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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 1.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. When Beowulf and his men reach Heorot, what are they heavy with?
(c) Gifts for the King.
(d) Too much food.
2. What does Grendel hate the sound of?
(a) The harp.
(b) Men's voices.
(c) A warrior's battle cry.
3. How tall is Grendel?
(a) 20 feet tall.
(b) 7 feet tall.
(c) 9 feet tall.
(d) 12 feet tall.
4. What decorates the goblets the Queen uses to serve Beowulf and his men?
(d) Carvings of dragons.
5. What does Beowulf do with his "grisly trophy" of Grendel's defeat?
(a) Cooks and eats it.
(b) Throws it to the dogs.
(c) Throws it in the fire.
(d) Nails it to the wall.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Beowulf say he and his men are from?
2. What does Beowulf do when the celebration after Grendel's defeat ends?
3. What are Grendel's arms described as being like?
4. Who meets Beowulf and his men when they reach Denmark?
5. When does Hrothgar say he previously knew Beowulf?
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