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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which of the two lovers, if any, did the higher noblewoman think a man should give up?
(a) The second.
(b) Neither.
(c) Both.
(d) The first.

2. For the group advised to fiercely avoid love, what was one who sought their love considered to be?
(a) A sinner.
(b) A beast.
(c) A hypocrite.
(d) A harlot.

3. When a man and a woman, both of higher nobility interacted, how did the author advise the man to speak to the woman?
(a) With soft and gentle words.
(b) Kindly, and with flattery.
(c) Strongly and with confidence.
(d) With agression and dominance.

4. What happens to desire if one lover expresses anger toward the other?
(a) It decreases.
(b) It increases.
(c) It stays the same.
(d) It matures.

5. What was the general focus of Book One?
(a) Acquiring love.
(b) Avoiding the wrong kinds of love.
(c) Convincing others to return love.
(d) The perils of love between social classes.

6. When the man of higher nobility spoke to a woman of higher nobility, what did the woman look for a chance to do?
(a) Flatter him.
(b) Embrace him.
(c) Ridicule him.
(d) Correct him.

7. What group was advised to fiercely avoid love?
(a) The very poor.
(b) The very wealthy.
(c) Nuns.
(d) Ministers.

8. When a man of higher nobility spoke to a woman of higher nobility, what argument did they have about love?
(a) About its ability to heal.
(b) About its ability to frighten.
(c) About its prudence.
(d) About its deception.

9. In the author's reviews of decisions in love cases, what was the difference between the two men in the third case?
(a) Physical appearance.
(b) Wealth.
(c) Social ranking.
(d) Success in love.

10. In what way did the author say that greedy women love?
(a) In a real way.
(b) In a transparent way.
(c) In a desperate way.
(d) In a counterfeit way.

11. Why did the woman of higher nobility reprove the nobleman who was a member of the clergy?
(a) He should be shamed for pursuing her.
(b) He should be satisfied with things of God.
(c) She would be a mockery if she entered into a relationship with him.
(d) She would never feel worthy of his love.

12. What is one way a man might lose love?
(a) Acting too noble.
(b) Appearing uncultured.
(c) Becoming angry.
(d) Becoming jealous.

13. Though God did not ban a man of the clergy from courtly love, what did God ban him from?
(a) Marrying someone who was not a believer.
(b) The flesh.
(c) Marrying someone too young.
(d) Flattery.

14. How did the author advise to best increase desire after love has been consummated?
(a) See each other every moment possible.
(b) See each other rarely.
(c) See each other only in public.
(d) See each other only at their very best.

15. What was a member of the most noble class bound to renounce?
(a) Status and wealth.
(b) Love.
(c) Delights of the earth.
(d) God.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did the nobleman wonder about loving two women at the same time?

2. How did the higher noblewoman respond to the the nobleman's question about loving two women at the same time?

3. In the author's reviews of decisions in love cases, what was the outcome of the case in which a lady forbade a man to love another and enforced a very severe punishment?

4. The author encouraged Walter to find a woman who would love him regardless of what?

5. If the beloved wanted something unreasonable, what did the author advise to do?

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