The Canterbury Tales The Wife of Bath's Tale Quiz

Perhaps the best known and most popular of the characters, the Wife of Bath is remembered for her bawdiness and bravery as she holds her own in a group of mostly men. Be sure you recall the details of her story about King Arthur, his court, and more by taking the quiz over "The Wife of Bath's Tale" in Geoffrey Chaucer's classic work The Canterbury Tales from eNotes.

  1. On what subject does the Wife of Bath consider herself an expert?

  2. True or False: The Wife of Bath prefers to be married

  3. What does the Wife say God has given people, which proves he wants them to be married?

  4. How many times has the Wife of Bath been married?

  5. According to the Wife, what must a woman do in order for a marriage to succeed?