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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does the Norwegian princess give Kjartan?
(a) A scroll.
(b) A basket of coins.
(c) A bag of jewels.
(d) A gold-woven head-dress.

2. When Bolli wishes to kill the Olafsson brothers, what does Snorri argue is sufficient?
(a) Thorkel's absence.
(b) Helgi's death.
(c) Gudrun's marriage.
(d) Thordis' sickness.

3. How many men try to help Helgi in his fight?
(a) 12.
(b) 4.
(c) 5.
(d) 7.

4. What does Snorri think of Bolli accompanying Thorleik on his trip?
(a) It is boring.
(b) It is safe.
(c) It is risky.
(d) It is a good idea.

5. Where does Gellir die?
(a) On a trip to Malmo.
(b) On a pilgrimage to Rome.
(c) On a fishing trip to Faroe Islands.
(d) In battle with his brother.

6. Where do Kjartan's relatives find Bolli before they kill him?
(a) A shieling.
(b) A brothel.
(c) A tavern.
(d) A monastery.

7. Who does what he can to heal the conflict peacefully?
(a) Helgi.
(b) Bolli.
(c) Lambi.
(d) Olaf.

8. Whose dream unfortunately has come to pass in Chapters 41-50?
(a) Olaf.
(b) Bolli.
(c) Lambi.
(d) Kjartan.

9. How many men does Kjartan take to lay siege to Bolli's estate?
(a) 100.
(b) 200.
(c) 50.
(d) 60.

10. What is the magical present that King Olaf gave Kjartan that is later stolen?
(a) A sword.
(b) A necklace.
(c) A ring.
(d) A pitcher.

11. Who does Helgi kill?
(a) The man called Thorleik.
(b) The man called Leg-Biter.
(c) The man called Bolli Bollason.
(d) The man called Killer-Hrapp.

12. Who is furious that Gudrun is getting married?
(a) Snorri.
(b) Helgi.
(c) Lambi.
(d) Thorgils.

13. When Bolli visits her, what does he want to learn about?
(a) What experience she wants to have now.
(b) What her favorite residence was.
(c) Who her favorite child was.
(d) Whom she loved most of her husbands.

14. What does the person who finds Gudrun smear on her clothes after killing her husband?
(a) Vomit.
(b) Blood.
(c) Pig's guts.
(d) Oil.

15. What is the name of Gudrun's son?
(a) Helgafell.
(b) Thorkel.
(c) Lindvald.
(d) Saelingsdale.

Short Answer Questions

1. How many men are at the estate that Thorgil seeks sanctuary?

2. From whom do both Kjartan and Bolli descend?

3. Who kills Helgi?

4. Whose second prophesy has come half-true by the end of Chapter 50?

5. What will Gudrun give Thorgils in return for his actions?

(see the answer keys)

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