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Norse mythology multiple choice

Answer these questions about Norse mythology.
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1. What is Gungnir?
Odin's sword
Odin's horse
Odin's spear
One of Odin's two ravens
2. Which of these was not forged by the dwarves Brokkr and Sindri?
a living, golden boar named Gullinbursti
Thor's hammer Mjolnir
a magic ring named Draupnir that produces other golden rings
Skidbladnir, the "best of ships"
3. When the giant Thrymr stole Thor's hammer, how did he get it back?
Thrymr sold it back to Thor for all his gold
Loki disguised himself as Thrymr's wife and stole it back
He did not get it back
Thor dressed as the goddess Freya and pretended to marry Thrymr
4. How was the god Baldr killed?
He drowned when his ship was sunk
He was struck by a spear made of mistletoe
He was poisoned by his wife Nanna
He was killed in battle against a giant
5. What was Fenrir?
A giant who could transform into an eagle
An enormous wolf that bit off the hand of the god Tyr
A serpent so large it encircled the entire world
An eight-legged horse
6. How did Odin lose his eye?
He was stabbed in the eye by Loki
He lost it in a battle with a giant
He removed it and transformed it into a hawk
He traded it to gain wisdom
7. What did Valkyries do?
Spread Odin's decrees to the other gods
Brought those who died in battle to Valhalla
Brewed mead for the gods
Kept giants from invading Midgard
8. What is Yggdrasil?
A dragon
A magical sword carried by the giant Surtr
An immense tree that connects the Nine Worlds
Thor's magical belt that doubles his strength
9. Who is the wife of Thor?
Iðunn
Frigg
Sif
Freya
10. Who was born from nine mothers?
Heimdall
Loki
Balder
Thor
11. Who are the Aesir and the Vanir?
two groups of Norse gods
Odin's and Thor's personal guards
two different clans of elves
fallen warriors who will fight alongside the gods at Ragnarok
12. Who lives in Midgard?
Humans
Giants
Dwarves
Elves
13. Which of these is NOT a child of Loki?
Helblindi
Sleipnir
Jörmungandr
Narfi
14. What is Ragnarok?
Birth of a new world
End of the world
Death of the gods
Twilight of the gods
15. Who wrote the Prose Edda, from which comes much of what we know of Norse mythology?
Snorri Sturluson
Cnut the Great
Olaf Tryggvason
Leif Erikson
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