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Choose the meaning of the bold words in questions 1–10.

[] is the bold words

1.  

No one / Waited for [reparation] from his plundering claws…” (Beowulf)  (1 point)

• confidence

• destruction

• injury

• compensation /My answer

2.  

Squatting with her weight on his stomach, she drew / A dagger, brown with dried blood, and prepared / To []avenge her only son. (Beowulf)  (1 point)

• sacrifice for /My answer

• give protection to

• retaliate for

• give praise to

3.  

[Reproach] pounded in hisʙʀᴇᴀsт, gloomy / And dark, and the world seemed a different place. (Beowulf)  (1 point)

• disgrace/My answer

• joy

• certitude

• disappointment

4.  

Beowulf / Offered them only his sword, ended / so many [jackal] lives that the few / Who were able skulked silently home. (Beowulf)  (1 point)

• enemy/My answer

• defender

• useless

• weakened

5.  

But Swedish [exiles] came, seeking / Protection… (Beowulf)  (1 point)

• those who are banished/My answer

• those who are royalty

• those who are criminals

• those who are welcomed

6.  

So summer’s [sentinel], the cuckoo, sings / In his murmuring voice, and our hearts mourn / As he urges. (“The Seafarer")  (1 point)

• season

• birdsong

• symbol

• guard/My answer

7.  

Their faces / [Blanch] as time advances, their beards / Wither and they mourn the memory of friends. (“The Seafarer")  (1 point)

• pale

• age/My answer

• thin

• wrinkle

8.  

In this brief world I cannot wonder / That my mind is set on [melancholy]. / Because I never forget the fate / Of men.... (“The Wanderer")  (1 point)

• happiness

• remembering

• the future

• sadness/My answer

9.  

He cannot be hasty to hate or speak, / He must be bold and yet not blind, / Nor ever too [craven], complacent, or covetous, / Nor ready to gloat before he wins glory. (“The Wanderer")  (1 point)

• bored

• cowardly/My answer

• prideful

• resentful

10.  

First my lord went out away from his people / over the wave-[tumult]. (“The Wife’s Lament")  (1 point)

• depression/My answer i think?

• confusion

• rhythm

• destruction

1 Answer

  • 1.D

    2.C

    3.A

    4.A

    5.A

    6.D

    7.A

    8.D

    9.B

    10.B

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