The Canterbury Tales The Manciple's Tale Quiz

The Manciple chooses to tell the story of the mythical Phoebus Apollo and his talking crow. Be sure you understand the moral of this story and more by taking the quiz over "The Manciple's Tale" in Geoffrey Chaucer's classic work The Canterbury Tales from eNotes.

  1. True or False: Phoebus trusts his wife implicitly

  2. Why does the Manciple give the Cook even more to drink?

  3. What does Phoebus believe about a person's nature?

  4. What was unusual about the Phoebus's crow?

  5. Who reveals the details of Phoebus's wife's affair?