What Do You Know About The Canterbury Tales?

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What Do You Know About The Canterbury Tales?

The Canterbury Tales is a variety of 24 stories that run to over 17,000 lines that is written in Middle English by Geoffrey Chaucer from 1387 to 1400. Take a quiz and learn about these tales.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which year did Geoffrey Chaucer become controller of customs?
    • A. 

      1398

    • B. 

      1938

    • C. 

      1389

    • D. 

      1983

  • 2. 
    Geoffrey Chaucer Canterbury Tales is a collection of?
    • A. 

      23

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      28

    • D. 

      24

  • 3. 
    Which year was the Geoffrey Chaucer Canterbury Tales published?
    • A. 

      1990

    • B. 

      1470

    • C. 

      1475

    • D. 

      1476

  • 4. 
    The Canterbury Tales is the story of a group of thirty people who travel as pilgrims to?
    • A. 

      Italy

    • B. 

      Rome

    • C. 

      Canterbury

    • D. 

      Jerusalem

  • 5. 
    Canterbury Tales became famous because Chaucer decided to write in English, not?
    • A. 

      Spanish

    • B. 

      Latin

    • C. 

      Greek

    • D. 

      French

  • 6. 
    What is the name of the writer of The Canterbury’s Tales?
    • A. 

      Paradise Lost

    • B. 

      Chaucer began

    • C. 

      David Copperfield

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    The pilgrims travel together on a journey from London to?
    • A. 

      Rome

    • B. 

      Canterbury

    • C. 

      Yugoslavia

    • D. 

      Liverpool

  • 8. 
    Whose shrine were the pilgrims journeyed to Canterbury Cathedral to visit?
    • A. 

      Thomas Becket

    • B. 

      Aron John

    • C. 

      Phil Collins

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Geoffrey Chaucer wrote a few text earlier in his career including?
    • A. 

      Troilus and Criseyde

    • B. 

      House of Fame

    • C. 

      Parliament of Fowls

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Geoffrey Chaucer The Canterbury Tales is near-unanimously seen as Chaucer’s?
    • A. 

      Magnum opus

    • B. 

      Medieval work

    • C. 

      Good work

    • D. 

      None of the above