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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 2.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is the Grendel lake lined with?
(b) Fierce dragons.
(c) Tall grasses.
2. Where does Beowulf see a "tremendous sword" in the lair of Grendel's mother?
(a) On the wall.
(b) At her side.
(c) On a table.
(d) In the armory.
3. How does Beowulf kill Grendel's mother?
(a) He throws her to the sea serpents.
(b) He strangles her.
(c) He cuts off her head.
(d) He stabs her through the heart.
4. What does Grendel want to do when he is first confronted by Beowulf?
(a) Fight every man in the hall.
(b) Convince Beowulf not to kill him.
(c) Kill Beowulf.
(d) Flee to his lair.
5. How far is Grendel's mother's lair from the windy cliffs?
(a) Fifty yards.
(b) A mile.
(c) A week's journey.
(d) Three miles.
Short Answer Questions
1. What instrument does the minstrel play while Beowulf and his men are in the hall?
2. Who is Wulfgar?
3. What happens to the blade of the tremendous sword found in the lair?
4. What color is the banner Hrothgar gives Beowulf?
5. When Beowulf and his men reach Heorot, what are they heavy with?
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