Canterbury Tales Quiz 1

9 Questions | Total Attempts: 45

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  • 1. 
    "The Black Death" refers to which disease?
    • A. 

      Pneumonia Plague

    • B. 

      Creotic Plague

    • C. 

      Bubonic Plague

    • D. 

      Small Pox

  • 2. 
    The Archbishop of Canterbury who was assassinated in the cathedral was...
    • A. 

      Thomas Moore

    • B. 

      Thomas a'Kempis

    • C. 

      Thomas de Beaumont

    • D. 

      Thomas a'Beckett

  • 3. 
    Who was the leader of the "Peasant's Revolt?"
    • A. 

      John of Gaunt

    • B. 

      Wat Tyler

    • C. 

      Henry Bolingbroke

    • D. 

      Richard of Bordeaux

  • 4. 
    The constant series of battles between England and France are often called...
    • A. 

      The Crusades

    • B. 

      The Hundred Year's War

    • C. 

      The Glorious Revolution

    • D. 

      The War of the Roses

  • 5. 
    Who is the author of The Canterbury Tales?
    • A. 

      Geoffrey Monmouth

    • B. 

      William Beckett

    • C. 

      Geoffrey of Anjou

    • D. 

      Geoffrey Chaucer

  • 6. 
    In the translation of texts, dynamic equivalence most closely refers to...
    • A. 

      A word for word translation of the original text.

    • B. 

      A "sense-for-sense" translation of the original text.

    • C. 

      The use of multiple versions of a text to arrive at a translation.

    • D. 

      Finding similarities between words to form meaning.

  • 7. 
    After the defeat of king Harold at the Battle of Hastings in 1066, this language became the official court language of England.
    • A. 

      Middle English

    • B. 

      French

    • C. 

      Latin

    • D. 

      Spanish

  • 8. 
    A "Zephyr" is...
    • A. 

      A brisk, cold wind.

    • B. 

      A fierce wind.

    • C. 

      A gentle, warm breeze.

    • D. 

      A car.

  • 9. 
    In a well formed response USING SPECIFIC DETAILS FROM YOUR RESEARCH and WHAT YOU HAVE HEARD FROM THE OTHER PRESENTATIONS, discuss how the area of the middle ages that you looked at shaped the period. How did your area interact with the others (church and state, the black death, the wars, the peasant's crusade, the feudal system)? ANSWER IN COMPLETE SENTENCES. BE SURE THAT YOU HAVE REVISED AND EDITED YOUR RESPONSE BEFORE SUBMITTING!
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