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The Canterbury Tales Quizzes & Trivia

Are you an authority when it comes to literature? What's common between the tales of the Knight, the Merchant, and the Physician? It's no bar room joke, we assure you. What's that? Right! They're all part of the collection of stories from "The Canterbury Tales"! If you've read these books written in Middle English by Geoffrey Chaucer, then for sure you'll find these quizzes easy as A-B-C.
 
Aside from the common facts and figures, do you think you'll be able to answer different kinds of trivia too? Any idea how these stories relate to religion and the society? How about the adaptations they influenced? If you think you have the knack for these questions then let's go! Journey with the pilgrims once more as you go through these quizzes. Drop by and relive the "Canterbury Tales"!
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