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The Canterbury Tales Overview Quiz

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The Canterbury Tales Overview Quiz

eNotes' The Canterbury Tales Overview Quiz covers a range of tales and characters from Chaucer's beloved collection. Test your knowledge of the stories from the Miller, the Reeve, the Wife of Bath and more, with one helpful quiz below.

  • Question 1

    What is the purpose of the pilgrims’ journey?

  • Question 2

    What special animal appears in the Squire’s Tale?

  • Question 3

    In "The Miller's Tale," with what is the character Absalom obsessed?

  • Question 4

    How many husband's does the Wife of Bath say she's had?

  • Question 5

    What objects does Scornful Simkin, in "The Reeve's Tale," always have with him

  • Question 6

    Which character is branded by a hot poker?

  • Question 7

    Which pilgrim carries a Latin-inscribed brooch that reads, “Love Conquers All”?

  • Question 8

    The Wife of Bath claims that more than anything, women seek:

  • Question 9

    What animal comes to listen to the Chanticleer's songs?

  • Question 10

    What is January, the Italian knight in "The Merchant's Tale," eager to do?

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