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In British English, solitaire is called patience. There are many kinds of solitaire, with new innovations like FreeCell and Spider Solitaire popularized by Windows computers. Solitaire is thought to be French in origin, and Napoleon supposedly played solitaire in exile on the island of Saint Helena.

  1. 1. What king loved solitaire?
    1. a. James
    2. b. Lear
    3. c. Napoleon
  2. 2. What is a recent innovation of solitaire?
    1. a. Printers
    2. b. Monitors
    3. c. Freecell
  3. 3. What is solitaire called in British English?
    1. a. Game
    2. b. Patience
    3. c. Love