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1 Antiques Roadshow
Students of "The Canterbury Tales" unearthed a video proving that another roadshow visited the "Roadshow" when the famous television program stopped in Canterbury, circa 1381 AD. Who and what appeared on this landmark broadcast? Let's go to the tape ...
Difficult
10 Q
shorthumbz
May 03 14
189 plays
2 Thisbe - One of Chaucer's "Good" Women
Here is a quiz that explores the myth of "Pyramus and Thisbe", as told by Geoffrey Chaucer in his "Legend of Good Women". All interesting information is based on my own research for my university dissertation. Good luck.
Tough
10 Q
poshprice
Jan 27 09
276 plays
3 Let's Get General With Geoffrey
Here is a quiz that explores Geoffrey Chaucer's "General Prologue" from "The Canterbury Tales". Please bear in mind that this quiz focuses solely on Chaucer's perceptions of Christianity during the 14th century and is in no way an ongoing belief. Enjoy!
Average
10 Q
poshprice
Feb 04 09
576 plays
4 A Test on the Tales
A quiz for those who have read the Prologue and a reasonable selection of the tales.
Tough
10 Q
skylarb
Feb 23 03
1023 plays
5 The Canterbury Pilgrims
How much do you know about the pilgrims described in Geoffrey Chaucer's "The Prologue to the Canterbury Tales?"
Average
10 Q
giraffeluver3
Jun 03 06
882 plays
6 The Canterbury Tales-The Basics
This won't be easy, unless you've read at least the General Prologue. I tried to keep the questions general, and the choices as obvious as I could. I just hope you go away a little better Jeopardy player. How do they know all that stuff? Quizzyland!
Average
10 Q
dagney
Jun 12 00
2259 plays
7 The Merchant's Tale
The classic tale by Geoffrey Chaucer.
Average
10 Q
cerealqueen
Jul 05 08
216 plays
8 Which Pilgrim from "The Canterbury Tales" am I?
Can you work out which characters on Chaucer's famous fictional pilgrimage to Canterbury are describing themselves? Spellings for questions and answers are in modern English.
Average
10 Q
Plumbus
Jul 16 04
1044 plays
9 The Canterbury Tales
The quiz is very straightforward. I give you a phrase from the Prologue of the Canterbury Tales, by Geoffrey Chaucer, and you write the name of the character that the phrase refers to. (i.e., nun, knight, or something like that.)
Difficult
10 Q
TriviaSharker
May 14 01
933 plays
10 The Canterbury Tales
Here is a fun quiz on the stories and pilgrims in Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales."
Tough
10 Q
Acj2011
Jan 28 12
219 plays
11 Cliffy's Tales of Canterbury
Hi! I used the Cliff Notes version of "Canterbury Tales" to write this quiz, hence the title of the quiz.
Tough
10 Q
pennie1478
Jan 28 12
159 plays
12 "The Canterbury Tales" Trivia
Hopefully this will challenge your knowledge of "The Canterbury Tales" and introduce you if you aren't familiar with the work.
Tough
10 Q
LuckyLulu27
Nov 04 02
765 plays
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Last Updated May 29 14 4:18 PM

Some sample questions from this category:

* Several travelers (pilgrims) set off on a pilgrimage to whose Shrine, and where is it located?
* As the pilgrims left Southwark, they were led out of town by the Miller. What instrument was he playing?
* Who told the first tale?
* Chaucer writes in English, of course, but what type of English, specifically?
* Which of the pilgrim women was widowed?


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