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By Plankpopular | Last updated: Aug 20, 2018
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Kennings are names given to object in Norse poetry. In the series Beowulf there is countless Kenning for different objects. How conversant are you with them? Take up this quiz and see if you will earn the title of “Hero of the Internet" after defeating this Beowulf kennings quiz. Have fun!
Questions and Answers
What is a kenning?
A name of an object
The object itself
A name to replace the existing name of an object
Which of the following could be considered a kenning for the word: Dog
Producer of drool
Which of the following is NOT true about kennings?
A kenning can be considered an adjective
A kenning is a noun
Kennings are not adjectives
Which of the following is NOT a kenning?
Watcher of night
Ray of hope
In the epic poem Beowulf, which of the following is considered a kenning for Grendel?
In Beowulf, which of the following kennings are used to describe the epic hero?
Mighty protector of men
Hero of the north
Which of the following is used in Beowulf as kenning for a sword?
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