The Norse Myths Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In the creation story, the fiery region to the South is known as _______, according to the book.
(a) Ginnungagap.
(b) Ymir.
(c) Muspellheim.
(d) Niflheim.

2. The god _______ disguises himself as the giant Bolverk in order to acquire the secret drink.
(a) RIg.
(b) Odin.
(c) Thor.
(d) Loki.

3. In the creation story, the icy region to the North is known as _______, according to the book.
(a) Muspellheim.
(b) Ginnungagap.
(c) Niflheim.
(d) Ymir.

4. The area in which the North and South regions meet is known as ___________, within the book.
(a) Ymir.
(b) Niflheim.
(c) Muspellheim.
(d) Ginnungagap.

5. The wolf is gagged with a _____ stuck vertically in his jaws.
(a) Sword.
(b) Horn.
(c) Staff.
(d) Tree.

6. _______ the giantess vows vengeance against the gods for the loss of her father.
(a) Skadi.
(b) Bolverk.
(c) Thiazi.
(d) Suttung.

7. _______ the father of Freyr sends Skirnir to discover wheat is the matter with him.
(a) Fenrir.
(b) Geirrod.
(c) Grimnir.
(d) Njord.

8. _______ sends a messenger to warn Geirrod not to welcome a strange visitor.
(a) Thor.
(b) Freyja.
(c) Freyr.
(d) Frigg.

9. _______ the wolf breaks the links of the first two chains used to bind him.
(a) Hel.
(b) Fenrir.
(c) Skadi.
(d) Jormungand.

10. Odin secretly lusts after ______, according to the book.
(a) Freyja.
(b) Gerd.
(c) Sif.
(d) Hel.

11. ______ disguises himself as a magician named Grimnir.
(a) Freyr.
(b) Loki.
(c) Thor.
(d) Odin.

12. The gods keep _____ with them to be watched over by Tyr.
(a) Skadi.
(b) Fenrir.
(c) Hel.
(d) Jormungand.

13. Grimnir is roasted over the flames on a spit for _______days.
(a) Three.
(b) Seven.
(c) Nine.
(d) Eight.

14. Odin charges _______ to make war among the two kings of Midgard.
(a) Freyja.
(b) Gerd.
(c) Hel.
(d) Sif.

15. Freyr gives to Skirnir his best horse and his magic ________.
(a) Shield.
(b) Sword.
(c) Arm band.
(d) Knife.

Short Answer Questions

1. ________ tells Loki, Honir, and Odin that ox they are roasting will cook if he can eat his fill.

2. _______ recommends that the gods accept the offer even though the goddess refuses.

3. ______ is destroyed in the war but the Vanir do not want to rebuild.

4. The Aesir and Vanir seal their truce by creating a man out of ______.

5. Asgard is linked to Midgard by _______, the rainbow bridge, according to the book.

(see the answer keys)

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