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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. In which land does Domnall originate?
(a) Abba.
(b) Alba.
(c) Albo.
(d) Apel.

3. From where does Cuchulainn capture a live wild deer and a flock of swans?
(a) In a desert.
(b) In a marsh.
(c) In a forest.
(d) In the clouds.

4. Who kills Cuchulainn's son?
(a) Cuchhulainn.
(b) Domnall.
(c) Forgall.
(d) Emer.

5. Where is the inn in which Conchobor and his men find shelter during their hunt?
(a) Ireland.
(b) Ulster.
(c) Brug.
(d) Umster.

Short Answer Questions

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



2. What is strange about Fedelm?



3. Whose guard dog is killed?



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



5. Who has war with Aife?



Short Essay Questions

1. How does Fergus lose his sword? What does he do without it?



2. Why doesn't Cuchulainn kill Fergus whenever the army is nearing Ulster?



3. What does Fergus say about Cuchulainn's childhood?



4. Describe how Cuchulainn finally defeats Ferdia. Explain how the weapon he used works.



5. Describe the discussion between Ailill and Medb and what does it result in?



6. Where is Cuchulainn when the battle between Ailill and Conchobor's armies begin? Who tells him the progress of the armies?



7. What vow does Cuchulainn make to himself and how is it related to the names of the fords and plains of the story?



8. Why does Cuchulainn strut around the day after his bloody, warp-spasm induced battle?



9. How does Emer's father plan to get rid of Cuchulainn? What is the result?



10. How is it that Loch almost defeats Cuchulainn?



(see the answer keys)

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