Beowulf Test

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Beowulf Quizzes & Trivia

Here you will be answering multiple choice, eassays and written response. Answer all written answers in complete sentences.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is Beowulfs uncle?
    • A. 

      Grendel

    • B. 

      Unferth

    • C. 

      Hygelac

  • 2. 
    Who is the protagonist?
    • A. 

      Beowulf

    • B. 

      Spiderman

    • C. 

      None

  • 3. 
    Who is Beowulf's father?
    • A. 

      Ecgtheow

    • B. 

      The dragon

  • 4. 
    How does Wiglaf adhere to the Heroic code? 3-5 sentences
  • 5. 
    How many sons did Halfdane have?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      4.5

    • C. 

      3

  • 6. 
    Who became queen of the Queen of the Swedes?
    • A. 

      Onela

    • B. 

      Grendel

    • C. 

      Catwoman

  • 7. 
    What is the name of the noble Hall?
    • A. 

      Heorot

    • B. 

      Noble Hall

    • C. 

      Champs

  • 8. 
    How many battles did Beowulf fight?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      2.5

  • 9. 
    Give the plot of Beowulf. Essay
  • 10. 
    How did Beowulf die?
    • A. 

      Slayed by Unferth

    • B. 

      A venomous bite from the dragon

  • 11. 
    What 3 triats of the heroic code does Beowulf exemplify?
    • A. 

      Reputation, vengeance, and fate

    • B. 

      Prosperity, integrity, humilty

    • C. 

      Virtue, honesty, love

  • 12. 
    How does Beowulf show reputation, vengeance, and fate. Essay
  • 13. 
    Who is the father of Shield Sheafson?
    • A. 

      Beowulf

    • B. 

      Sheafson is an orphan

    • C. 

      Grendel

  • 14. 
    How long was the dragon?
    • A. 

      75ft

    • B. 

      50ft

    • C. 

      35ft

  • 15. 
    Who helped Beowulf in the slaying of the dragon?
    • A. 

      Wiglaf

    • B. 

      Unferth

    • C. 

      Grendel

  • 16. 
    Who is Modthryth?
    • A. 

      A danish man

    • B. 

      Wicked queen of legend

    • C. 

      The name of the dragon

  • 17. 
    What is the name of the adviser Grendel's mother killed?
    • A. 

      Aeschere

    • B. 

      Archbishaek

    • C. 

      Aesckeres

  • 18. 
    Where do the Geats place Beowulf’s Barrow?
    • A. 

      In Grendel’s swamp

    • B. 

      In the dragon’s lair

    • C. 

      On a cliff overlooking the sea

  • 19. 
    Who guides Beowulf to the dragon’s barrow?
    • A. 

      Wulfgar

    • B. 

      The slave-girl

    • C. 

      The thief

  • 20. 
     Who gives Hygd three horses?
    • A. 

      Hygelac

    • B. 

      Hrothgar

    • C. 

      Beowulf

  • 21. 
    Who is Queen of the Geats?
    • A. 

      Alfifa

    • B. 

      Hygd

    • C. 

      Grendel's mother

  • 22. 
    What made Grendel's mother kill the adviser?
  • 23. 
    According to Beowulf, what is better than mourning a death? Why do you think he said what he said? 3-5
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