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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How old was Helgi when it was decided he would go into battle?
(a) 1 month.
(b) 6 days.
(c) 1 day.
(d) 2 weeks.

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

3. Foolish men often do which of the following?
(a) Sleep late.
(b) Drink until drunk.
(c) Speak when they know nothing.
(d) Travel alone.

4. What item does Thrym steal?
(a) Odin's daughter.
(b) A crystal goblet.
(c) Thor's hammer.
(d) Yggdrasill.

5. What should always be kept close while traveling?
(a) Weapons.
(b) Cell phone.
(c) Cloak.
(d) Mead.

6. What item does Sigrdrifa give to Sigurd?
(a) Chalice.
(b) Mail.
(c) Sword.
(d) Ale.

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

8. What is the name of Regin's father?
(a) Hunding.
(b) Hercules.
(c) Hreidmar.
(d) Hedewig.

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

10. How many heads does the old woman have?
(a) 10.
(b) 2.
(c) 500.
(d) 900.

11. To whom will Sigurd deliver treasure?
(a) Loki.
(b) Giuki.
(c) Odin.
(d) Frigg.

12. Where does the greedy serpent live?
(a) Asgard.
(b) Gnita-heath.
(c) Valhalla.
(d) Wolf Lake.

13. What is the name of the tree of life?
(a) Yggdrasill.
(b) Olympus.
(c) Verksgoord.
(d) Valhalla.

14. Gripir is referred to as what type of person?
(a) Incompetent.
(b) Cunning.
(c) Crazy.
(d) Wise.

15. A man should never be ashamed of which of the following?
(a) Farm.
(b) Horse.
(c) Wife.
(d) Honor.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of the woman that enchants Freyr?

2. What was the name of the king?

3. Who is sent to spend the winter at King Svafnir's hall?

4. Which of Odin's creatures is eager to feast at the battle?

5. What mark is branded onto the woman?

(see the answer keys)

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