Beowulf Quizzes

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Test your knowledge of Anonymous, Unknown's Beowulf by taking one of our user-contributed quizzes! Each quiz is multiple choice and includes questions on plot points, themes, and character traits. Test your knowledge online or print for classroom use.

  • Beowulf Character Quiz

    Beowulf Character Quiz

    The epic poem Beowulf is a legendary story that led to the creation of the traditional heroic story.  Do you know the character's of Beowulf?

  • Beowulf Swords and Armor Quiz

    Beowulf Swords and Armor Quiz

    Beowulf, the epic poem, is the foundation for the heroic journey.  The poem is filled with mythic monsters, heroic episodes, and magical items.  Do you know the magical items of Beowulf?

  • Beowulf Plot Quiz

    Beowulf Plot Quiz

    The epic poem Beowulf inspired the heroic journey story.  How well do you know the story of Beowulf?

  • Beowulf Overview

    Beowulf Overview

    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...

  • Beowulf in Beowulf

    Beowulf in Beowulf

    Possessing superhuman strength, Beowulf is the world's fiercest warrior. Of royal lineage, Beowulf is the nephew of King Hygelac. The king of the Danes, Hrothgar, has appealed to King Hygelac for help in defeating a terrible monster terrorizing his lands. Beowulf is sent to defeat the evil monster, Grendel, bringing...

  • Grendel in Beowulf

    Grendel in Beowulf

    A monstrous descendant of the biblical Cain, the world's first murderer, Grendel bears his ancestor's curse; he is condemned to walk the Earth alone. Bothered by the merriment and light coming from Hrothgar's kingdom, Grendel regularly lays waste to the celebratory warriors until he is stopped by a force more...