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Gefjon: Quiz

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Question 1: This motif is attested by Livy around 1 CE, 5th CE century Greek historian ________, and in folktales from Northern Europe.
Greco-Persian WarsAncient GreeceAlexander the GreatHerodotus

Question 2: In ________, Gefjon or Gefjun (with the alternate spelling Gefion) is a goddess associated with ploughing, the Danish island of Zealand, the legendary early Swedish king Gylfi, the king Skjöldr, and virginity.
OdinThorNorse mythologyNorse paganism

Question 3: [32] The Gefion family, a family of asteroids,[33] and asteroid 1272 Gefion (discovered in 1931 by ________[34]) both derive their names from that of the goddess.
Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth1019 Strackea1104 Syringa1105 Fragaria

Question 4: [19] In other works, Gefjon glosses the goddesses ________ and Vesta.
GreeceAthenaGreek mythologyDemeter

Question 5: [14] In addition, Gefjun appears in a ________ for the völva Gróa ("ale-Gefjun") employed in the skald Þjóðólfr of Hvinir's composition Haustlöng as quoted in chapter 17 of Skáldskaparmál.
DísKenningValkyrieThor

Question 6: Mentions of Gefjon may appear in ________ in five passages (line 49, line 362, line 515, line 1394, and line 1690).
Beowulf (hero)WidsithBeowulfFinnesburg Fragment

Question 7: [18] In Stjórn, Gefjon appears as a gloss for the goddess ________.
Greek mythologyApolloAresAphrodite

Question 8: In relation, High notes that, like Gefjun, the goddess ________ is also a virgin.
FreyjaFullaEirGerðr

Question 9: In the Poetic Edda, Gefjon appears solely in three stanzas of the poem ________, where an exchange occurs between Gefjun and Loki at a dinner feast, and the god Odin comes to Gefjon's defense.
Helgakviða Hundingsbana ISigrdrífumálBaldrs draumarLokasenna

Question 10: Gefjon appears prominently as the allegorical mother of Norway, Sweden, and ________ in the forty-page Swedish Romantic poem Gefion, a Poem in Four Cantos by Eleonora Charlotta d'Albedyhll (1770-1835).
LuxembourgSpainDenmarkLithuania







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