The Tain Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

China Miéville and Thomas Kinsella
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which king is forced into exile by the men of the community?
(a) Muirgen.
(b) Fergus.
(c) Conchobor.
(d) Derdriu.

2. Who has war with Aife?
(a) Scathach.
(b) Forgall.
(c) Cuchulaiin.
(d) Domnall.

3. To whom does Fergus tell stories about Cuchulainn's great adventures and exploits?
(a) Ailill.
(b) Emer.
(c) Medb.
(d) Domnall.

4. Who warns the men of Ulster of the pending war?
(a) Fergus.
(b) Medb.
(c) Cuchulainn.
(d) Ailill.

5. What, according to Cuchulaiin's girl, must he do without for one year?
(a) Food.
(b) Sex.
(c) Water.
(d) Sleep.

6. What is used for hobbling animals?
(a) A gae bolga.
(b) A warp spasm.
(c) A magical spancel-hoop.
(d) A space leap.

7. What is the name of Conchobor's sister?
(a) Deichtine.
(b) Derdriu.
(c) Nes.
(d) Conch.

8. Who is impressed with Cuchulainn's tree-chopping?
(a) Domnall.
(b) Medb.
(c) Fergus.
(d) Ailill.

9. Who is the first handsome young man in which Derdriu has an interest?
(a) Eogan.
(b) Noisiu.
(c) Conchobor.
(d) Fergus.

10. What is given in exchange for the baby born at the inn?
(a) A donkey.
(b) A sack of grain.
(c) A barrel of water.
(d) Two horses.

11. Who slays both Noisiu and Fiacha?
(a) Conchobor.
(b) Eogan.
(c) Fergus.
(d) Nes.

12. Who does Medb send to kill Cuchulainn?
(a) Ailill
(b) Fraech.
(c) Fergus.
(d) Herself.

13. How many marauders attacked Ulster when Cuchulainn had to save it?
(a) 12.
(b) 27.
(c) 500.
(d) 150.

14. What is the name of t he child who screamed in the womb?
(a) Derdriu.
(b) Ness.
(c) Macha.
(d) Fedlimid.

15. Who explains the scream heard from the womb?
(a) Nes.
(b) Macha.
(c) Fedlimid.
(d) Cathbad.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who saved Conchobor and his son Cuscraid from the battlefield after they were defeated by King Eogan?

2. In which land does Domnall originate?

3. Who acts as a midwife, delivering a child at the inn?

4. Who talks in bed?

5. What is the topic of the couple who is talking in bed?

(see the answer keys)

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