Canterbury Tales Prologue

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Canterbury Tales Prologue

The frame of the story opens with a gathering of people and whoever tells the best tale, to be judged by the Host, will receive a free meal upon their return. There were many lessons from the stories. Take the Canterbury Tales Prologue test below and see how well you remember the tales.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
  • 2. 
    Who draws the short straw?
    • A. 

      Knight

    • B. 

      Friar

    • C. 

      Summoner

  • 3. 
    Who is a local judge?
    • A. 

      Sergeant at the Law

    • B. 

      Franklin

    • C. 

      Parson

  • 4. 
    How many stories are the pilgrims going to tell?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      4

  • 5. 
    Which pilgrim steals grain?
    • A. 

      Parson

    • B. 

      Plowman

    • C. 

      Miller

  • 6. 
    The nun wears a bracelet that says what?
    • A. 

      What Would Jesus Do?

    • B. 

      Love Conquers All

    • C. 

      Nothing, it's just a rosary.

  • 7. 
    These characters are related:
    • A. 

      Merchant

    • B. 

      Knight

    • C. 

      Squire

  • 8. 
    These characters are related:
    • A. 

      Parson

    • B. 

      Pardoner

    • C. 

      Plowman

  • 9. 
    These characters are noble:
    • A. 

      Knight

    • B. 

      Squire

    • C. 

      Wife of Bath

  • 10. 
    These characters are Ecclesiastical:
    • A. 

      Yeoman

    • B. 

      Friar

    • C. 

      Manciple

  • 11. 
    These characters are working class:
    • A. 

      Haberdasher

    • B. 

      Doctor

    • C. 

      Sergeant at the Law

  • 12. 
    The Wife of Bath has been married 5 times
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Chaucer adores the Summoner
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The miller has black hair
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Chaucer thinks the doctor is a terrible physician
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The Parson is the best priest Chaucer has ever known
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The knight is
  • 18. 
    The host is
  • 19. 
    The manciple is
  • 20. 
    The yeoman is
  • 21. 
    The monk is