The Battle With Grendel Quiz

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Do you know about the poem 'Beowulf'? If you know about it, you must remember the battle with Grendel. You can take this quiz to check how well do you remember the summary of the poem, specifically about the battle with Grendel. The more correct answers will give you more scores, and ultimately a perfect score with all the correct answers. If you challenge your friends, you can take the quiz to find who knows better about this poem. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a talon?
    • A. 

      An arm

    • B. 

      A foot

    • C. 

      A claw

    • D. 

      A toe

  • 2. 
    What does Beowulf hang as a symbol of his strength and bravery?
    • A. 

      Grendel's head

    • B. 

      Grendel's arm

    • C. 

      Grendel's sword

    • D. 

      Grendel's foot

  • 3. 
    What is Grendel's motivation for attacking so many men?
    • A. 

      He is hungry.

    • B. 

      He is jealous.

    • C. 

      He was denied God's grace and love.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    What is Grendel's reaction after seizing Beowulf's arm?
    • A. 

      He had a real fight on his hands

    • B. 

      He would have to get help in order to win

    • C. 

      He would have an easy fight

    • D. 

      No reaction

  • 5. 
    The phrase "his heart laughed." is an example of
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 6. 
    Where has Grendel been attacking?
    • A. 

      Sweden

    • B. 

      Herot

    • C. 

      Hrothgar

    • D. 

      Gondor

  • 7. 
    For how long has Grendel been terrorizing the Danish people?
    • A. 

      12 minutes

    • B. 

      12 hours

    • C. 

      12 days

    • D. 

      12 years

  • 8. 
    What is the only thing that is protected from Grendel's wrath?
    • A. 

      A cross on the wall of the mead hall

    • B. 

      Beowulf's sword

    • C. 

      The king's throne

    • D. 

      The poet's harp

  • 9. 
    In which country is the story set? 
    • A. 

      Norway

    • B. 

      Denmark

    • C. 

      Geatland

    • D. 

      Sweden

  • 10. 
    Where did the battle with Grendel take place?
    • A. 

      In the sea

    • B. 

      The monster's lair

    • C. 

      In Herot

    • D. 

      In the forest

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