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By Mcbrinep1 | Last updated: May 25, 2021
| Total Attempts: 217
Beowulf is an Old English classic poem written in the tradition of a Germanic heroic legend involving over 3,000 alternative lines. It is one of the highly notable and most often translated works of Old English literature. In this test, you will be asked about who helped Beowulf’s father, what is Grendel’s abode, and which section of Beowulf tells the origin of the dragon’s treasure. You have to take this amazing quiz if you adore this literature.
Questions and Answers
When the Beowulf-poet says, Grendel refuses to "pay the death price," what is he referring to? (one answer)
Grendel is the descendent of this biblical character (one word, a name).
Who is the first of the Danes to recognize Beowulf for what he is?
"The watchman on the wall, the Shieldings' lookout"
Hrothgar, protector of the Shieldings
Hygelac, Beowulf's king
Unferth, drunken meadhall warrior
Hrothgar once helped Beowulf's father, and that, in part, is why Beowulf helps him.
Grendel's abode, his mere, is very much a vision of hell on earth.
This king "brought little joy to the Danish people, only death and destruction." (one word, his name)
This section of Beowulf tells the origin of the dragon's treasure.
Lament of the Last Warrior
Lament of the Last Survivor
Lament of the Last Hero
Lament of the Last Fighter
What is the name of the sword that fails Beowulf in the dragon-fight?
Wiglaf is a member of this group.
Beowulf's people live to enjoy the dragon's treasure.
The warrior Beowulf must fight and defeat the monster Grendel who is terrorizing towns, and later, Grendel's mother, who begins killing out of revenge.
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