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Question 1: In the Skáldskaparmál section of the Prose Edda several ________ for Höðr are related.
ThorKenningDísSkald

Question 2: Höðr is referred to several times in the ________, always in the context of Baldr's death.
Helgakviða Hundingsbana IPoetic EddaAtlakviðaDráp Niflunga

Question 3: Guided by ________ he shot the mistletoe missile which was to slay the otherwise invulnerable Baldr.
GerðrFreyjaLokiSleipnir

Question 4: ________, upon finding out about Baldr's one weakness, made a missile from mistletoe, and helped Höðr shoot it at Baldr.
GerðrLokiFreyjaSleipnir

Question 5: According to the Prose Edda and the Poetic Edda the goddess ________ made everything in existence swear never to harm Baldr, except for the mistletoe which she found too young to demand an oath from.
ValkyrieGermanic paganismFriggThor

Question 6: The Danish historian Saxo Grammaticus recorded an alternative version of this myth in his ________.
Norse paganismGesta DanorumRunestoneThor

Question 7: In the Gylfaginning part of ________'s Prose Edda Höðr is introduced in an ominous way.
AsgardSnorri SturlusonThorElf

Question 8: None of those kennings, however, are actually found in surviving ________.
ValkyrieElfThorSkald

Question 9: After this ________ and the giantess Rindr gave birth to Váli who grew to adulthood within a day and slew Höðr.
SleipnirThorNorse mythologyOdin

Question 10: Höðr (often anglicized as Hod[1]) is the brother of ________ in Norse mythology.
FriggOdinBaldrThor
















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