The Mabinogion Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Manawydan son of Llyr.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In total, how many years do the survivors spend in feasting before they bury the head?
(a) Eighty-seven
(b) Forty-seven
(c) Seven
(d) Eighty

2. Which sub-division of the tales are considered to be the most recently written?
(a) The Tales of King Arthur
(b) The Three Romances
(c) The Four Independent Native Tales
(d) The Four Branches of the Mabinogi

3. What color is the horse ridden by Rhiannon when she first appears to Pwyll?
(a) Red
(b) Dapple-Grey
(c) White
(d) Black

4. What is the technical term used for stories told to explain a place name?
(a) Picaresque
(b) Onomastic
(c) Pleonastic
(d) Romantic

5. When were the tales written down?
(a) 1300 to 1450
(b) 1300 to 1400
(c) 1400 to 1450
(d) 1200 to 1500

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of the following places do the survivors not spend time?

2. How long was Llasar Llaes Gyfnewid's wife pregnant for?

3. Who had Bendigeifran left as his regent while he was in Ireland?

4. How many tales appear in THE MABINOGION?

5. What is the name of the king that Pwyll must face in single combat in the Otherworld?

(see the answer key)

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