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The Wife Of Bath's Tale

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  • 1. 
    What will happen to the knight if he doesn't discover what women most desire within one year?
    • A. 

      He will join that exclusive club we call “Men”

    • B. 

      He will be beheaded

    • C. 

      His wife will leave him

    • D. 

      He will be banned from King Arthur’s court

  • 2. 
    Why does he have trouble in his quest?
    • A. 

      Because he is too proud to ask a woman what she most desires

    • B. 

      Because the women he asks lie to him

    • C. 

      Because no two women seem able to agree on the answer

    • D. 

      Because he is not quite able to grasp the concept of “me time”

  • 3. 
    Who replaces the twenty-four fairies?
    • A. 

      An old woman

    • B. 

      Twenty-four burly men

    • C. 

      Twenty-four elves

    • D. 

      A wizard

  • 4. 
    What does the old woman tell the knight?
    • A. 

      That women desire to be beautiful

    • B. 

      That women desire to find a good man

    • C. 

      That women desire to hold power over their husbands and lovers

    • D. 

      That women desire to stay young

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Reverse her curse

    • B. 

      Marry her

    • C. 

      Slay the dragon who keeps coming by her house

    • D. 

      Marry her daughter

  • 6. 
    Why does the knight honor his part of the bargain with the old woman?
    • A. 

      What does the hag tell the knight she will be if she remains old and ugly? What does the hag tell the knight she will be if she remains old and ugly? Because there are no swords stuck in rocks that week, so things are slow

    • B. 

      Because he is in love

    • C. 

      Because the queen has insisted that he do so

    • D. 

      Because he feels that it's his duty

  • 7. 
    What happened to all the fairies and elves?
    • A. 

      They turned in to humans.

    • B. 

      They moved to a new kingdom.

    • C. 

      They were afraid of the knight.

    • D. 

      The friars exorcised the land of all fairies and elves.

  • 8. 
    What crime did the knight commit?
    • A. 

      He tried to kill the king.

    • B. 

      He scared the fairies away.

    • C. 

      He raped a young girl.

    • D. 

      He backtalked the queen.

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      He flips a coin and calls, "Tayles"

    • B. 

      He asks his reflection

    • C. 

      He doesn’t choose - he leaves the decision up to his wife

    • D. 

      He asks for the queen’s advice

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      A good and faithful wife

    • B. 

      A bad and unfaithful wife

    • C. 

      A nanny for the queen

    • D. 

      A wise woman

  • 11. 
    What happens in the end to the knight and the old woman?
    • A. 

      The hag murders the knight in his sleep

    • B. 

      The knight beheads the old woman

    • C. 

      They live happily ever after

    • D. 

      The knight sends the old woman away

  • 12. 
    The tale is about what women
    • A. 

      Hate

    • B. 

      Desire

    • C. 

      Fear

    • D. 

      Love

  • 13. 
    Women desire most of all
    • A. 

      Love

    • B. 

      Wealth

    • C. 

      Power

    • D. 

      Marriage

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Women

    • B. 

      Men

    • C. 

      British

    • D. 

      Knights

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      Lady

    • B. 

      Knight

    • C. 

      Maiden

    • D. 

      Pawn