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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Vainamoinen do when he agrees to take what Joukahainen offers?
(a) He allows Joukahainen to be drowned.
(b) He tells Joukahainen the story of his own miserable future.
(c) He humiliates Joukahainen by turning him into a spider.
(d) He allows Joukahainen to return home.

2. What does Ilmarinen ride off on, after he finds out where Vainamoinen is going?
(a) A magic sledge.
(b) A crow's back.
(c) A hand-made boat.
(d) A magic carpet.

3. What does Vainamoinen do when Louhi offers him food?
(a) He passes out from exhaustion.
(b) He says that all he wants is go home.
(c) He eats and is indebted to Louhi.
(d) He refuses the food because he is still grieving for Aino.

4. Who asks Vainamoinen where he is sailing?
(a) Joukahainen.
(b) Ilmarinen.
(c) Annikki.
(d) The maid of Pohja.

5. What happens when Vainamoinen wrestles with Vipunen?
(a) Vainamoinen swallows the Daughter of the Underworld.
(b) Vipunen tells Vainamoinen what he wants to know.
(c) Vipunen swallows Vainamoinen.
(d) Vainamoinen swallows Vipunen.

6. What is Joukahainen's mother's reaction to Aino's marriage to Vainamoinen?
(a) She is delighted that Aino will be married to someone of such repute.
(b) She is distraught that Aino will be married to an old man.
(c) She is envious of her daughter's good fortune.
(d) She is furious that Aino will be married to her enemy.

7. Who ultimately helps Louhi do what she wants done?
(a) The Maid of Pohja.
(b) Joukahainen.
(c) Ilmarinen.
(d) Vainamoinen.

8. What name is the Water-Mother given?
(a) Ilmatar.
(b) Earth Mother.
(c) Louhi.
(d) The Maid of Pohja.

9. What does Lemmenkainen demand of Louhi after he banishes the storytellers?
(a) He wants to know who he will marry.
(b) He wants to know the secret of her immortality.
(c) He wants to know how to get rid of Markahattu.
(d) He wants her to give him her daughter in marriage.

10. Where does Joukahainen find Vainamoinen?
(a) In the desert.
(b) On the beach.
(c) Crossing the ocean.
(d) In the forest.

11. Who helps Vainamoinen complete the tasks so that he can marry?
(a) Louhi.
(b) Ilmarinen.
(c) Annikki.
(d) The Maid of Pohja.

12. Who helps Lemmenkainen capture the elk after his snowshoes break?
(a) The god of the dark cave.
(b) The gods of the mountains.
(c) Louhi's daughter's governess.
(d) The gods of the forest.

13. What kind of tree does Vainamoinen plant?
(a) Oak.
(b) Laurel.
(c) Aspen.
(d) Birch.

14. Who comes to the shore to see who has arrived there?
(a) Joukahainen.
(b) Louhi.
(c) The Lord of Pohja.
(d) The Maid of Pohja.

15. What song does Louhi's child sing after Vainamoinen has completed the tasks?
(a) A song about a turtle who carried a magical world on his back.
(b) A song about a hunter who captured a magical deer.
(c) A song about an eagle that carried away maiden.
(d) A song about a maiden who married a god.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Aino's mother console her when Aino is crying about marrying Vainamoinen?

2. What does Vainamoinen tell Louhi in response to her request?

3. What story does Aino's mother tell her when Aino is upset about marrying?

4. What does the person who comes to meet Vainamoinen say that Vainamoinen's purpose is when he arrives back home?

5. Where does the Storyteller get his story?

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