CHAUCER TO SHAKESPEARE

Question 1 of 24

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The Book of the Duchess by Chaucer is a

Select one of the following:

  • lengthy allegory on the death of his patron's wife

  • a short lyrical story of the Duchess of Wales

Question 2 of 24

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Which work of Chaucer bears a close resemblance to Dante's Divine Comedy

Select one of the following:

  • The House of Fame

  • The Parliament of Fowls

Question 3 of 24

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Which of the following contains passages directly taken from Chaucer

Select one of the following:

  • The Parliament of Fowls

  • The Canterbury Tales

Question 4 of 24

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Troilus and Criseyde by Chaucer and Pindorous reveal maturity of Chaucer's narrative skills and his dexterity in handling the

Select one of the following:

  • Heoric Couplet

  • Rhyma Royal

Question 5 of 24

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The very idea of The Canterbury Tales is believed to have been taken from Boccacco's

Select one of the following:

  • Filostrato

  • Recamerone

Question 6 of 24

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Which of the following is considered to be the first attempt in English to use the Heroic Couplet

Select one of the following:

  • Troilus and Criseyded

  • The Legend of Good Woemn

Question 7 of 24

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Who said., "Chaucer found English a dialect and left it a language"

Select one of the following:

  • Lowes

  • Hadow

Question 8 of 24

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Hudson has rightly said that under the influence of Chaucer in English poetry, the rhyme gradually displaced

Select one of the following:

  • free verse

  • alliteration

Question 9 of 24

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Chaucer used ottava rhyma, the eight syllabic line rhyming in couplets in

Select one of the following:

  • The Book of the Duchess

  • The Canterbury Tales

Question 10 of 24

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In Prologue and Canterbury Tales Chaucer used

Select one of the following:

  • Heroic Couplet

  • Ottava Rhyma

Question 11 of 24

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The Rhyma Royal which Chaucer used in Troilus and Criseyde is arranged in stanzas consisting ten syllabic lines and having

Select one of the following:

  • Seven lines in each stanza

  • Ten lines in each stanza

Question 12 of 24

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In the Prologue to the Canerbury Tales the fading chivlary of the Middle ages was represented by the aged Knight while the budding chivlary of the Chaucherean Times was represented by

Select one of the following:

  • The Frair

  • The Squire

Question 13 of 24

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Chaucher's physician in the Doctor of Physique was heavily dependent on

Select one of the following:

  • modern science

  • astrology

Question 14 of 24

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Chaucer has been criticized for presenting an incomplete picture of his times because

Select one of the following:

  • he neglected the sufferings of the poor

  • he overemphasized the rights of the lower class

Question 15 of 24

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Who has been called the Morning Star of the Renaissance?

Select one of the following:

  • Spencer

  • Chaucer

Question 16 of 24

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Chaucer's Canterbury Tales is a story of

Select one of the following:

  • 24 pilgrims

  • 29 pilgrims

Question 17 of 24

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Who has been called by Spenser as "The Well of the English Undefiled"

Select one of the following:

  • Langland

  • Chaucer

Question 18 of 24

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Chaucer introduced Heroic Couplet in English verse and invented the

Select one of the following:

  • Ottava Rhyma

  • Rhyma Royal

Question 19 of 24

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One of the main drawbacks of Troilus and Criseyde is

Select one of the following:

  • complex characters

  • long and tiresome speeches

Question 20 of 24

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The character of Criseyde is

Select one of the following:

  • a psychological study of a complex woman

  • a true representative of typical medieval woman

Question 21 of 24

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Pandorus is a/an

Select one of the following:

  • obnoxious rouge

  • comic character

Question 22 of 24

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The vision of William Concerning Piers, the plowman is the only extant poem of

Select one of the following:

  • John Gower

  • W. Langland

Question 23 of 24

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The poet known entirely for Bruce, the supreme national poem of Scotland is

Select one of the following:

  • John Barbour

  • John Cycliffe

Question 24 of 24

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The poet known entirely for Bruce, the supreme national poem of Scotland is

Select one of the following:

  • John Barbour

  • John Cycliffe

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