Rune Divination - Qp1

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The Rune alphabet was introduced to us by                         about 2000 years ago. 

    • A.

      Russians

    • B.

      Scandinavians

    • C.

      Austrians

    Correct Answer
    B. Scandinavians
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Scandinavians. The Rune alphabet was introduced to us by the Scandinavians about 2000 years ago.

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  • 2. 

    Runemasters were revered in the same way that spiritual advisors are today “as messengers of the truth.”

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Runemasters were revered in the same way that spiritual advisors are today "as messengers of the truth." This suggests that Runemasters held a significant role in their society, similar to how spiritual advisors are highly respected and sought after for their wisdom and guidance. They were seen as individuals who possessed deep knowledge and understanding, capable of delivering important messages and insights to others. This reverence implies that Runemasters were held in high regard and their words were considered valuable and trustworthy, just like spiritual advisors in contemporary times.

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  • 3. 

    The word ‘Rune’ comes from the Norse word ‘                ’ which when translated is interpreted as ‘secret writing’. 

    • A.

      Run

    • B.

      Right

    • C.

      Rum

    • D.

      Rule

    Correct Answer
    A. Run
    Explanation
    The word 'Rune' comes from the Norse word 'run', which when translated is interpreted as 'secret writing'. This suggests that the correct answer is 'Run', as it is the word that is directly related to the meaning of 'Rune'.

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  • 4. 

    Runes consist of            designs or markings, each one separate and individual. 

    • A.

      15

    • B.

      20

    • C.

      25

    • D.

      30

    Correct Answer
    C. 25
    Explanation
    Runes are ancient symbols or characters that were used in various Germanic languages before the adoption of the Latin alphabet. Each rune has its own unique design or marking, making them separate and individual from one another. Therefore, the correct answer is 25, which is the only option that fits the description of runes consisting of separate and individual designs or markings.

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  • 5. 

    The oldest translation of the Runes is based on the Rune alphabet, known as Futarc because it comes from the literal sound when spoken of the first 6 letters of the Rune alphabet:

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The oldest translation of the Runes is not based on the Rune alphabet known as Futarc.

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  • 6. 

    Each of the 8 sets of Runes is dedicated to a Norse god. They are: (Select Three)

    • A.

      FREYER’S AETT

    • B.

      ISA'S AETT

    • C.

      HAGAL’S AETT

    • D.

      TYR’S AETT

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. FREYER’S AETT
    C. HAGAL’S AETT
    D. TYR’S AETT
    Explanation
    The correct answer is FREYER’S AETT, HAGAL’S AETT, and TYR’S AETT. Each of these sets of Runes is dedicated to a different Norse god. Freyer’s Aett represents Freyer, the god of fertility and abundance. Hagal’s Aett is dedicated to Hagal, the god of hail and destruction. Tyr’s Aett is associated with Tyr, the god of war and justice. These three sets of Runes each have their own unique meanings and interpretations based on the characteristics and domains of the gods they represent.

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  • 7. 

    Is the symbol for?

    • A.

      Uruz

    • B.

      Ansuz

    • C.

      Fehu

    Correct Answer
    A. Uruz
    Explanation
    Uruz is the symbol for the rune "Uruz" in the Elder Futhark, the oldest runic alphabet. Uruz represents strength, vitality, and primal energy. It is associated with physical and mental strength, endurance, and the power to overcome obstacles. The symbol itself resembles the letter "U" and is often interpreted as the horns of a powerful animal, symbolizing the strength and wildness of nature.

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  • 8. 

    Is the symbol for Kenaz?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Kenaz is a rune in the Elder Futhark, the oldest form of the runic alphabet used by the Germanic peoples. The symbol for Kenaz resembles the letter "K" and represents the sound "k" in the runic language. Therefore, the statement "is the symbol for Kenaz" is true, as Kenaz is indeed represented by a specific symbol in the runic alphabet.

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