Canterbury Tales Quiz

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Who has uttered these lines? "No hadde I er now, my sweet heart deere Ben yold, ywis, I were now nought heere"!

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Name the inn where the pilgrims assemble for the night

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Who is called the Father of English poetry?

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Chaucer's early period (French Period) ranges from

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Who has been called 'the Morning Star of the Renaissance?

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Chanticleer was the name of the

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Which of the following is Chaucer's prose work?

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How many ecclesiastical characters are portrayed in the Prologue?

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For his Troilus and Cryseyde, Chaucer owes to

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'He was as fresh as the month of May.' This line occurs in the Prologue. Whom does this line refer to?

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Chaucer begins his story with the description of

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Chaucer's .... is based in part on a notable French sermon of Friar Laurence.

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In which work Chaucer has first used the heroic couplet?

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The verse in The Canterbury Tales consists of

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The 'Rhyme Royal is used by

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Name Chaucer's work in which a love story has been told with a delicacy of psychological awareness.

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The Hous of Fame is written by

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In which tale of Chaucer, a daughter is killed by her father?

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Which is the first English novel in verse?

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In whose story, the character of Griselda appears?

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Kenelphus, the noble king of Mercia, has been referred to in

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Chaucer's The Book of the Duchess was written at the end of

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Who translated "Romance of the Rose", a French work into English?

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Pandare, who is a Chaucerian character appears in

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Troilus and Cryseyde is written by

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Chaucer's earliest work is

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Which of the following works of Chaucer does not belong to Chaucer's 'Italian Period'?

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How many women characters figure in the Prologue?

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The character Pertelote appears in

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Pandarus, the first great comic character in English literature has been depicted by

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Chaucer has used the technique of mock-heroic in

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The influence of Dante's Divine Commedia is apparent in which of Chaucer's works?

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Which of Chaucer's works celebrates Saint Valentine's Day?

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The life span of Geoffrey Chaucer is

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Which work of Chaucer is called 'a psychological novels

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Chaucer was not indebted for his sources to one of the following. Identify him.

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Which of Chaucer's work is a superb satire on human marital relationships?

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Andromache was the wife of

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How many pilgrims in the Prologue to the Canterbury Tales represent the military profession?

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The Yeoman used to wear coat of which colour

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Chaucer celebrated some princely betrothal in which of his work?

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The writer who gave the first full expression of the English sense of humour' was

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In which month did Chaucer's pilgrims go on the pilgrimage?

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In the Prologue which character has a forked beard?

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"Miller's" and "Reeve's Tales" are the examples of

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Chaucer lived during the reigns of

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"His voice was merrier than the organ's tone. In Church on solemn mass days loudly blown." These lines have been taken from

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Chaucer's Boke of Blanche the Duchess was written to commemorate the death of Blanche of Lancaster, first wife of John of Gaunt in

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The rocks of Britanny feature in Chaucer's

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In the Prologue which character is fond of hunting and riding?

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The Book of the Duchess is a/an

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Pandare is a character which appears in Chaucer's work

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Which of the following is NOT a work of Chaucer?

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Whose favourite dish was a fat roasted swan?

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Which of Chaucer's work has the Trojan War as its background?

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Legend of "Good Women" is written in

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Which work of Chaucer entitles him to the claim of being called the Father of English Poetry

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While Chaucer was in Italy he came into contact with the work of

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In the first line of the Prologue which month has been referred to by Chaucer?

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"He found English a dialect and left it a language". Here 'he' stands for

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Which work of Chaucer is considered to be the epitome of 14th century England?

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One of the portraits in the Prologue is that of Wife of Bath. 'Bath' is

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Who tells the story of January and May in Chaucer's Prologue to The Canterbury Tales?

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Chaucer visited Italy in

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The Canterbury Tales is

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The Wife of Bath was

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The Prologue to the Canterbury Tales is supposed to have been written in

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Which language had an indelible impact on Chaucer?

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Which of the following tales in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales is in prose?

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Which work of Chaucer was an allegory on the death of Blanche, the wife of his patron?

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Chaucer went on diplomatic missions abroad

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The Squire was the son of

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Chaucer was elected a knight of the shire for Kent in

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The idea of which work of Chaucer has been taken from Boccaccio's Decameron?

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Which work of Chaucer bears close resemblance to Dante's Divine Comedy?

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How many pilgrims are going on the pilgrimage in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales?

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In Nun's Priest's Tale, the poor widow had ... sons

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Chaucer's middle or Italian period ranges from

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In the Prologue children were afraid of whose face

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There is a reference of Goddess Venus in

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In Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales" which tale deals with two young Theban warriors?

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To which shrine are the pilgrims going?

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