The Ultimate
The Canterbury Tales
Book Quiz

Question 1 of 13

Who wins the tournament between the two knights?

  • Arcite
  • Canton
  • Darwin
  • Abedite

Question 2 of 13

Where are all the pilgrims traveling to?

  • Shrine of Saint Thomas Becket
  • Shrine of Top Shelf
  • Shrine of Saint Eclair Beatrice
  • Shrine of the Undercurrent

Question 3 of 13

Who tells the first tale?

  • The knight
  • The miller
  • The candlemaker
  • The cook

Question 4 of 13

What does Alisoun do when Absolon begs for a kiss?

  • Sticks her bum out the window for him to kiss
  • Gives him a huge hug
  • Punches him
  • Poisons him

Question 5 of 13

What is the nickname for the apprentice in the Cook's tale?

  • Perkyn Reveler
  • Backup Bill
  • Shwardy Davis
  • Backwards Billy

Question 6 of 13

What happens at the banquet the Sultan's mother holds for him?

  • The mother kills everyone but the bride
  • The Sultan kills his mother
  • The Sultan marries his bride
  • The mother poisons the bride

Question 7 of 13

What does the old woman tell Arthur's queen that women want?

  • Control of their husbands and their own lives
  • A warm bath
  • Control of the kingdom
  • More money than the queen

Question 8 of 13

What does Thomas say that he will bequeath the friar?

  • A fart
  • A gold coin
  • A golden compass
  • A long haired maiden

Question 9 of 13

What is the name of the peasant who married into the aristocracy?

  • Griselde
  • Sharone
  • Francis
  • Beatrice

Question 10 of 13

Who does January marry?

  • May
  • June
  • Ana
  • Louisa

Question 11 of 13

What gives Canacee the ability to understand the languages of the birds?

  • A magic ring
  • A feather necklace
  • A brass tack
  • A magic candlestick

Question 12 of 13

Who do Arcite and Palama fall in love with?

  • Emelye
  • Eliza
  • Lady Mirabella
  • Queen Elinor

Question 13 of 13

Who puts Cecilia to death?

  • The Romans
  • The Spartans
  • The Egyptians
  • The Persians

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