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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which of the following places do the survivors not spend time?
(a) Harddlech
(b) Gwales
(c) Talebolion
(d) Cornwall

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

3. How many original manuscripts did the original tales come from?
(a) Three
(b) Four
(c) Two
(d) Eleven

4. What is the name of the cantref ruled over by Lleu Llaw Gyffes before his betrayal by Blodeuedd and Gronwr?
(a) Caer Aranrhod
(b) Caer Dathyl
(c) Dyfed
(d) Dinoding

5. What town was Pwyll and Rhiannon's son born in?
(a) Caer Aranrhod
(b) Caer Llion
(c) Arberth
(d) Aberystwyth

Short Answer Questions

1. How many Welsh people survive the battle?

2. Who accuses Rhiannon of the murder?

3. What bird is Blodeuedd transformed into?

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

5. Which of the following is not one of the sons of Llyr?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Macsen see in his dream beside the river?

2. Why does Llwyd use his magic to bring harm to Pryderi and his family?

3. What happens to Branwen after the battle?

4. What role does Macsen Wledig play in the reconquest of Rome?

5. Why does Cigfa become so fearful after Rhiannon and Pryderi vanish?

6. How does Lleu Llaw Gyffes get his name?

7. What conditions does Manawydan demand in exchange for the freedom of the mouse?

8. Was the name "The Mabinogion" originally given to this collection of tales?

9. How does Math react to the news that Goewin has been raped?

10. What is unusual about Rhiannon's horse as the messengers try to catch her?

(see the answer keys)

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