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