The Canterbury Tales: Physician

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The Canterbury Tales: Physician

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the main sin commited in this tale, considering the actions of the judge?
    • A. 

      Wrath

    • B. 

      Lust

    • C. 

      Pride

    • D. 

      Envy

  • 2. 
    Who is Virginia?
    • A. 

      A farmers daughter

    • B. 

      The preachers daughter

    • C. 

      The Clerk

    • D. 

      Daughter of Virginius (The Knight)

  • 3. 
    What is the main conflict in this tale?
    • A. 

      The Preacher gets sick

    • B. 

      The Judge wants to have sex and steal the beautiful daughter Virginia

    • C. 

      The Judge has a funeral to attend

    • D. 

      A massive war has broken out

  • 4. 
    Who does the Judge send out to steal the beautiful virgin Virginia?
    • A. 

      Bobbie

    • B. 

      Daniel

    • C. 

      Claudius

    • D. 

      Anna

  • 5. 
    Who is Virginia's Father?
    • A. 

      Virginius (The Knight)

    • B. 

      Claudius

    • C. 

      Her cousin Erni

    • D. 

      The Judge

  • 6. 
    How does Virginia's father react when he is told by the messenger that his daughter must be taken away and kept by the judge?
    • A. 

      He could care less. The judge can have her.

    • B. 

      He broke down in tears and had a heart attack

    • C. 

      He quickly killed the messenger

    • D. 

      He did not want his daughter to sin with the judge so he cuts off his daughter's head.

  • 7. 
    As a result of Virginia's death, what decision does the Judge make?
    • A. 

      He weeps and mourns at her grave side?

    • B. 

      He orders her father Virginius to be hanged

    • C. 

      He moves away to the United States

    • D. 

      He goes on a massive killing spree

  • 8. 
    Because the people of the town cared so much for Virginius, what did they do when they heard that he was going to be hung and put to death.
    • A. 

      They chanted and paraded

    • B. 

      They could care less

    • C. 

      They were outraged and demanded to set him free and actually did set him free

    • D. 

      They deserted the town

  • 9. 
    In the end, what happend to the Judge?
    • A. 

      He fled to France

    • B. 

      He turned gay

    • C. 

      He remained the judge for another 30 years

    • D. 

      The judge was put in prison and killed himself.

  • 10. 
    Who is the narrator of this tale?
    • A. 

      The Judge

    • B. 

      The Physician

    • C. 

      The Father Virginius

    • D. 

      Virginia

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