts
Apies
Appanage
Art-mage
Art, The
Assay

Something set apart for some special purpose.

Art Magick; chiefly used of Magician's Magick; sometimes confused with ours.

The points of a compass.

Opiates, opium, dwale.

Witchcraft; the Craft the Gods taught of old.

Trial; dare venture; essay.
38. Blindfold and binding is a symbolic _____.
39. What is the Old English word for a male witch? 

A female witch? 
40. Deosil is apparently a misspelling of unknown origin as "deos" isn't an old Gaelic word but "deas" is old Irish Gaelic. So it may be that the word was originally deasil and pronounced "jeshul" or "jessul". In any event it means:
41. The opposite of deosil/deasil is:
42.
43. The 8-Fold Path is:
44. Assistant to the HPS and can take over for her if the need arises. May run an Outer Court or an associate coven.



Called members to meetings and acted as messenger between other covens.



In the old days was always armed at meetings to protect the HPS.

45. Can you type the first letter of the names of each HPS in your Lineage back to GBG? Put a comma after each letter i.e: A,B,C,D,E

46. To bind for magic.

47. To bind; to properly prepare. May be a corruption of a similar word. Also means a male Witch.

48. Match the following:

Covendom
Covenstead
Dwale

  The Headquarters or meeting place of the Coven, where the tools and any writings must be concealed in some
safe place.

  This is usually one league (3 miles) around the Covenstead but may extend as far as the members live.

  Nightshade; poison or drug.
49. Recule means:

To retire.

To rebuke.

A person who lives in voluntary seclusion from the public and society.

Banishment.
50. Which is NOT a legitimate line of the Wica?

Whitecroft

Sheffield

Olwen

Silver Crescent

Black Forest

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