Dante's Inferno Cantos II And III

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A 10-question quiz about the second and third cantos of Dante's Inferno.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who sent Virgil to guide the protagonist?
    • A. 

      God

    • B. 

      Beatrice

    • C. 

      The Virgin Mary

    • D. 

      The Enemy of all Cruelty

  • 2. 
    Who, according to Dante, is the father of Rome?
    • A. 

      Aeneas, father of Silvius

    • B. 

      The Apostle Peter

    • C. 

      The Apostle Paul

    • D. 

      Romulus and Remus

  • 3. 
    How many blessed Ladies of Heaven does Virgil tell Dante cared for his plight?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Seven

  • 4. 
    What keeps Dante from ascending the Beauteous Mount in the second canto?
    • A. 

      The Leopard

    • B. 

      Sin

    • C. 

      The Bear

    • D. 

      Fear

  • 5. 
    What is NOT found through the door that begins the third canto?
    • A. 

      The city dolent

    • B. 

      The eternal dole

    • C. 

      The dolorous garde

    • D. 

      The people lost

  • 6. 
    What is to be abandoned by those who enter through the door?
    • A. 

      All love

    • B. 

      All hope

    • C. 

      All joy

    • D. 

      All evil

  • 7. 
    What grief-filled group is rejected by both Heaven and Hell?
    • A. 

      The innocent unborn

    • B. 

      The repentant fallen

    • C. 

      The caitiff choir of angels

    • D. 

      The agnostic dead

  • 8. 
    What river did Virgil and Dante reach after passing through the gate?
    • A. 

      Acheron

    • B. 

      Styx

    • C. 

      Cocytus

    • D. 

      Phlegethon

  • 9. 
    What ancient demon attempts to reject Dante's passage before being rebuked by Virgil?
    • A. 

      Hades

    • B. 

      Asmodeus

    • C. 

      Charon

    • D. 

      Cerberus

  • 10. 
    What awaits every man who fears not God?
    • A. 

      The fires of judgment

    • B. 

      The leafless tree

    • C. 

      The evil seed

    • D. 

      The accursed shore