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. The gods charge ______ with finding a way to get out of the bargain, according to the book.
(a) Odin.
(b) Loki.
(c) Freyja.
(d) Thor.

2. Heimdall comes to Midgard disguised as _________, , according to the book's content..
(a) Rig.
(b) Edda.
(c) Thrall.
(d) Ai.

3. Odin asks the giant what he whispered to _______ before he was burned.
(a) Thor.
(b) Loki.
(c) Freyr.
(d) Balder.

4. The family of Karl and Snor and their twelve sons and ten daughters for the race of _________.
(a) Giants.
(b) Gods.
(c) Peasants.
(d) Kings.

5. Seeking his giant parents, _______ confronts the dwarves and secures the secret drink.
(a) Suttung.
(b) Gilling.
(c) Galar.
(d) Gunnlod.

6. _______is the home of the giants, according to the myths told in the book.
(a) Yggdrasil.
(b) Midgard.
(c) Jotunheim.
(d) Asgard.

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

8. _______ is the great serpent gnawing at the roots of the world tree.
(a) Nidhogg.
(b) Mimir.
(c) Yggdrasil.
(d) Heimdall.

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

10. Freyr will have to wait ______ nights for his love to come to him.
(a) Nine.
(b) Ten.
(c) Three.
(d) Four.

11. Loki searches for Mjollnir and discovers that the giant _______ has taken it.
(a) Suttung.
(b) Gilling.
(c) Thrym.
(d) Gleipnir.

12. Loki is dragged on the ground by the animal until he promises to bring Idun and her ________.
(a) Peaches.
(b) Figs.
(c) Apples.
(d) Pears.

13. Heimdall brings the gift of _______ to Jarl within the book.
(a) Knowledge.
(b) Jewels.
(c) Runes.
(d) Gold.

14. After the feast the giant calls for Mjollnir to be placed _______.
(a) In the bride's lap.
(b) On a pedestal.
(c) On the banquet table.
(d) In his lap.

15. Dwarves are called upon to help bind the wolf and create the rope ______.
(a) Mimir.
(b) Gleipnir.
(c) Honir.
(d) Fenrir.

Short Answer Questions

1. Odin throws ______ into the ocean surrounding Midgard.

2. _______ the father of Freyr sends Skirnir to discover wheat is the matter with him.

3. The imposter Freyja eats a whole ox, a catch of fish and ______ horns of mead.

4. The dwarves are visited by the giant ______ and his wife, and subsequently kill them.

5. Brokk demands Loki's ______ be cut off, but settles for having his lips sewn together.

(see the answer keys)

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