5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- The Prioress (Madame Eglantine)
- The Manciple
- The Reeve
- The Man of Law (or Sergeant of Law)
- The Cook
- a A very old and irritable man who was once a carpenter. He resents the Miller's tale about a stupid old carpenter.
- b Known for his cooking and characterized by a chancre sore that runs with pus. His story is incomplete.
- c A very genteel lady who is coy and delicate. She has precise manners, eats as an aristocrat would, and wears a gold brooch with "Love conquers all" inscribed in Latin.
- d The steward for a law school. Although not as intelligent as the law students, he is clever and shrewd enough to be able to put away some money for himself.
- e A lawyer and one of the high justices of the court. He is cautious, suspicious, and wise, and one of the more cultivated men among the pilgrims.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Drunken revelers who decide to find Death and slay him.
- An officer of the church who calls people for a church trial. He is as ugly as his profession; he frightens children with his red complexion, pimples and boils, and skin infected with scales.
- The Wife of Bath's fifth husband, who caused her trouble and had to be tamed into submission.
- Although not one of the pilgrims, the Canon appears with his servant (the Yeoman) but leaves when his Yeoman begins a tale.
- The priest of the church who accompanies the nuns so that they may offer up their confessions.
5 True/False Questions
The Physician → A huge, uncouth man who can steer a ship but flounders on his horse.
The Monk → Known for his cooking and characterized by a chancre sore that runs with pus. His story is incomplete.
The Merchant → A man who tends the property of the monastery. He is fat and happy, loves good food and wine, and finds the taverns more to his liking than the cold, severe monastery.
The Pardoner → The most complex of all the pilgrims. He is an intellect and uses advanced psychological means to gain his objective. Although he is not a good person, he can preach a good sermon.
Hubert, the Friar → A sensual, licentious man who seduces young girls and then arranges their marriages. He loves money and knows the taverns better than the poor houses.