Elder Edda Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The Whetting of Gudrun (Gudrunarhvot).

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Gudrun redeem herself?
(a) Gudrun does not redeem herself.
(b) By placing her hands in boiling water.
(c) By drinking a truth telling potion.
(d) By promising to bear three sons.

2. Where did the sacred waters begin?
(a) Ragnarok.
(b) Odin's hand.
(c) Himinfell.
(d) Valhalla.

3. Who warns Odin against making the journey?
(a) Agnar.
(b) Frigg.
(c) Thor.
(d) Freya.

4. Who must Sigurd invoke to ensure victory in battle?
(a) Tyr.
(b) Odin.
(c) Thor.
(d) Athena.

5. What gift does Gudrun give to each son?
(a) Shield.
(b) Healing ale.
(c) Sword.
(d) Mail coat.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of the Valkyrie who appears before Helgi?

2. Who else is involved in the accusation?

3. What item does Thrym steal?

4. How many days does the battle last with Atli?

5. What is the name of the Swedish king's only daughter?

(see the answer key)

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