The Canterbury Tales Primary Characters Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The Squire demonstrates an aptitude for many talents, including his wit. Which character in Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales remarks about the good nature of the Squire?

Question 2 2. What is the Code of Chivalry?

Question 3 3. Who was the Parson's brother in The Canterbury Tales?

Question 4 4. The Yeoman in Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales mentions that his occupation has taken a toll on his physical appearance. What has happened to the Yeoman?

Question 5 5. How do we know that the Second Nun is a well-educated woman?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following supports the idea that the Manciple in The Canterbury Tales doesn't make a fool of himself in public?

Question 7 7. The Canon and his Yeoman join the pilgrims immediately before their story, which is _____

Question 8 8. At the conclusion of 'The Nun's Priest's Tale' in Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, the priest receives quite a bit of praise for his tale. Why?

Question 9 9. What is the tone of Chaucer's characterizations in The Canterbury Tales?

Question 10 10. What is the Monk's favorite animal in The Canterbury Tales?

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Question 11 11. As described in Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, the Summoner's face is covered in carbuncles. What are carbuncles?

Question 12 12. What moral does the Clerk imply about obedience in his tale on Patient Griselda in The Canterbury Tales?

Question 13 13. In The Canterbury Tales, what about the Nun's beads shows that she is secular-minded?

Question 14 14. Who are two characters that the Host mitigates an argument for in The Canterbury Tales?

Question 15 15. In The Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer includes a pardoner among his pilgrims headed to Canterbury. A pardoner was a layperson with the authority to _____.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following did the Shipman lack in The Canterbury Tales?

Question 17 17. How was the Reeve described in The Canterbury Tales?

Question 18 18. Who must Sir Thopas battle in his tale from The Canterbury Tales?

Question 19 19. What sport does the Miller enjoy at festivals according to Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales?

Question 20 20. What did the Prioress wear that contradicted the piety of her religious position in The Canterbury Tales?

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Question 21 21. We know that the Franklin in 'The Canterbury Tales' is a wealthy member of the medieval middle class. Which aspect of his wealth does the narrator in the General Prologue choose to highlight most?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is true about the Man of Law's tale in The Canterbury Tales?

Question 23 23. How many men has the Wife of Bath been married to in The Canterbury Tales?

Question 24 24. The Pardoner is especially guilty of which of the Seven Mortal Sins in The Canterbury Tales?

Question 25 25. Prudence argues with her husband Melibee at length. After much discussion, what course of action does Prudence convince her husband to take?

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Question 26 26. How did the Friar speak in The Canterbury Tales?

Question 27 27. According to the General Prologue to The Canterbury Tales, what is the most unique or prominent physical feature of the Cook?

Question 28 28. Writing a character like the Monk, who is far from the ideal of the modest and devoted clergyman, is Chaucer's way of _____

Question 29 29. The Tale of Melibee is essentially a debate between Melibee and his wife about the _____.

Question 30 30. The merchant has the appearance of someone who is very successful. As explained in Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, his appearance may be a façade. What is he possibly hiding?

The Canterbury Tales Primary Characters Chapter Exam Instructions

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