Dante Quiz

Dante Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

Many of our modern conceptions of hell come from the 13-14th century Italian poet Dante Alighieri. What do you know about Dante's life, times, and works? Find out by taking the eNotes quiz!

  • Question 1

    True or False: Dante never mentions his wife, Gemma, in any of his poetry

  • Question 2

    Dante's Inferno has been the subject of:

  • Question 3

    In Italy, Dante is known as "il Sommo Poeta." What does this mean?

  • Question 4

    True or False: The "Beatrice" woman mentioned in Dante's work did not actually exist

  • Question 5

    Dante is called the "father of the ____________."

  • Question 6

    In which of the following Florentine city guilds did Dante serve?

  • Question 7

    During which century did Dante compose his works?

  • Question 8

    What did Dante become in order to further his political career?

  • Question 9

    Dante, Petrarch, and Boccaccio are known as "The Three __________."

  • Question 10

    Which Italian city was Dante from?

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