The Canterbury Tales Literary Analysis Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What does the Miller's appearance let us know about his character in The Canterbury Tales?

Question 2 2. Even the Knight, who is one of the most morally pure of all the travelers in The Canterbury Tales, is guilty of which mortal sin?

Question 3 3. Making the pilgrimage to pray and even touch the body of _____, the martyr who fought for religious rights, is very important to the entire group.

Question 4 4. Which of the following two social classes emerged when Chaucer wrote The Canterbury Tales?

Question 5 5. Who does the Host talk kindly about, yet is a religious figure in The Canterbury Tales?

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Question 6 6. Who else within the party has chivalric virtues in The Canterbury Tales?

Question 7 7. What is the prize for winning the storytelling contest that Harry Bailly proposes?

Question 8 8. In Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, which character argues that everybody, especially women, should maintain a healthy sex life?

Question 9 9. Who does love conquer all for in The Canterbury Tales?

Question 10 10. Which pilgrim's story features a widow who has a very sparse and simple diet?

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Question 11 11. Which character was a manager of lands and showed his greed by stealing from his lord?

Question 12 12. Scholars have done all of the following with The Canterbury Tales EXCEPT:

Question 13 13. Which of the following characters from The Canterbury Tales is NOT characterized as greedy?

Question 14 14. What is the main reason Thomas Becket is beloved as a Catholic saint?

Question 15 15. In The Wife of Bath's Tale, the knight claims that what women want most is: _____.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following best describes the Wife of Bath in Canterbury Tales?

Question 17 17. In The Canterbury Tales, the Knight's telling of a historical romance indicates:

Question 18 18. In physiognomy, an author uses this to give the reader insight into a character's personality.

Question 19 19. Who is the only traveler in The Canterbury Tales who is seemingly free of mortal sin?

Question 20 20. In Canterbury Tales, which religious character lives up to the expectations of his/her role in the church?

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Question 21 21. Which one of the following characters in The Canterbury Tales BEST represents the Third Estate?

Question 22 22. Which character in The Canterbury Tales is more concerned with horses than faith?

Question 23 23. What makes the knights in the Knight's tale fight with each other?

Question 24 24. Where was the real Tabard Inn located?

Question 25 25. In The Miller's Tale, John is afraid that Alisoun's behavior will make him a _____.

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Question 26 26. What lesson in The Canterbury Tales was both honored and blasphemed?

Question 27 27. Which character in The Canterbury Tales is described as being very aware of his or her diet and never enjoying meals?

Question 28 28. What does the Pardoner do that shows his greed?

Question 29 29. All of the following statements apply to The Canterbury Tales EXCEPT:

Question 30 30. When did Geoffrey Chaucer write The Canterbury Tales?

The Canterbury Tales Literary Analysis Chapter Exam Instructions

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