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Beowulf Quizzes & Trivia

"Fate often saves an undoomed man when his courage is firm." Are you ready to attack these quizzes? We have an array of quizzes on the Old English classic, "Beowulf". Recall the heroics of Beowulf as you take on this battle of wits. Who is the king of the Danes? Who is Grendel? What happened to Beowulf in the end? Do you have the answers?
 
Will you be able to survive? Can you make it through unscathed? Will our monstrous quizzes get the best of you? You're just a few clicks away, so go ahead and find out for yourself. Summon that inner courage and get ready to charge through these quizzes. Armor up and come out swinging as you fight this challenge with "Beowulf"!
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Questions: 12  |  Attempts: 14179   |  Last updated: Oct 29, 2020
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    Why does the poet mention Scyld Scefing at the beginning of the poem?

Here you will be answering multiple choice, eassays and written response. Answer all written answers in complete sentences.

Questions: 23  |  Attempts: 1709   |  Last updated: Jul 30, 2011
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    Who is Beowulfs uncle?

If you have read the poem Beowulf then you for sure know that the plot starts to thicken when you start lines 104-622. Here Beowulf gets to meet the King Hrothgar and offer his assistance to their predicament. Take up the...

Questions: 28  |  Attempts: 1731   |  Last updated: Oct 29, 2018
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    Who is Hrothgar's father?

Beowulf is an Anglo Saxon epic poem is considered one of the oldest surviving long stories in English language. It takes us into the life of Beowulf a youthful warrior against Grendel who despises humans. Take up the quiz...

Questions: 35  |  Attempts: 513   |  Last updated: Oct 29, 2018
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    Which of the following does not reflect the oral tradition of the epic Beowulf ?

Kennings are names given to object in Norse poetry. In the series Beowulf there is countless Kenning for different objects. How conversant are you with them? Take up this quiz and see if you will earn the title of “Hero...

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 788   |  Last updated: Aug 20, 2018
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    What is a kenning?
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