Beowulf Questions

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Question 1
What is the name of the castle where the first few sections of the poem take place? | | Heorot|
| | Camelot|
| | Wulfing|
| | Hrothgar|
Question 2  
Who is the king at the beginning of the poem?
| | Unferth|
| | Hrothgar|
| | Heorot|
| | Beowulf|
Question 3
Grendel is a descendant of what Biblical figure?
| | Samson|
| | Cain|
| | Lucifer|
| | Noah|
Question 4  
Where do the people make offerings to try to get aid from Grendel's attacks? | | Muslim mosques|
| | Pagan shrines|
| | Catholic cathedrals|
| | Jewish temples|

Question 5
Beowulf arrives to help the Danes
| | On foot|
| | On horseback|
| | On the back of a dragon|
| | By ship|
Question 6
Which character is jealous of Beowulf?
| | Hygelac|
| | Wealhthow|
| | Unferth|
| | Hrothgar|
Question 7  
During the feast, Beowulf describes what kind of contest in which he competed against Breca? | | Swimming|
| | Running|
| | Jousting|
| | Storytelling|
Question 8  
How long is Beowulf king of Geatland before the dragon wakes? | | 50 years|
| | 10 years|
| | 25 years|
| | 5 years|
Question 9
What wakes the dragon?
| | Grendel's mother wakes the dragon to help her fight Beowulf.| | | An intruder handles and removes a gem-studded goblet from the dragon's lair.| | | Beowulf confronts the sleeping dragon in his lair.|

| | The dragon's eggs begin to hatch.|
Question 10
Where does the dragon's treasure come from?
| | It is the cache of a highborn race of people who have all died.| | | It is Beowulf's inheritance from King Hygelac.|
| | It belonged to the dragon's father.|
| | It belongs to Hrothgar and the Danes.|
Question 11  
What is the dragon's primary weapon when he attacks the homesteads? | | His sharp talons|
| | The fire that he breathes|
| | A sword that belonged to the...
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