What Do You Know About Beowulf Poems

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What Do You Know About Beowulf Poems - Quiz

Beowulf is one of the most important works of Old English literature. A long poem that continues to ring through each age. What do you know about it?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is the antagonist in the epic poem Beowulf?
    • A. 

      Indiana

    • B. 

      Grendel

    • C. 

      Jya

    • D. 

      Monlo

  • 2. 
    In what language was the original version of the poem written?
    • A. 

      German

    • B. 

      Spanish

    • C. 

      Old English

    • D. 

      Italian

  • 3. 
    The antagonist of the poem is a?
    • A. 

      Warrior

    • B. 

      Monster

    • C. 

      Hero

    • D. 

      Master

  • 4. 
    The full poem survives in the manuscript known as the?
    • A. 

      Compilations

    • B. 

      Nowell Codex

    • C. 

      Formulae

    • D. 

      Artefactos

  • 5. 
    In the poem, Beowulf is considered a hero of the?
    • A. 

      Biles

    • B. 

      Geats

    • C. 

      HIghlanders

    • D. 

      Warriors

  • 6. 
    Who is the author of Beowulf?
    • A. 

      Dante

    • B. 

      Aristotle

    • C. 

      Anonymous

    • D. 

      Socrates

  • 7. 
    Beowulf consists of how many alliterative lines?
    • A. 

      1112

    • B. 

      3182

    • C. 

      2346

    • D. 

      3434

  • 8. 
    In the poem, who is the king of the Danes?
    • A. 

      Roger

    • B. 

      Hrothgar

    • C. 

      Devis

    • D. 

      Mounas

  • 9. 
    The poem is depicted to be set in
    • A. 

      Denmark

    • B. 

      Austria

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      Scandinavia

  • 10. 
    The first printed edition of Beowulf was published in?
    • A. 

      1800

    • B. 

      1815

    • C. 

      1997

    • D. 

      1999

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