Weapons in Norse Mythology


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Which of these pairings is inaccurate?

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1. Which of these weapons was never wielded by a human in Norse mythology?

2. What sort of weapon was Gleipnir, an object most associated in Norse mythology with Fenrir?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Complete this online quiz to gauge your knowledge of the different weapons in Norse mythology. The various weapons and who wielded them are the focus of the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment, you can evaluate your understanding of:

  • What Gleipnir was and what it was made of
  • A weapon that was never wielded by a human in Norse mythology
  • Powers associated with Mjolnir

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on mythological Norse weapons
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the powers associated with Mjolnir and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what Gleipnir was made of

Additional Learning

Be sure to view the lesson titled Weapons in Norse Mythology to study more about these legendary objects and the Norse gods themselves. Other topics you can review include:

  • Symbols of powerful Norse kings
  • Reasons why the Norse would invoke Thor
  • Skofnung