The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

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The Canterbury Tales The Summoner's Tale Quiz

The Summoner, as payback for the Friar talking smack about summoners, tells stories about corrupt friars. Be sure you recall the details of these stories by taking the quiz over this tale in Geoffrey Chaucer's classic work The Canterbury Tales from eNotes.

  • Question 1

    What is the subject of the friar's first sermon to the ailing Thomas?

  • Question 2

    What does Thomas tell the friar to do with his gift?

  • Question 3

    What happens when the friar tries to retrieve the special gift hidden in Thomas's rectum?

  • Question 4

    Where does the Summoner say one can find friar's in Hell?

  • Question 5

    What is the friar supposed to do for the parishoners who give him money?

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