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Caedmon's <em>Hymn</em>

Caedmon's Hymn

by Caedmon

Caedmon's Hymn: Theme it, Baby Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Caedmon's Hymn? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Like your typical Anglo-Saxon king, the God in Caedmon's Hymn builds a what?


altar
craft room
mead bench
roof
Q. Which three words are used in the Hymn to mean "humans"?


"men's sons," "mankind," and "men"
"women's daughters," "personkind," and "beings"
"spawn," "clay figures," "creatures of His glory"
"infants," "children," and "toys"
Q. Which word in the poem is a synonym for God's strength?


"power"
"might"
"force"
"manly vigor"
Q. What aspect of God does the poem primarily address?


his creative strength
his redeeming love for humankind
his sense of justice
his moral laws
Q. Which time-related word appears in the poem?


tomorrow
centennial
afterwards
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