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 many winters has the girl been kept from her father?
(a) 2.
(b) 4.
(c) 6.
(d) 5.

2. What is the Norse name for the end of the world?
(a) Valhalla.
(b) Ragnarok.
(c) Yggdrasill.
(d) Asgard.

3. Who is Oddrun?
(a) Gunnar's wife.
(b) Gudrun's sister.
(c) Atli's sister.
(d) Thiodrek's daughter.

4. What item is the maid asked to bring?
(a) Cauldron.
(b) Ale.
(c) Broom.
(d) Doctor.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of the boy that took pity on the wizard?

2. To whom is the Valkyrie betrothed?

3. Which of the following is not mentioned in this Edda?

4. What is the name of the all-wise giant?

5. What was the name of the king's second wife?

(see the answer key)

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