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The Canterbury Tales: General Prologue & Frame Story

The Canterbury Tales: General Prologue & Frame Story


by Geoffrey Chaucer

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Q. Why do pilgrims travel to Canterbury?

To meet the wizard
To visit the relics of Saint Thomas Becket in Canterbury Cathedral
For vacation
To learn a new language
Q. Where does the narrator say in Southwark?

The Tabard Inn
Canterbury Cove
A bed-and-breakfast populated by many cats
A Red Roof Inn
Q. Which of the following is not one of the 27 pilgrims?

The Friar
The Weaver
The Candlestick Maker
The Man of Law
Q. Who, according to the narrator, is the noblest of the pilgrims?

The Knight
The Candlestick Maker
The Wife of Bath
The Pardoner
Q. Why doesn’t Chaucer praise the Cook fully?

Because he is not a very good cook
Because he smells
Because of the ulcer on his shin
Because of his foul language