Grænlendinga Saga, Chapters 1 - 2, Eirik Explores Greenland, Bjarni Sights Land to the West
1. Who is Thorvald?
(a) The king.
(b) The brother of Eirik the Red.
(c) The discoverer of Greenland.
(d) The father of Eirik the Red.
2. Why do Eirik and Thorvald leave Norway?
(a) To find new resources.
(b) On a mission from the king.
(c) They heard rumors of land to the west.
(d) Because of some killings.
3. Who is Leif?
(a) The brother of Eirik the Red.
(b) The founder of the colony on Iceland.
(c) A messanger from the king.
(d) The son of Eirik the Red.
4. What is Iceland like when Eirik the Red arrives there?
(b) Already well settled.
(c) A shipping port.
(d) Occupied by enemies.
5. What causes a fight between Eirik and Thorgest?
(b) They both felt they should be clan leader.
(c) Thorgest's wife.
(d) Eirik proposes to Thorgest's sister.
6. What is Eirik sentenced with by the Thorsness Assembly?
(c) Five years of exploration service for the king.
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