Tale of Sir Thopas in The Canterbury Tales: Prologue & Summary


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Who tells the Tale of Sir Thopas?

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1. Which of the following is true about Sir Thopas?

2. What does Sir Thopas dream of that spurs his journey?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and its attached worksheet help you find out how much you remember about 'The Tale of Sir Thopas' from The Canterbury Tales. You will be quizzed on the events and characters of this story.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this set of questions you'll measure your understanding of:

  • Sir Thopas' dream
  • How Sir Thopas can win his lady's heart
  • The host's reaction to this story

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as who tells the tale of Sir Thopas
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the characteristics of Sir Thopas
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what Sir Thopas dreams about and what he has to do to make his dream come true

Additional Learning

For a better understanding of this famous story, read the lesson titled 'Tale of Sir Thopas' in The Canterbury Tales: Prologue & Summary. You will learn about:

  • The type of story 'The Tale of Sir Thopas' is presented as
  • The characteristics of Sir Thopas
  • The lack of an ending to this tale