The Miller's Prologue And Tale

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The Miller

This is a quiz to test your knowledge of Geoffrey Chaucer's, The Canterbury Tales Miller's Prologue and Tale.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who is the pilgrim telling the tale?

    • A.

      The Knight

    • B.

      The Miller

    • C.

      The Pardoner

    • D.

      The Wife of Bath

    Correct Answer
    B. The Miller
    Explanation
    The pilgrim telling the tale is the Miller.

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  • 2. 

    The name of the carpenter's maid is_______.

    • A.

      Absolom

    • B.

      Jannie

    • C.

      Jill

    • D.

      Robin

    Correct Answer
    C. Jill
    Explanation
    The question asks for the name of the carpenter's maid. The correct answer is Jill.

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  • 3. 

    What is the name of the student who lusts after Alison?

    • A.

      Nicholas

    • B.

      John

    • C.

      Jervis

    • D.

      Robin

    Correct Answer
    A. Nicholas
    Explanation
    Based on the given options, Nicholas is the name of the student who lusts after Alison.

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  • 4. 

    What is the name of Alison's husband?

    • A.

      Nicholas

    • B.

      Michael

    • C.

      Jack

    • D.

      John

    Correct Answer
    D. John
    Explanation
    The given question asks for the name of Alison's husband. Among the options provided, "John" is the correct answer.

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  • 5. 

    The Miller's condition as he tells tale.

    • A.

      Sober

    • B.

      Scared

    • C.

      Drunk

    • D.

      Elated

    Correct Answer
    C. Drunk
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Drunk" because the Miller's condition as he tells his tale is described as being intoxicated. This is evident from the fact that he is slurring his words, stumbling, and behaving in a reckless and uninhibited manner. These are all typical signs of someone who is drunk.

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  • 6. 

    This smith lends Absolom a hot colter.

    • A.

      John

    • B.

      Jervis

    • C.

      Jehosephat

    • D.

      Bob

    Correct Answer
    B. Jervis
    Explanation
    Jervis is the correct answer because the sentence states that "This smith lends Absolom a hot colter." The name "Jervis" is the only option provided that could potentially be the name of the smith mentioned in the sentence.

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  • 7. 

    The name of the carpenter's 18 year old wife was_______.

    • A.

      Jill

    • B.

      Robin

    • C.

      Jervis

    • D.

      Alison

    Correct Answer
    D. Alison
    Explanation
    The question asks for the name of the carpenter's 18-year-old wife, and the correct answer is Alison.

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  • 8. 

    Who broke his arm falling off his roof in a tub?

    • A.

      John

    • B.

      Beelzubub

    • C.

      Nicholas

    • D.

      Absolom

    Correct Answer
    A. John
    Explanation
    John is the correct answer because the question states that someone broke their arm falling off their roof in a tub. Since John is the only name mentioned in the question, it can be inferred that he is the one who broke his arm.

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  • 9. 

    Who was the person that foretold of the flood?

    • A.

      Nicholas

    • B.

      John

    • C.

      Alison

    • D.

      Jervis

    Correct Answer
    A. Nicholas
  • 10. 

    What trio waited in tubs on the roof?

    • A.

      Absolom, Alison, and Jervis

    • B.

      John, Alison, and Nicholas

    • C.

      John, Alison, and Absolom

    • D.

      Absolom, John, and Alison

    Correct Answer
    B. John, Alison, and Nicholas
    Explanation
    The correct answer is John, Alison, and Nicholas. This answer is based on the information provided in the question, which states that a trio waited in tubs on the roof. Since the names John, Alison, and Nicholas are the only names mentioned in the options, it can be inferred that they are the trio referred to in the question.

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  • 11. 

    Who was the carpenter's chore-boy?

    • A.

      The Reeve

    • B.

      Robert

    • C.

      Robin

    • D.

      Jack

    Correct Answer
    C. Robin
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Robin. The question is asking about the carpenter's chore-boy, and out of the given options, Robin is the most likely candidate for this role.

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  • 12. 

    Who was the parish clerk that loved Alison?

    • A.

      John

    • B.

      Jervis

    • C.

      Absolom

    • D.

      Nicholas

    Correct Answer
    C. Absolom
    Explanation
    Absolom was the parish clerk who loved Alison.

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