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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who is the young king?
2. Who do the priests ask the gods to deliver them from?
3. Hygmod proposes a truce by what gesture?
(a) Drawing his sword with his left hand
(b) A white flag
(c) A feast
(d) A chest of treasure
4. What happens when Grendel touches the door?
(a) It does not budge
(b) It bursts
(c) Beowulf attacks him
(d) The whole hall shudders
5. At what time of day do the strangers arrive?
(d) An hour before dawn
6. Where are the strangers from?
7. What do the people sacrifice to the god statues?
(a) A calf
(b) A child
(c) A virgin
(d) An ox
8. Who does Hrothulf meet in the woods at times?
(a) An old peasant
(d) The dragon
9. Who does Ork tell the other priests he has been speaking too?
(d) The Great Destroyer
10. The young priest tells the people that the gods made what for their joy?
(c) The world
11. What is the name of the priest who comes to Grendel in the middle of the night?
12. Grendel says that what is the worst pain?
13. What do the women place on the Shaper's eyes?
(b) Harp picks
(c) Gold coins
14. Who is the lead stranger said to have challenged to a swimming match?
15. Grendel says that everything that happened was what?
(a) A miracle
(b) An accident
(d) A Mistake
Short Answer Questions
1. What would happen if Grendel killed the last Scylding?
2. What event excites Grendel?
3. What does Hrothgar's bowman kill?
4. What does Grendel consider the ultimate act of nihilism?
5. What do the village children make in the snow?
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