Dante's Inferno Cantos Xxix And Xxx

8 Preguntas | Total Attempts: 128

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An eight-question quiz on cantos XXIX and XXX of Dante's Inferno


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to Virgil, how long is the circle of Hell?
    • A. 

      22 miles.

    • B. 

      666 miles.

    • C. 

      144,000 cubits.

    • D. 

      Infinite

  • 2. 
    ETo whom did Dante regret not speaking in the Ninth Chasm?
    • A. 

      Pier da Medicina

    • B. 

      Bertran de Born

    • C. 

      Fra Dolcino

    • D. 

      Geri del Bello

  • 3. 
    How are the sinners of the Tenth Chasm punished?
    • A. 

      Famine

    • B. 

      Frogs

    • C. 

      Pincers

    • D. 

      Disease

  • 4. 
    Dante declares the men of what city to be more vain than the French?
    • A. 

      Florence

    • B. 

      Siena

    • C. 

      Venice

    • D. 

      Rome

  • 5. 
    What sins are punished in the Tenth Chasm?
    • A. 

      Lust and Rage

    • B. 

      Falsifying and Counterfeiting

    • C. 

      Murder and Blasphemy

    • D. 

      Larceny and Sloth

  • 6. 
    What sexual sin is unexpectedly characterized as worthy of punishment in the Tenth Chasm?
    • A. 

      Adultery

    • B. 

      Incest

    • C. 

      Fornication

    • D. 

      Bestiality

  • 7. 
    Which woman from the Bible is found in the Tenth Chasm?
    • A. 

      Mary Magdelene

    • B. 

      Queen Jezebel

    • C. 

      Potiphar's wife

    • D. 

      Jael, wife of Heber the Kenite

  • 8. 
    For what crime is Sinon the Greek condemned?
    • A. 

      Counterfeiting drachmas.

    • B. 

      Teaching Daedelus to fly.

    • C. 

      The Trojan horse.

    • D. 

      Pederasty.