Animated Or Real Story Of Beowulf Quiz

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Beowulf Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    A long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds
    • A. 

      Short story

    • B. 

      Novel

    • C. 

      Novella

    • D. 

      Epic

  • 2. 
    Grendel is a descendent of
    • A. 

      Abel

    • B. 

      Cain

    • C. 

      Adam

    • D. 

      Eve

  • 3. 
    How many years did Grendel terrorize King Hrithgar's men?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      12

  • 4. 
    Who is Beowulf's uncle?
    • A. 

      Higlac

    • B. 

      Healfdane

    • C. 

      Hrethel

    • D. 

      Wulfgar

  • 5. 
    King Hrothgar is king of
    • A. 

      The Danes

    • B. 

      The Swedes

    • C. 

      The Norse

    • D. 

      The Romans

  • 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

  • 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

  • 8. 
    A mead-hall where warriors gather to drink
    • A. 

      Wiglaf

    • B. 

      Maritime

    • C. 

      Herot

    • D. 

      Hrothgar

  • 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

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