Beowulf Lines 104-622 Review Quiz Beowulf Revie

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If you have read the poem Beowulf then you for sure know that the plot starts to thicken when you start lines 104-622. Here Beowulf gets to meet the King Hrothgar and offer his assistance to their predicament. Take up the review quiz below and see if you remember the lines and what was happening.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is Hrothgar's father?
    • A. 

      Edgetho

    • B. 

      Grendel

    • C. 

      Healfdane

    • D. 

      Higlac

    • E. 

      Hrothgar

  • 2. 
    True or FalseHrothgar is the king of the Geats.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    How many of the "mightiest men" did Beowulf choose to accompany him on his journey?(Enter numbers rather than writing out the word)
  • 4. 
    Which of the following makes up the landscape Beowulf and his crew see when they land in Denmark?
    • A. 

      Rocky cliffs

    • B. 

      Sandy beaches

    • C. 

      Wooded outcroppings

    • D. 

      Verdant hills

    • E. 

      Reedy marshes

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is an example of a kenning?
    • A. 

      Deep-keeled

    • B. 

      Mead-halls

    • C. 

      Rock-steep

    • D. 

      Vice-like

    • E. 

      Whale-road

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is an example of personification?
    • A. 

      The breeze blew beside the beach.

    • B. 

      The gentle breeze was as soft as silk.

    • C. 

      The tree swayed with the force of the wind.

    • D. 

      The wing sang mournfully through the trees.

    • E. 

      None of the above are examples of personification.

  • 7. 
    A poetic or literary device achieved by using several words in close proximity that begin with the same or similar consonant sounds is known as _____.
  • 8. 
    The Danish watchman says that "A soldier should known the difference between _______ and _______.  (2 words--separate each word with a comma. Example:  milk, honey)
  • 9. 
    What is the name of "that most famous of all dwellings"?
  • 10. 
    Which literary device is a descriptive word or phrase added to or substituted for the name of somebody or something--that highlights a feature or quality of that person or thing?
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Conceit

    • C. 

      Epithet

    • D. 

      Metaphor

    • E. 

      Personification

  • 11. 
    "Nor have I ever seen,Out of all the men on earth, one greaterThan has come with you: no commoner carries Such weapons, unless his appearance, and his beauty,Are both _____."
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      Lies

    • C. 

      Reality

    • D. 

      Sincere

    • E. 

      Truth

  • 12. 
    Who rides down to greet Beowulf and his warriors?
    • A. 

      Higlac's brother

    • B. 

      Hrothgar's lieutenant

    • C. 

      The captain of the guards

    • D. 

      The prince's attendant

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    The watchman has been keeping the coastline free of raiders and ______ who try to sneak ashore in search of gold.
    • A. 

      Bootleggers

    • B. 

      Brigands

    • C. 

      Pirates

    • D. 

      Plunderers

    • E. 

      Raiders

  • 14. 
    Who was Beowulf's father?
  • 15. 
    Beowulf says that Denmark "Is cursed with some strange, vicious creature / That hunts only __________ and that no one / Has seen."
    • A. 

      At night

    • B. 

      For sport

    • C. 

      Hrothgar's men

    • D. 

      In secret

    • E. 

      When hungry

  • 16. 
    What do Beowulf's men have on their helmets? (3 words)
  • 17. 
    Which of the following is defined as the top section of a side wall on a building with a pitched roof"?
    • A. 

      Arch

    • B. 

      Gable

    • C. 

      Pergola

    • D. 

      Portico

    • E. 

      Ridge

  • 18. 
    What color is the metal of Beowulf's shirt?
    • A. 

      Bronze

    • B. 

      Copper

    • C. 

      Gold

    • D. 

      Silver

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 19. 
    Who is Beowulf's king?
    • A. 

      Aethelwulf

    • B. 

      Healfdane

    • C. 

      Higlac

    • D. 

      Hindenburg

    • E. 

      Hrothgar

  • 20. 
    According to the text, for what reason would Beowulf's king "think less of" him?
    • A. 

      If Beowulf were to hide behind a shield.

    • B. 

      If Beowulf were to lose the battle with Grendel.

    • C. 

      If Beowulf's men died during the battle.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 21. 
    "...the monster's ______ of menIs so great that he needs no weapons and fears none."
  • 22. 
    "______ must decide / Who will be given to death's cold grip."
  • 23. 
    Beowulf believes that Grendel's plan "will be / What it has been before."True or False: Grendel plans to invade the hall and eat the men who sleep there.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Once the battle between Grendel and Beowulf begins, "The infamous killer fought / For his freedom, wanting no flesh but ______, / Desiring nothing but escape."
    • A. 

      Beowulf's

    • B. 

      Famine

    • C. 

      Feast

    • D. 

      Refuge

    • E. 

      Retreat

  • 25. 
    "Hrothgar's wise men had fashioned Herot / To stand _____."
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