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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is the name of Hrothulf's old companion?
(c) The Shaper
(d) Red Horse
2. What does Grendel's mother do each time he returns home?
(a) Scratch him
(b) Runs away
(c) Tries to block the door so he can't leave again
(d) Yell at him
3. Who gathers around to watch Grendel die?
(a) The firesnakes
(c) Animals who are his old enemies
4. When Grendel begins to fight the stranger he considers him what?
(a) Too strong for Grendel
(b) An easy match
(c) A coward
(d) An equal match in strength
5. What statues stand near Hrothgar's hall?
(a) Of Grendel
(b) Of Wealtheow
(c) The Scylding gods
(d) Of Hrothgar
6. Where are the strangers from?
7. The giant has the strength of how many men?
8. What would happen if Grendel killed the last Scylding?
(a) He would be hunted
(b) The dragon would be right
(c) He would have to move
(d) He would be bored
9. Who does the Shaper look for but who never visits?
(a) A certain woman
10. At what time of day do the strangers arrive?
(b) An hour before dawn
11. How many sons does Hrothgar have by Wealtheow?
12. What is the name of Hrothgar's third child?
13. The young priest tells the people that the gods made what for their joy?
(b) The world
14. What happened to Freawaru's mother?
(a) She died
(b) She is a servant
(c) She ran away
(d) She is Wealtheow
15. What do the people sacrifice to the god statues?
(a) A calf
(b) An ox
(c) A child
(d) A virgin
Short Answer Questions
1. Grendel says that everything that happened was what?
2. Who challenges the strength and purpose of the Geatish stranger?
3. What has happened to the Shaper?
4. Who does Grendel ask Ork to tell him about?
5. Hrothgar refuses treasure so Hygmod offers what as a sign of the truce?
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