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The Canterbury Tales Quotes Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The Skipper emphasizes the close friendship between the Merchant and the Monk in order to _____

Question 2 2. In The Canterbury Tales which of the following is true?

Question 3 3. Which of the following does the Miller say before starting his tale?

Question 4 4. In The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer, what is the last thing the Summoner says before starting his story?

Question 5 5. Which authors are associated with the genre of estates satire?

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Question 6 6. Why was the character called the Wife of Bath in The Canterbury Tales?

Question 7 7. What was the job of the Monk in The Canterbury Tales?

Question 8 8. What does the Host call his wife in The Canterbury Tales?

Question 9 9. In The Canterbury Tales, what does the Yeoman say about judging a group of people based on one man's actions?

Question 10 10. According to the narrator in Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, how many glorious battles had the Knight fought in?

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Question 11 11. In 'The Canterbury Tales' by Chaucer, what is a possible reason that Chaucer develops that theme of religion in a negative manner?

Question 12 12. Which of the following quotes from The Canterbury Tales draws attention to the artificiality of the Prioress' piety?

Question 13 13. Who did the Prioress bring with her on her trip in The Canterbury Tales?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is most important to the Parson in The Canterbury Tales?

Question 15 15. Why does The Pardoner work in his profession in The Canterbury Tales?

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Question 16 16. In Chaucer's 'The Canterbury Tales,' how does the Plowman differ from other characters in the poem?

Question 17 17.

Complete the quote on love:

'Into myn herte, that wol my bane be./ The _____of that lady, that I see…'

Question 18 18. How does the Physician become wealthy in The Canterbury Tales?

Question 19 19. According to the Reeve, what do old men fear and obey?

Question 20 20. In The Canterbury Tales Cecilia, whom the Second Nun's tale is about, is known for which two things?

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Question 21 21. Why does the Franklin interrupt 'The Squire's Tale'?

Question 22 22. In 'The Canterbury Tales', who does the Friar refuse to acquaint himself with, even though he is supposed to help them?

Question 23 23. When the Monk swears on his religious vows, this shows _____

Question 24 24. In The Canterbury Tales which of the following does the Merchant say?

Question 25 25. What does the Miller threaten to do if he does not get to tell his story?

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Question 26 26. In The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer, where does the Summoner say that Friar's live when they are in hell?

Question 27 27. What type of character leads the procession of the pilgrimage in Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales?

Question 28 28. What did the Wife of Bath compare herself with in The Canterbury Tales?

Question 29 29. Who does most of the description about the Monk in The Canterbury Tales?

Question 30 30. During the journey, what other role does the Host play in The Canterbury Tales?

The Canterbury Tales Quotes Chapter Exam Instructions

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