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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who is sent to spend the winter at King Svafnir's hall?
(a) Svava.
(b) Franmar.
(c) Atli.
(d) Helgi.

2. What is the name of the boy that took pity on the wizard?
(a) Geirrod.
(b) Valkyrie.
(c) Agnar.
(d) Vafthrudnir.

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

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

5. Who is Sigrdrifa?
(a) Valkyrie.
(b) Sigurd's sister.
(c) Atli's mother.
(d) Sigurd's wife.

Short Answer Questions

1. To whom will Sigurd deliver treasure?

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

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

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

5. Who is the first to see Helgi in spirit after he dies?

Short Essay Questions

1. How do Sorli and Hamdir react when they meet Erp on the road?

2. What warning does Fafnir give to Sigurd regarding the treasure? How does Sigurd react to the warning?

3. How does the conflict begin in The Death of Sinfiotli?

4. What is the conversation between Brynhild and the giantess?

5. Detail the events surrounding Sinfiotli's death.

6. What happened to Gudrun after she gathered Sigurd's body?

7. How does Loki behave once insulted at Hymir's Hall?

8. Why is Gudrun angry with her sons?

9. What is Herborg's tale of woe?

10. How does Iormunrekk react to the news of the arrival of Sorli and Hamdir?

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