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. Who is Donn Cuailnge?
(a) Another great bull.
(b) A court jester.
(c) The queen's lover.
(d) The king's lead warrior.

2. How does the army circumvent the trap left in the road for them?
(a) They go over it.
(b) They move behind it.
(c) They go around it through the forest.
(d) They go around it through the water.

3. How old is Cuchulainn's son when he arrives to his father?
(a) 5.
(b) 12.
(c) 10.
(d) 7.

4. What is the name of Sualdam's son?
(a) Setanta.
(b) Senchan.
(c) Ulster.
(d) Cuchulainn.

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

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

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

8. Which warrior lifted grown soldiers over his head?
(a) Cuchulainn.
(b) Fergus.
(c) Domnall.
(d) Conchobor.

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

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

11. Whose guard dog is killed?
(a) Fergus.
(b) Conall.
(c) Domnall.
(d) Culann.

12. How many charioteers does Cuchulainn stop with one fallen tree?
(a) 14.
(b) 12.
(c) 21.
(d) 4.

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

14. How does Cuchulainn halt the army's progress upon Ulster?
(a) With pure luck.
(b) With a curse of pain.
(c) With a magical spancel-hoop.
(d) With a secret potion.

15. How many babies are born at the finish line of the chariot race?
(a) Eight.
(b) Three.
(c) Two.
(d) One.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who has war with Aife?

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

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

4. What is Fedelm?

5. Of which community does Fergus rule as king?

(see the answer keys)

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