Numbers In Norse Mythology

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Numbers In Norse Mythology - Quiz

Test your knowledge - Norse mythology. Do you remember the number?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Yggdrasil was the Tree of Life. How many roots did Yggdrasil have?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      7

    • D.

      9

    Correct Answer
    A. 3
    Explanation
    Yggdrasil, the Tree of Life in Norse mythology, had three roots. These roots extended to different realms: one to Asgard, the realm of the gods, one to Jotunheim, the realm of the giants, and one to Niflheim, the realm of the dead. These roots connected the different realms and symbolized the interconnectedness of the Norse cosmos.

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  • 2. 

    Sleipnir was the horse belonging to Odin. How legs did Sleipnir have?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      7

    • D.

      8

    Correct Answer
    D. 8
    Explanation
    Sleipnir, the horse belonging to Odin, had a total of eight legs. This is a well-known fact in Norse mythology, as Sleipnir was described as an eight-legged horse.

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  • 3. 

    How many steps did Thor take before he fell dead to the ground?

    • A.

      7

    • B.

      9

    • C.

      12

    • D.

      13

    Correct Answer
    B. 9
    Explanation
    Based on the information given, Thor took 9 steps before falling dead to the ground.

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  • 4. 

    How many Norns were there?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      7

    • D.

      9

    Correct Answer
    A. 3
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 3 because the question is asking for the number of Norns, and out of the given options, 3 is the only number that matches the question.

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  • 5. 

    Draupnir was a magical ring. How many new gold rings dropped from Draupnir every ninth night?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      7

    • C.

      8

    • D.

      9

    Correct Answer
    C. 8
    Explanation
    Draupnir was a magical ring that had the ability to create copies of itself. According to Norse mythology, every ninth night, the ring would produce eight new gold rings. This meant that over time, the number of rings would multiply, making Draupnir a symbol of abundance and wealth.

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  • 6. 

    How many nights did Freyja spend making love to the dwarfs in return for a necklace?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      7

    • D.

      9

    Correct Answer
    B. 4
    Explanation
    Freyja spent four nights making love to the dwarfs in return for a necklace. This suggests that Freyja engaged in a transaction where she exchanged her intimacy for a valuable item. The number of nights indicates the duration of this exchange, highlighting the significance and effort involved in obtaining the necklace.

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  • 7. 

    How many days did Odin hang in Yggdrasil to gain knowledge of the runes?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      7

    • C.

      9

    • D.

      13

    Correct Answer
    C. 9
    Explanation
    Odin hung in Yggdrasil, the World Tree, for nine days to gain knowledge of the runes. This act is known as the "Hanging of Odin" or "Odin's Sacrifice." During this time, he pierced himself with a spear and hung himself from the tree, sacrificing himself to himself. Through this self-sacrifice, Odin gained divine wisdom and knowledge of the runes, which are ancient Norse symbols associated with magic and divination.

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  • 8. 

    How many years will the Fimbulwinter last?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    C. 3
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 3. The Fimbulwinter is a harsh winter that lasts for three years according to Norse mythology. It is said to be a precursor to the end of the world, known as Ragnarok. During this time, the world experiences extreme cold, snowstorms, and famine. The Fimbulwinter is seen as a time of great hardship and is often associated with the coming of chaos and destruction.

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  • 9. 

    How many brothers did Freyja have?

    • A.

      0

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      3

    Correct Answer
    B. 1
    Explanation
    Freyja had one brother.

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  • 10. 

    How many mothers did Heimdall have?

    • A.

      0

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      9

    Correct Answer
    D. 9

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