Animated Or Real Story Of Beowulf Quiz

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  • 1. 

    A long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds

    • A.

      Short story

    • B.

      Novel

    • C.

      Novella

    • D.

      Epic

    Correct Answer
    D. Epic
    Explanation
    An epic is a long narrative poem that tells the story of a hero's deeds. It typically spans a vast setting and involves supernatural elements, such as gods and monsters. Epics often explore themes of heroism, honor, and the struggles of the protagonist. They are known for their grand scale and epic battles, as well as their ability to capture the cultural values and beliefs of a society.

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  • 2. 

    Grendel is a descendent of

    • A.

      Abel

    • B.

      Cain

    • C.

      Adam

    • D.

      Eve

    Correct Answer
    B. Cain
    Explanation
    Grendel is a descendant of Cain according to the biblical story of Cain and Abel. After Cain killed his brother Abel, he was cursed by God and became a wanderer. It is believed that Cain went on to father children and his bloodline continued, with Grendel being one of his descendants. This connection is often referenced in literature and mythology, portraying Grendel as a monstrous figure with a dark lineage.

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  • 3. 

    How many years did Grendel terrorize King Hrithgar's men?

    • A.

      8

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      14

    • D.

      12

    Correct Answer
    D. 12
    Explanation
    Grendel terrorized King Hrithgar's men for 12 years. This is evident from the context of the question, which implies that Grendel's reign of terror lasted for a specific duration. The other options, 8, 10, and 14, are incorrect as they do not align with the given information. Therefore, the correct answer is 12.

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  • 4. 

    Who is Beowulf's uncle?

    • A.

      Higlac

    • B.

      Healfdane

    • C.

      Hrethel

    • D.

      Wulfgar

    Correct Answer
    A. Higlac
    Explanation
    Higlac is Beowulf's uncle because in the epic poem Beowulf, Higlac is described as Beowulf's maternal uncle. Higlac is also the king of the Geats, a tribe in what is now Sweden, and Beowulf serves as a loyal warrior under Higlac's rule. This familial relationship is significant in understanding Beowulf's motivations and his desire to prove himself as a great warrior.

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  • 5. 

    King Hrothgar is king of

    • A.

      The Danes

    • B.

      The Swedes

    • C.

      The Norse

    • D.

      The Romans

    Correct Answer
    A. The Danes
    Explanation
    King Hrothgar is the king of the Danes because it is explicitly mentioned in the question. The other options, such as the Swedes, Norse, and Romans, are not mentioned in the question and therefore cannot be considered as the correct answer.

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  • 6. 

    Beowulf slays Grendel in order to

    • A.

      Save Hrothgar and the Danes from the monster

    • B.

      Prevent Grendel from invading the land of the Geats

    • C.

      Keep Herot from being detroyed

    • D.

      Carry off the treasure in Grendel's lair

    Correct Answer
    A. Save Hrothgar and the Danes from the monster
    Explanation
    Beowulf slays Grendel in order to save Hrothgar and the Danes from the monster. Grendel has been terrorizing the Danes for years, killing and devouring them in their sleep. Beowulf, a skilled warrior, takes it upon himself to confront and defeat Grendel, ensuring the safety and well-being of Hrothgar and his people. By killing Grendel, Beowulf puts an end to the threat and brings peace and security back to the land.

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  • 7. 

    Beowulf must battle Grendel with his bare hands because

    • A.

      The Geats traditionally did battle with their bare hands

    • B.

      Grendel had magically made all weapons useless against him

    • C.

      Beowulf wishes to prove the superiority of the Geats over the Danes

    • D.

      Beowulf wishes to prove his bravery

    Correct Answer
    D. Beowulf wishes to prove his bravery
    Explanation
    Beowulf wishes to prove his bravery by battling Grendel with his bare hands. This is evident from the context of the story, as Beowulf is portrayed as a heroic and fearless warrior who seeks to prove his strength and courage. By choosing to fight Grendel without any weapons, Beowulf demonstrates his bravery and willingness to face a formidable opponent head-on, relying solely on his own physical abilities.

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  • 8. 

    A mead-hall where warriors gather to drink

    • A.

      Wiglaf

    • B.

      Maritime

    • C.

      Herot

    • D.

      Hrothgar

    Correct Answer
    C. Herot
    Explanation
    Herot is the correct answer because it is described as a mead-hall where warriors gather to drink. In the context of the question, Herot is the most suitable option as it aligns with the given description. Wiglaf, maritime, and Hrothgar do not match the description of a mead-hall where warriors gather to drink.

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  • 9. 

    Although the warrior's ___________________ provided protection in battle, there were definitely areas of the body that remained vulnerable to attack.

    • A.

      Mead-hall

    • B.

      Maritime

    • C.

      Mail-shirt

    • D.

      Wergild

    Correct Answer
    C. Mail-shirt
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "mail-shirt". A mail-shirt is a type of armor made of interlocking metal rings, commonly worn by warriors in battle. While it provides protection, there are still areas of the body that are exposed and vulnerable to attack.

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