This 50-question comprehensive assessment covers the epic poem Beowulf, including historical context, major characters and elements of plot, rhetorical devices, and the rhetorical situation.
The test format includes the following sections:
15 multiple choice questions on Anglo-Saxon History and conventions of the epic poem
17 multiple choice questions on Beowulf, characters, and aspects of plot
9 multiple choice questions on Rhetoric and Rhetorical Devices
14 multiple choice questions on the Rhetorical Situation (identifying speaker, subject, audience, and purpose)
This test was designed for AP or Honors level upperclassmen. The questions are easily modifiable to suit the needs of your students. Test format compatible with paper or scantron form.
ANSWER KEY INCLUDED!
Please note: The direct quotations are drawn from the Burton Raffel translation of the abridged version of Beowulf.
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