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Norse Mythology

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Norse Mythology game quiz
"My Norwegian ancestry prompts me to employ this subject in my first attempt at a quiz. There are many parallels in Norse mythology with other cultures' folklore regarding the creation myth and the development of the human race. God lykke!"

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1. Who was the author of "The Prose Edda", written around 1220 CE, a well known source of Norse mythology? He was a native of Iceland.
    Snorri Sturluson
    Reykjavik the elder
    Dag Hammarskjold
    Hans Jacob Wang


2. Ragnarok is a critical event in Norse mythology. It has its counterpart in other major religions of the world. What does this event signify?
    the beginning of man's time on Earth
    the end of the world
    the ascension of Norse Royalty
    the birth of Odin


3. By what means was Balder, the beloved Son of Odin and Frygge, and brother of Hod murdered?
    Poisoned food
    Mistletoe dart
    A magic spell
    Ash tree dart


4. How is Nifleheim, the cold dark place of the dead that is ruled over by Hel, reached?
    by way of Bifrost
    through Midgard
    through Asgard
    via one of the roots of Yggdrasil


5. Where do the Valkyries take the heroes who have died in battle?
    Saxland
    Niflheim
    Valhalla
    Gladsheim


6. Who guards the well of knowledge from which Odin drank, forfeiting an eye for the privilege?
    Mimir
    Balder
    Loki
    Hodor


7. What was the name of the ship that served as Balder's funeral pyre?
    Ringhorn
    Skip
    Naglfar
    Jotunheim


8. Thrym, king of the frost giants, was put death with what instrument?
    Gungnir
    A mistletoe dart
    Thor's hammer
    A magic sword


9. Who was one of three monstrous offspring of the giantess Angrboda, Loki's mistress, and Loki the sly one? This monster was said to have surrounded Midgard and bit his own tail.
    Fenrir
    Ask
    Jormungand
    Balder


10. According to Snorri Sturluson, where did the family of Norse mythology originate?
    Saxland
    Iceland
    Turkey
    Norway


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Compiled Jun 28 12