Dante's Inferno Canto 3: Summary & Quotes


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Where is the phrase 'Abandon all hope, ye who enter here' written in The Inferno?

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1. What does Dante hear immediately after going through the gate to hell in The Inferno?

2. The souls just inside the gate to hell in The Inferno are there because they _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Complete the quiz and worksheet to evaluate how familiar you are with The Inferno Canto 3. The quiz will ask you about topics like the events that take place during this canto and characters like Charon.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed on:

  • Charon's job
  • Why the souls just inside the gate to hell are present
  • Where 'Abandon all hope, ye who enter here' is written
  • A sound Dante hears immediately after going through the gate to hell

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on The Inferno Canto 3
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about Charon's job
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why Dante passes out at the end of Canto 3 and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

If you'd like to review more about this part of Dante's journey, go through the lesson called Dante's Inferno Canto 3: Summary & Quotes. This lesson lets you:

  • Name the river that Dante crosses
  • Determine why the people on the boat are upset
  • See why Dante travels to hell