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Divine Comedy Quiz – Book Quizzes Online

 

1. In which century was Dante’s Divine Comedy written?

 14th

 15th

 16th

 

2. What was Dante’s Hell made up of?

 Terraces

 Circles

 Spheres

 

3. In which of the canticas did Dante NOT have Virgil as a guide?

 Hell

 Purgatory

 Heaven

 

4. What was the last word in each of the three parts of the Divine Comedy?

 Soul

 Search

 Stars

 

5. The Inferno began on the eve of which important day in the Christian calender?

 Easter Sunday

 Christmas Day

 Good Friday

 

6. How old was Dante at the beginning of the Inferno?

 30

 35

 40

 

7. Who took Dante across the river Acheron and to Hell?

 Phlegyas

 Orpheus

 Charon

 

8. In the centre of hell who was in Satan’s middle mouth?

 Judas

 Brutus

 Cassius

 

9. How was Dante’s Purgatory represented?

 Mountain

 Tower

 Moon

 

10. In Dante’s Heaven how many spheres were there?

 9

 8

 7

 

 

Answers:

1.14th 2. Circles 3. Heaven 4. Stars 5. Good Friday 6. 35 7. Charon 8. Judas 9. Mountain 10. 9

 

 

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