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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

    Which soldier does Grendel's mother kill?

  • Question 2

    The character Beowulf originates from where?

  • Question 3

    Who or what is "Hrunting"?

  • Question 4

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

  • Question 5

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

  • Question 6

    How does Beowulf kill Grendel?

  • Question 7

    With whom did Beowulf have a swimming contest?

  • Question 8

    How long does Beowulf rule?

  • Question 9

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

  • Question 10

    Who or what does Beowulf kill before Beowulf himself dies?

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