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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What event excites Grendel?
(a) Strangers arrive
(b) Unferth dies
(c) The Shaper's funeral
2. Who is the leader of the Heathobards who poses a threat to Hrothgar?
3. The three priests think Ork is?
(a) Telling the truth
4. The giant has the strength of how many men?
5. What does Grendel's mother do each time he returns home?
(a) Yell at him
(b) Scratch him
(c) Runs away
(d) Tries to block the door so he can't leave again
6. What does Grendel consider the ultimate act of nihilism?
(a) Killing the queen
(b) Killing the Shaper
(c) Killing the princes
(d) Killing the king
7. What is the name of the priest who comes to Grendel in the middle of the night?
8. Grendel says the priests taste like what?
(c) Old goat
(d) Duck eggs
9. Grendel says that everything that happened was what?
(b) An accident
(c) A miracle
(d) A Mistake
10. What is unique about Ork?
(a) He is unable to walk
(b) He cannot talk
(c) He is blind
(d) He cannot hear
11. What do the people sacrifice to the god statues?
(a) A calf
(b) A virgin
(c) A child
(d) An ox
12. Where are the strangers from?
13. Who challenges the strength and purpose of the Geatish stranger?
14. What does the old woman tell the children about?
(a) A hidden underwater cave
(b) A monster in the woods
(c) A dragon in the mountains
(d) A giant from across the sea
15. The stranger tells Grendel to do what?
(c) Lie down
(d) Sing of walls
Short Answer Questions
1. Who helps the stranger fight Grendel?
2. What does Grendel slip on that gives the stranger the upper hand?
3. Hrothgar refuses treasure so Hygmod offers what as a sign of the truce?
4. Who is the lead stranger said to have challenged to a swimming match?
5. What threat, besides Grendel, does Hrothgar face?
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