The Merchant Quotes in The Canterbury Tales


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In The Canterbury Tales which of the following is true?

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

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This short quiz will test your knowledge of the Merchant's quotes from Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales. To pass the quiz, you'll need to assess statements about the Merchant's story, his wife and other facts about the character.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be challenged to:

  • Evaluate true and false facts about the Merchant
  • Recognize a statement made by the Merchant
  • Know who the Merchant's wife is contrasted with
  • Understand what the Merchant's story is about

Skills Practiced

The quiz helps you exercise the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your understanding of the Merchant's story to tell what it's about
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Merchant's wife
  • Distinguishing differences - recognize the difference between true and false statements about The Merchant

Additional Learning

Review the related lesson, The Merchant Quotes in The Canterbury Tales, to study more quotes from this character. After completing this lesson, you should be able to:

  • Understand why the Merchant is unhappy
  • Analyze the character of the Merchant
  • Identify the first quote the reader gets from the Merchant