Beowulf the Warrior Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

Ian Serraillier
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 1.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Grendel hate the sound of?
(a) Men's voices.
(b) The harp.
(c) A warrior's battle cry.
(d) Snoring.

2. What does Grendel want to do when he is first confronted by Beowulf?
(a) Flee to his lair.
(b) Kill Beowulf.
(c) Convince Beowulf not to kill him.
(d) Fight every man in the hall.

3. What does Hrothgar give Beowulf that is so tough no steel can cleave it?
(a) A plated helmet.
(b) A shield.
(c) Shin guards.
(d) A suit of armor.

4. What color is the banner Hrothgar gives Beowulf?
(a) Silver.
(b) Red.
(c) Gold.
(d) Green.

5. Who do the Danes honor the one man in Beowulf's party who was killed by Grendel?
(a) By re-naming the hall after him.
(b) With a song by the minstrel.
(c) They do not honor him.
(d) With a poem in his honor.

Short Answer Questions

1. After Grendel's defeat, what do the Danes decorate the hall with?

2. Who meets Beowulf and his men when they reach Denmark?

3. What towered "high to reach heaven" and "strong to withstand the buffet of war?"

4. Who does Unferth claim Beowulf lost a swimming match to?

5. What decorates the goblets the Queen uses to serve Beowulf and his men?

(see the answer key)

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