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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did the nobleman wonder about loving two women at the same time?
(a) If it could be done in the courtly fashion.
(b) If it doomed the chance to have a future with either woman.
(c) If it would tarnish his nobility.
(d) If God would approve.

2. How did the higher noblewoman respond to the the nobleman's question about loving two women at the same time?
(a) The lover must keep chaste for the beloved.
(b) The lover must choose one or risk losing both.
(c) The lover must release both women and remain chaste.
(d) The lover must seek God's guidance.

3. When a man of higher nobility spoke to a woman of higher nobility, why did the woman say she was reluctant to fall in love?
(a) She is afraid of love.
(b) She was too old.
(c) She was a widow.
(d) She was already married.

4. What did the author say about a raped woman's future?
(a) She is undeserving of love.
(b) She deserves love.
(c) She is too damaged to love.
(d) She is sure to find a great love.

5. Why did the author say that these women who are hard to love cannot love a single man?
(a) They love only to satisfy lust.
(b) Their hearts are too full of greed.
(c) They cannot love in a real way.
(d) They seek only wealth and status.

6. What accusation about the clergyman nobleman's interest in love did the higher noblewoman make?
(a) That it was based on passion.
(b) That it was false.
(c) That he would always love God more.
(d) That he could never truly give himself to her.

7. In the author's reviews of decisions in love cases, what was the reason in the second case that a man asked his lover if he could embrace another woman?
(a) He was punishing his lover cruelly.
(b) He was jealous of his lover.
(c) He was in love with another woman.
(d) He was testing his lover.

8. What did the author consider greedy women to be?
(a) Deadly enemies.
(b) God's problems.
(c) Worthy challenges.
(d) Charity cases.

9. Why were members of the most noble rank advised to consult the dialogues in the book?
(a) They were important but lived in poverty.
(b) They were uneducated.
(c) They were weak to carnal sin.
(d) They were sinful.

10. According to the author, what can money not buy?
(a) Mercy.
(b) True love.
(c) Affection.
(d) Respect.

11. To what was a member of the most noble class to devote himself?
(a) To God.
(b) To love.
(c) To knowledge.
(d) To peace.

12. When a man of higher nobility spoke to a woman of higher nobility, what type of flattery did the man use with the woman?
(a) Personal and specific.
(b) Very extended and flowery.
(c) Rather brief.
(d) Respectful and formal.

13. What did the author advise a woman to do if her man was unfaithful?
(a) Express her anger so that love will increase.
(b) Even the score by being unfaithful.
(c) Abandon him.
(d) Improve herself to make him stay.

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

15. What did the author say greedy women do to men?
(a) Turn them into shadows of themselves.
(b) Make them better men by breaking them down first.
(c) Bleed them dry and leave them.
(d) Breed greed in their own hearts.

Short Answer Questions

1. Throughout the conversation, the woman spoke repeatedly about the costs of love. Of what did the man speak repeatedly?

2. Up until the beginning of Chapters 7-12, which class, often considered the most noble, was unmentioned?

3. In Chapter 8, the story of the Briton, the gauntlet and the rules of love written by the King of Love concerned how many rules?

4. How did the author explain the concept of teaching the theory of love to a social class likened to horses and mules?

5. What did the man of the clergy admit about love with a woman?

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