Take This Quiz On Dante's Inferno Cantos Xxxiii And Xxxiv

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This is a 10-question quiz last two cantos in Dante's Inferno. Inferno is the first part of Dante's Divine Comedy, in which he describes his journey through hell, guided by the Roman poet Virgil. He described hell as nine circles of torment located inside the earth. This quiz has been created to test your knowledge about the thirty-three and thirty-four cantos of Dante's Inferno. So, let's try out the quiz. Good Luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why is Count Ugolino gnawing on the Archbishop?
    • A. 

      They were both damned for cannibalism.

    • B. 

      The Archbishop betrayed him.

    • C. 

      The Archbishop seduced his wife.

    • D. 

      They were both blasphemers.

  • 2. 
    The name of the place in which Ugolino was imprisoned was _______ Tower.
  • 3. 
    How many of Ugolino's sons were imprisoned with him?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 4. 
    What happens when the soul betrays?
    • A. 

      It is sentenced to the eighth Hell.

    • B. 

      It passes beyond divine forgiveness.

    • C. 

      A demon possesses the body.

    • D. 

      It is destroyed and exists no more.

  • 5. 
    What is the Emperor of the kingdom of despair?
    • A. 

      A giant frozen in the ice.

    • B. 

      A pyramid with an eye in the capstone.

    • C. 

      A beautiful fallen angel.

    • D. 

      A shining void.

  • 6. 
    How many faces does Satan have?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      None

  • 7. 
    Who are the three damned souls upon whom Satan is gnawing?
    • A. 

      Judas, Herod, and the Antichrist

    • B. 

      Judas, Brutus, and Cassius

    • C. 

      Judas, Alcibiades, and Diocletian

    • D. 

      The Pharoah, Judas, and Hitler

  • 8. 
    What is the name of the land in which Satan is held fast?
    • A. 

      Hell

    • B. 

      Infernus

    • C. 

      Giudecca

    • D. 

      Gehenna

  • 9. 
    What do Virgil and Dante climb to escape the Ninth Hell?
    • A. 

      Satan's chest hair

    • B. 

      A ladder of thorns

    • C. 

      A staircase of ice

    • D. 

      Virgil carries Dante on his wings

  • 10. 
    What was the primary geographic result of Lucifer's fall?
    • A. 

      The formation of Mount Aetna

    • B. 

      The poles were covered with ice

    • C. 

      The creation of the seas

    • D. 

      The Grand Canyon was formed