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Beowulf Overview Quiz

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Beowulf Overview Quiz

Who or what does Beowulf kill before Beowulf himself dies? Is it a. Grendel, b. Grendel's mother, c. a dragon, or d. Angelina Jolie? Test your knowledge of this mythic tale with eNotes' fun and comprehensive Beowulf Overview Quiz! Ten questions on the plot and characters of this ancient story are here to help you in your quest for better grades. Get started below!

  • Question 1

    The character Beowulf originates from where?

  • Question 2

    With whom did Beowulf have a swimming contest?

  • Question 3

    What character was owed a great favor by Beowulf’s father?

  • Question 4

    What is special about the hilt of the sword Beowulf gives Hrothgar?

  • Question 5

    What does Hrothgar hope will end the feud with the Danes?

  • Question 6

    Which soldier does Grendel's mother kill?

  • Question 7

    Who or what does Beowulf kill before Beowulf himself dies?

  • Question 8

    How long does Beowulf rule?

  • Question 9

    How does Beowulf kill Grendel?

  • Question 10

    Who or what is "Hrunting"?

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