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. How many grown soldiers were lifted over the warrior's head?
(a) 2.
(b) 12.
(c) 30.
(d) 15.

2. Who is the wise judge that Conchobor consults?
(a) Morann.
(b) Conall.
(c) Cathbed.
(d) Emer.

3. Who steals Conchobor's weapons and chariot?
(a) Cuchulainn.
(b) Ailill
(c) Medb.
(d) Fergus.

4. What is it that Medb's army searches to find?
(a) The bull.
(b) Cuchulainn.
(c) The king.
(d) Gold.

5. Who is sent to find the story of "Tain Bo Cuailnge?"
(a) Fergus.
(b) A group of young scholars.
(c) Muirgen.
(d) Senchan.

6. Who catches a "bug" from a drink of water?
(a) Macha.
(b) Derdriu.
(c) Deichtine.
(d) Conchobor.

7. How many neighborhood boys does Cuchulainn defeat as a toddler?
(a) 25.
(b) 150.
(c) 1.
(d) 15.

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

9. How many men does Cuchulaiin's girl want him to kill at each ford?
(a) 5.
(b) 2500.
(c) 100.
(d) 200.

10. Who convinces Cuchulaiin to go for more training?
(a) Conchobor.
(b) Forgall.
(c) Fergus.
(d) Domnall.

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

12. Who raced the chariot?
(a) Dredriu.
(b) Macha.
(c) Ailill.
(d) Fergus.

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

14. Whose child lets out an audible scream from the womb?
(a) Nes.
(b) Derdriu.
(c) Fedlimid.
(d) Macha.

15. Who gives the prediction that the first person to take up arms on a particular day would become a great warrior?
(a) Emer.
(b) Fedelm.
(c) Fergus.
(d) Cathbed.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the one thing the woman who is talking in bed lacks?

2. Who is named king for one year?

3. Who does Deichtine marry?

4. Who slays both Noisiu and Fiacha?

5. How does Cuchulainn chop down a tree?

(see the answer keys)

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