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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What happened to Freawaru's mother?
(a) She is Wealtheow
(b) She died
(c) She is a servant
(d) She ran away
2. What does Hrothgar's bowman kill?
(a) A bull
(c) A bear
(d) A Hart
3. The stranger tells Grendel to do what?
(b) Lie down
(c) Sing of walls
4. How many sons does Hrothgar have by Wealtheow?
5. What threat, besides Grendel, does Hrothgar face?
(c) A younger king
6. Where are the strangers from?
7. How do the strangers arrive?
(a) They swim
(b) They walk
(c) By boat
(d) By horse
8. What instrument does the assistant play?
(a) The old Shaper's harp
(b) A guitar
(c) A violin
(d) A drum
9. Grendel hopes twelve is what?
(a) A holy number
(b) The days of the month
(c) The number of men he can carry
(d) The number of men he can eat at once
10. Hygmod proposes a truce by what gesture?
(a) A feast
(b) Drawing his sword with his left hand
(c) A chest of treasure
(d) A white flag
11. What does the stranger tell Grendel to write his poetry in?
12. What do the king and queen wait patiently to happen?
(a) The Shaper to die
(b) Grendel to die
(c) The truce to be upheld
(d) Beowulf to arrive
13. Wha does Grendel discover about the second man he snatches?
(a) He is dead
(b) It is Unferth
(c) He is awake
(d) It is Hrothgar
14. What is Hygmod leading when he meets Hrothgar?
(a) A bull
(b) A bear
(c) An ox
(d) A wolf
15. At what time of day do the strangers arrive?
(c) An hour before dawn
Short Answer Questions
1. What do the village children make in the snow?
2. What does Grendel slip on that gives the stranger the upper hand?
3. What do the people sacrifice to the god statues?
4. What does Grendel do with the table cloth?
5. Who is Hygmod the lord of?
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