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Question 1: In chapter 34 of the book Gylfaginning, Hel is listed by High as one of the three children of Loki and Angrboða; the wolf ________, the serpent Jörmungandr, and Hel.

Question 2: In the Prose Edda book Gylfaginning, Hel is described as having been appointed by the god ________ as ruler of a realm of the same name, located in Niflheim.
OdinThorSleipnirNorse mythology

Question 3: Of this we have a particularly strong guarantee in her affinity to the Indian Bhavani, who travels about and bathes like Nerthus and ________, but is likewise called Kali or Mahakali, the great black goddess.
PerchtaChristmasHoldaWeaving (mythology)

Question 4: Hel is attested in the ________, compiled in the 13th century from earlier traditional sources, and the Prose Edda, written in the 13th century by Snorri Sturluson.
AtlakviðaHelgakviða Hundingsbana IPoetic EddaDráp Niflunga

Question 5: It has been suggested that several ________ imitation medallions and bracteates feature depictions of Hel.
Byzantine EmpireEarly Middle AgesGermanic peoplesMigration period

Question 6: [2] In Fáfnismál, the hero ________ stands before the mortally wounded body of the dragon Fáfnir, and states that Fáfnir lies in pieces, where "Hel can take" him.
ReginGram (mythology)GraniSigurd

Question 7: In ________, Hel is a being that presides over a realm of the same name, where she receives a portion of the dead.
Norse mythologyNorse paganismThorOdin

Question 8: In the Poetic Edda, Prose Edda, and Heimskringla, Hel is referred to as a daughter of ________, and to "go to Hel" is to die.

Question 9: In addition, mentioned in poems recorded in ________ and Egils saga that date from the 9th and 10th century respectively.
HeimskringlaSnorri SturlusonValkyrieAsgard

Question 10: An episode in the Latin work ________, written in the 12th century by Saxo Grammaticus, is generally considered to refer to Hel, and Hel may appear on various Migration Period bracteates.
Gesta DanorumThorRunestoneNorse paganism


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