MADURAI- 10, MOBILE: 9789513730


UNIT-I-POEMS- Test – ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­1-ANSWERS

  1. D) In the late fourteenth century
  2. B) All levels of societ
  3. A) Knight
  4. B)1359
  5. B) The father of English poetry
  6. D) Edward III 
  7. D) Henry IV  
  8. B) Richard II
  9. B) Parlement of Fowls
  10. A) The Book of the Duchess                    
  11. B) Wycliffe                
  12. B) Midddle English
  13. A) The Battle of Agincourt                        
  14. D) French 
  15. A) Geoffrey Chaucer  
  16. C) The Canterbury Tales
  17. C) The House of Fame
  18. C) Lowes                        
  19. A) ten syllabic line     
  20. D) Spenser
  21. D) Chaucer 
  22. B) Three – French, English and Italian
  23. D) East Midland Dialect 
  24. C) April                     
  25. C) Dryden
  26. B) Giovanni Boccaccio                            
  27. C) Chaucer                
  28. B) Rhyme Royal        
  29. D) predominance of all-powerful gods
  30. C) like real people, they have strengths and weaknesses.
  31. B) the frame story     
  32. B) urban 
  33. B) brings together persons of diverse social rank in a natural way. 
  34. D) stock (stereotyped) character
  35. B) a character in the pilgrimage, and the author of the work as a whole
  36. A) Nobility, church and commoners
  37. B) The Merchant        
  38. A) “The General Prologue’ is appended to The Canterbury Tales
  39. D) Chaucer wrote The Book Named the Governor
  40. B) In the height of spring
  41. A) 1340
  42. D) Tabard
  43. C) Thomas a Becket, Canterbury              
  44. C) To worship the relics of Saint Thomas Becket
  45. B) The Knight’s Tale
  46. B) 24
  47. D) The Parson’s Tale 
  48. C)The Summoner       
  49. B) The Cook’s Tale
  50. C) fabliaux
  51. C) Roger of Ware      
  52. C) Harry Bailey
  53. A) 4
  54. A) naive
  55. C) The Knight
  56. B) 2
  57. B) The Squire
  58. D) Monk
  59. D) spends too much time hunting and too little time on religious duty
  60. A) The Prioress
  61. (C) The Knight, The Squire, The Prioress
  62. B) The Prioress         
  63. B)The Friar                
  64. D) Never trust a flatterer
  65. D) she was “pleasant and friendly in her ways”
  66. C) The Nun’s Priest’s Tale
  67. B) Both (A) and (R) are true but(R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
  68. C) II and III
  69. B) The Parson’s Tale
  70. C) 2, 3 and 4 are correct
  71. C) Courtsey-Calidore; Temperance- Guyon; Justice-Artegall
  72. C) Pardoner              
  73. C) By pardoning those who stole property or committed other crimes
  74. A) irony
  75. C) journeyman
  76. A) Is a strong person with keen awareness of her own rights?
  77. B) Wyf of Bathe
  78. A) Sovereign over their husbands
  79. C) A story of knights, ladies, quests, and love
  80. B) Wife of Bath, Squire, Monk, Physician, Franklin
  81. A) Her life with her five different husbands
  82. B) Defiance
  83. B) I, II and IV are correct.
  84. A) Una – Truth, Guyon – Temperance,  Duessa – Deceit , Orgoglio – Pride
  85. D) 5
  86. A) Alison
  87. B) Jankin
  88. D) deafness
  89. D) Sex
  90. A) clerks and glossing
  91. B) The Wife of Bath
  92. C) The Wife of Bath   
  93. A) The Prioress, the Monk, the Friar, the Summoner, and the Pardoner
  94. C) Green and peacock-blue hunting gear  
  95. B) Bagpipes
  96. A) The Blacksmith
  97. A)  Harry Bailey         
  98. C) Drawing straws
  99. C)Clerk of Oxford
  100. A) The Shipman
  101. A) Being perceived by others as ladylike and refined
  102. C) Plowman                                          
  103. C) rejoices in the renewing cycle of life  
  104. A) Parson               
  105. A) The Franklin       
  106. C) The Summoner   
  107. D) The Friar  
  108. A) The Faerie Queene
  109. A) lreland
  110. D) Truth                  

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