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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 2.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Grendel hate the sound of?
(b) A warrior's battle cry.
(c) Men's voices.
(d) The harp.
2. According to Beowulf, in the story of his swimming competition with Breca, who cried out for help?
(a) The whales.
(c) A sailor.
3. What saves Beowulf's life from Grendel's mother's near-fatal attack?
(a) His mailcoat.
(b) His warriors.
(d) A shield.
4. What does the Queen give Beowulf and his men to drink?
5. How does Beowulf kill Grendel's mother?
(a) He strangles her.
(b) He stabs her through the heart.
(c) He cuts off her head.
(d) He throws her to the sea serpents.
Short Answer Questions
1. According to Beowulf, who was the first ashore in the swimming match with Breca?
2. What does Hrothgar give Beowulf that is so tough no steel can cleave it?
3. Who is to receive Beowulf's treasure if he dies?
4. Who did Hrothgar give golden rings and bracelets to?
5. Who do the Danes honor the one man in Beowulf's party who was killed by Grendel?
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