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. What is the topic of the couple who is talking in bed?
(a) Leadership ability comparison.
(b) Wealth comparison.
(c) Jewel comparison.
(d) Friend comparison.

2. Why is Medb convinced the Ulster men will be easily defeated?
(a) They have no hero to lead them.
(b) They are wimps.
(c) They are untrained in war.
(d) They are having labor pains.

3. Who is Conchobor's mother?
(a) Muirgen.
(b) Cathbad.
(c) Macha.
(d) Nes.

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

5. Who kills a guard dog?
(a) Fergus.
(b) Cuchulainn.
(c) Macha.
(d) Conchorbor.

6. Which child is reared by the entire community?
(a) Derdriu.
(b) Setanta.
(c) Conchobor.
(d) Emer.

7. How long does the curse on the men of Ulster last?
(a) 9 years.
(b) 9 generations.
(c) 9 months.
(d) 90 days.

8. Who does Deichtine marry?
(a) Sualdam mac Roich..
(b) Fergus mac Roich.
(c) Senchan.
(d) Conchobor.

9. Who is Daire?
(a) Donn Cuailnge's wife.
(b) Donn Cuailnge's owner.
(c) Donn Cuailnge's brother.
(d) Donn Cuailnge's sister.

10. How does the chariot race end?
(a) The chariot wins.
(b) In a tie.
(c) It never ends.
(d) She wins.

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

12. What board game does Cuchulainn like as a child?
(a) Yaschmatzi.
(b) Fidchell.
(c) Celtic Tic Tac Toe.
(d) Checkers.

13. Who knows the whole story of "Tain Bo Cuailnge?"
(a) Everyone.
(b) No one.
(c) Senchan.
(d) Conchobor.

14. How does the toddler Cuchulainn defeat the neighborhood boys?
(a) By telling their mothers.
(b) By throwing a tantrum.
(c) By puking on them.
(d) By going into a warp spasm.

15. How is the story of the Tain recorded?
(a) By oral tradition.
(b) In pictures.
(c) On cave walls.
(d) In writing.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Which girl does Cuchulainn court?

3. Which element does Cuchulaiin's girl ask him to carry while jumping?

4. To whom does Fergus tell stories about Cuchulainn's great adventures and exploits?

5. Who is impressed with Cuchulainn's tree-chopping?

(see the answer keys)

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