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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 3.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is the Grendel lake lined with?
(b) Fierce dragons.
(c) Tall grasses.
2. How does Hrothgar kill the first monster at the Grendel lake?
(a) With a rock.
(b) With an arrow.
(c) With his bare hands.
(d) With his sword.
3. What towered "high to reach heaven" and "strong to withstand the buffet of war?"
(d) The Catholic Church.
4. What does Wiglaf do when he sees Beowulf faltering in his fight with the dragon?
(b) Rushes to Beowulf's aid.
(c) Runs away.
(d) Rushes to the dragon's aid.
5. What kills Beowulf?
(b) Grendel's mother.
(d) Poison from the dragon's bite.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Beowulf tell his warriors to do at the headland as he prepares for battle with the dragon?
2. How many horses does Hrothgar give Beowulf and his men?
3. What does Beowulf ask Wiglaf to bring to him before he dies?
4. What is the name of Hrothgar's queen?
5. Who promises to come with "a thousand spears and a thousand shields" if the other should be attacked?
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