The Canterbury Tales The Monk's Tale Quiz

The loquacious Monk tells seventeen different stories of tragedy before he is stopped by the Knight. Be sure you recall the subjects of the Monk's stories and more by taking the quiz over this tale in Geoffrey Chaucer's classic work The Canterbury Tales from eNotes.

  1. Why is the Host angry at the church for taking what he perceives as the "best" men?

  2. What is the Host's tone as he speaks to the Monk?

  3. What is the subject of all the stories the Monk tells?

  4. True or False: The Host's wife is very ugly and has a terrible personality

  5. What is the warning of each of the stories the Monk tells?