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The Canterbury Tales: The Wife of Bath's Prologue

The Canterbury Tales: The Wife of Bath's Prologue


by Geoffrey Chaucer

The Canterbury Tales: The Wife of Bath's Prologue: That is One Clean Husband Quiz

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Q. How many times has the Wife of Bath been married?

Five times
Ten times
Twenty times
You start to lose track after a hundred
Q. What does the Pardoner do to the Wife?

He marries her
He abducts her
He slyly arranges for her to be in a room with all of her ex-husbands so they can work things out
He interrupts her
Q. What is one of the things of which the Wife accused her husbands?

Not loving her
Being uneducated
Using weighted dice while playing Risk
Q. What was the result of the Wife making these accusations?

Her husbands left her
She became very good at being accusatory, which is true of anything if you work at it hard enough and believe in yourself
Her husbands beat her
The Wife got whatever she wanted from the husbands
Q. What did the Wife’s fourth husband do?

He murdered their child
He cheated on her
He rode the riding lawn mower over her favorite squirrel
He went off to war