Dante's Inferno Third Circle of Hell: Punishments & Description


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What kind of weather does Dante encounter when he reaches the Third Circle of Hell in Inferno?

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1. In Dante's Inferno, what mythological beast torments the souls in the Third Circle of Hell?

2. In Dante's Inferno, what deadly sin is punished in the Third Circle of Hell?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and an interactive quiz will be covering the Third Circle of Hell from Dante's Inferno. See what you know about important points like the weather in the Third Circle of Hell and a beast that torments the souls there.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

For the quiz, you'll be assessed on these topics:

  • The sin that souls are punished for in the Third Circle of Hell
  • A soul who stops Virgil and Dante
  • Punishment(s) for the souls in this area of Hell

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the Third Circle of Hell in Dante's Inferno
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the soul who comes up to Dante and Virgil and a mythological beast that torments souls in the Third Circle of Hell
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the weather Dante deals with in this circle of Hell

Additional Learning

The accompanying lesson we've named Dante's Inferno Third Circle of Hell: Punishment & Description will help you to learn more about these specific areas:

  • Overview of the chapter
  • Description of Dante coming across the Third Circle of Hell
  • Dante's question to Virgil about Judgement Day for the souls