by Dante Alighieri
Purgatorio: I Think I Got a Touch of Purgatorio from That Chicken I Ate Last Night Quiz
Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Purgatorio? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What is the name of the island on which Dante and Virgil find themselves at the beginning of the book?
The Island of the Blue Dolphins
Q. How can the souls in ante-Purgatory tell that Dante is alive?
He is wearing a visitor badge
He casts a shadow
There is color in his eyes
Q. Where does the angel guarding the gate to Purgatory carve seven Ps?
Into a concrete slab
Into Dante’s forehead
Into a placard attached to the gate
Into his arm, signifying that he is a member of the infamous Seven Pythons
Q. To what do the seven terraces in Purgatory correspond?
The seven deadly sins
The seven heavenly virtues
The seven wonders of the world
The seven continents
The seven dwarves
Q. What is the punishment of the Slothful penitents?
To continually push a large rock up a mountain
To never be allowed to sleep
To have their sleep number bed set to a number that does not conform to their ideal personal specifications
To run without rest