Canterbury Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The Canterbury Tales begins in...
    • A. 

      The Tabard Inn

    • B. 

      The English Countryside

    • C. 

      The Knight's Castle

    • D. 

      Canterbury

  • 2. 
    The Canterbury Tales were originally written in...
    • A. 

      Old English

    • B. 

      Middle English

    • C. 

      Modern English

    • D. 

      German

  • 3. 
    The first traveller to tell his or her tale is...
    • A. 

      The Miller

    • B. 

      The Nun

    • C. 

      The Pardoner

    • D. 

      The Knight

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Chaucer

    • B. 

      The Knight

    • C. 

      The owner of the Inn

    • D. 

      Douglass

  • 5. 
    Who wrote The Canterbury Tales?
    • A. 

      William Shakespeare

    • B. 

      Geoffrey Chaucer

    • C. 

      William Langland

    • D. 

      John Gower

  • 6. 
    A story that connects small stories together is called a(n):
    • A. 

      Frame

    • B. 

      Moral

    • C. 

      Epic

    • D. 

      Narrative

  • 7. 
    The Canterbury Tales were originally written in
    • A. 

      French

    • B. 

      German

    • C. 

      Latin

    • D. 

      Middle English

  • 8. 
    Which pilgrim preaches that "Love of money is the root of all evil?"
  • 9. 
    A  prologue is a(n)
    • A. 

      Conclusion

    • B. 

      Prayer

    • C. 

      Rhyme

    • D. 

      Introduction

  • 10. 
    The Canterbury Tales begins in
    • A. 

      The English countryside

    • B. 

      The knight's castle

    • C. 

      The Tabard Inn

    • D. 

      Canterbury Cathedral

  • 11. 
  • 12. 
    In "The Pardoner's Tale," who tells the three rioters where they can find Death?
    • A. 

      The bartender

    • B. 

      The priest

    • C. 

      An old man

    • D. 

      Their friend

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      A pile of gold

    • B. 

      Death

    • C. 

      An old man

    • D. 

      Poison

  • 14. 
    The Pardoner can't help being
    • A. 

      Sorry for his actions

    • B. 

      Lazy

    • C. 

      Greedy

    • D. 

      Friendly

  • 15. 
    The narrator of "The Prologue" uses this literary device, often saying the opposite of what he really means.
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Rhyme

    • D. 

      Irony

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Irony

    • C. 

      Tone

    • D. 

      Characterization