Tuesday, November 19, 2019

A quiz of 34 questions with answers

1.The Canterbury Tales" consisted of 22 complete stories, but how many were originally planned?

 100
 120
 50
 22


2. What brother of a parson is described in Chaucer's prologue to "The Canterbury Tales" as one who pays his tithes "ful faire and well"?

 Friar
 Monk
 Plowman
 Pardoner


3. This pilgrim's tale contains the characters Nicholas and Absolon.

 The Sailor's
 The Reeve's
 The Miller's
 The Parson's


4. Which pilgrim's tale is based on one of Boccaccio's courtly romances?

 The Pardoner's
 The Knight's
 The Sailor's
 The Yeoman's


5. In the prologue, we are told he was "At Alisandre."

 The Sailor
 The Knight
 The Friar
 The Yeoman


6. This pilgrim, believing that the caricature of the carpenter in the Miller's tale was aimed at him, counters with his own story that mocks the arrogance of the miller.

 The Squire
 The Reeve
 The Clerk
 The Sergeant


7. Which pilgrim's tale contains a knight named Arveragus, a
lady named Dorigen, and a squire named Aurelie?

 The Miller's
 The Wife of Bath's
 The Monk's
 The Franklin's


8. His tale tells the story of a maiden whose beauty inspires a judge to attempt to attain her through a trumped-up law suit.

 The Miller's
 The Wife of Bath's
 The Physician's
 The Sailor's


9. What is the name of the rooster in the Nun's Priest's tale?

 Russell
 Chaucer
 Reynard
 Chanticleer


10. The moral of his tale was: "Avarice is the root of all evil."

 The Pardoner's
 The Miller's
 The Parson's
 The Banker's

11.to    19 questions  are on Kubla Khan 

11.Who wrote the book Coleridge read that inspired the poem?

 Marco Polo
 Walter Bradford
 Bocchaccio
 Samuel Purchas


12. And where did he get the visions he founded his poem on?

 alcohol
 opium dream
 psychosis
 nitrous oxide


13. A traveler asked the poet for directions and much of the vision's images were lost. Where was this anonymous but legendary traveler from?

 Penzance
 Porlock
 Portsmouth
 Puddleby-on-the-Marsh


14. Where did Kubla build the dome?

 Poictesme
 Xanadu
 Florin
 Guilder


15. What is the sacred river where it was built?

 Jordan
 Ganges
 Alph
 Styx


16.. How many miles were walled in for the dome?

 20
 6
 10
 12


17. What was the outstanding feature of the property?

 a crystal tower
 a fountain in a chasm
 a giant ruby
 a great cedar


18. What instrument did the Abyssinian maid play?

 lyre
 dulcimer
 flute
 tambor


19. And what mountain did the maid sing of?

 Abora
 Sinai
 Killimanjaro
 Olympus

20. What was Mrs Tulliver's maiden name?

 Pullet
 Dodson
 Deane
 Moss


21. Where do Aunt and Uncle Pullet live?

 Kings Lorton
 Dorlcote Mill
 Garum Firs
 Park House


22. What is the name of Lucy's dog?

 Blondie
 Charlie
 Minny
 Fluffy


23. What is Maggie's nickname for her Aunt Moss?

 Anny
 Mossy
 Gritty
 Betty


24. Who quarrels with Mr Tulliver about a debt?

 Mrs Tulliver
 Mrs Pullet
 Mrs Deane
 Mrs Glegg


25. What was the name of Tom Tullivers private tutor?

 Mr Jacobs
 Rev Stelling
 Dr Ken
 Mr Wakem


26. Where should Maggie and Stephen have stopped on the boat trip that nearly became their elopement?

 Mudport
 St Oggs
 Luckreth
 Torby


27. What was the name of Mr Tulliver's mill hand?

 Bob
 Phillip
 Luke
 Tom


28.. What was the name of the landowner to whom Mr Tulliver lost his law suit?

 Mr Pivart
 Mr Wakem
 Mr Gore
 Mr Dix


29.What does Tom borrow from Mr Poulter?

 Gun
 Sword
 Bayonet
 Bow and Arrow


30. What pattern linen does Aunt Pullet purchase from Mrs Tulliver when she has to sell it?

 Floral
 Checks
 Spots
 Stripes


31. What is the name of Mr Tulliver's lawyer?

 Mr Wakem
 Mr Gore
 Mr Dix
 Mr Turnbull


32. What is the name of the book bought her by Bob that Maggie finds so much solace in?

 Thomas a Kempis
 The Christian Year
 The Portrait Gallery
 Rasselas


33. Where do Maggie and Phillip Wakem meet for their secret trysts?

 Banks of the Ripple
 St Oggs
 Luke's House
 Red Deeps


34. What threat does Tom use to get Maggie to stop seeing Phillip Wakem?

 He threatens to stop supporting the family
 He threatens to throw her out
 He threatens to tell their father
 He threatens to kill Phillip


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19.1
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25.2
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