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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How many sons does Hrothgar have by Wealtheow?
2. How does Grendel escape the stranger?
(a) His arm is torn off
(b) The stranger runs away
(c) He kills the stranger
(d) His mother comes to aide him
3. Who does the Shaper's assistant sing of at the funeral?
(b) Finn and Hnaef
(d) The Shaper
4. In what year of Grendel's wars does Hrothgar's power begin to fail?
(a) The fifth
(b) The third
(c) The tenth
(d) The second
5. What is the queen's name?
6. What is Hygmod leading when he meets Hrothgar?
(a) An ox
(b) A wolf
(c) A bear
(d) A bull
7. At what time of day do the strangers arrive?
(c) An hour before dawn
8. What does Grendel imagine the stranger to be for a split second?
(a) A monster
(b) His mother
(c) A dragon
(d) A bear
9. What threat, besides Grendel, does Hrothgar face?
(b) A younger king
10. What does Grendel do with the table cloth?
(a) Throws it over Beowulf
(b) Wraps Wealtheow in it
(c) Ties it around his neck for a napkin
(d) Uses it as a cape
11. What has happened to the Shaper?
(a) He left
(b) He died
(c) He lost his voice
(d) He is sick
12. Grendel says the priests taste like what?
(a) Duck eggs
(b) Old goat
13. Who does Ork tell the other priests he has been speaking too?
(a) The Great Destroyer
14. Who are the two speakers of poetry in Chapter 8?
(a) Hrothgar and Wealtheow
(b) Hrothulf and Wealtheow
(c) Hrothgar and Grendel
(d) Hrothulf and Hrothgar
15. Who is Hrothgar's younger brother?
Short Answer Questions
1. Who gathers around to watch Grendel die?
2. What is Grendel's law?
3. When Grendel begins to fight the stranger he considers him what?
4. What would happen if Grendel killed the last Scylding?
5. The giant has the strength of how many men?
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