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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How many strangers are there?
2. When Grendel begins to fight the stranger he considers him what?
(a) A coward
(b) An equal match in strength
(c) Too strong for Grendel
(d) An easy match
3. Hygmod proposes a truce by what gesture?
(a) Drawing his sword with his left hand
(b) A feast
(c) A white flag
(d) A chest of treasure
4. Grendel hopes twelve is what?
(a) The number of men he can eat at once
(b) The number of men he can carry
(c) A holy number
(d) The days of the month
5. Grendel says that everything that happened was what?
(a) A miracle
(c) An accident
(d) A Mistake
6. Grendel says that what is the worst pain?
7. How does Grendel escape the stranger?
(a) The stranger runs away
(b) His arm is torn off
(c) He kills the stranger
(d) His mother comes to aide him
8. In what year of Grendel's wars does Hrothgar's power begin to fail?
(a) The tenth
(b) The fifth
(c) The third
(d) The second
9. What is the name of the priest who comes to Grendel in the middle of the night?
10. Why have the strangers come?
(a) To capture Wealtheow
(b) To kill Hrothgar
(c) To help Hrothgar with Grendel
(d) To foster Hrothulf
11. Who does Hrothulf meet in the woods at times?
(a) The dragon
(b) An old peasant
12. What threat, besides Grendel, does Hrothgar face?
(a) A younger king
13. What do the king and queen wait patiently to happen?
(a) Grendel to die
(b) Beowulf to arrive
(c) The Shaper to die
(d) The truce to be upheld
14. What happens when Grendel touches the door?
(a) It does not budge
(b) The whole hall shudders
(c) It bursts
(d) Beowulf attacks him
15. What does the coast guard wish to know of the strangers?
(a) Where they stored their horses
(b) How they made their boat
(c) How long they are staying
(d) Their lineage
Short Answer Questions
1. What course of action does Red Horse suggest to Hrothulf?
2. What has happened to the Shaper?
3. How many sons does Hrothgar have by Wealtheow?
4. Halga's orphaned son is who?
5. Who is Hygmod's sister?
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