Parts 1 and 2
1. What does the Storyteller tell us in the first stanzas?
(a) He describes the people whose epic he is going to sing.
(b) He announces that he is going to sing of war and gods.
(c) He describes his need to pass on the ancient wisdom.
(d) He describes the beginning of the world.
2. Where does the Storyteller get his story?
(a) From his parents.
(b) From the ocean.
(c) From his children.
(d) From a bird.
3. What story does the Storyteller tell first?
(a) The story of the first man.
(b) The story of how the world was made.
(c) The story of discovery of language.
(d) The story of how he first heard his story.
4. What was the Water-Mother's name before she became the Water-Mother?
(a) Daughter of the Air.
(c) The Maid of Pohja.
5. Who impregnates the Water-Mother?
(b) A small bird.
(c) An acorn.
(d) The sea.
6. What condition is the Water-Mother trying to find relief from?
(a) She suffers a pregnancy she cannot give birth to.
(b) She has been split off from the male counterpart of the cosmos.
(c) She suffers a broken foot.
(d) She has been drowned in a flood.
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