The Art of Courtly Love Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What did the author refer to as "the nurse of love"?
(a) Jealousy.
(b) Distance.
(c) Anger.
(d) Desire.

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

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

5. What did the author think greedy women should do?
(a) Seek the love of a poor man.
(b) Find a man equally as greedy to love.
(c) Join a brothel.
(d) Repent.

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) Ridicule him.
(c) Correct him.
(d) Embrace him.

7. A member of the most noble class was called what?
(a) Highness.
(b) Clerk.
(c) Master.
(d) Regency.

8. In the conversation between the higher nobleman and the higher noblewoman, while she remained deeply skeptical and expressed a lack of interest, what did the man do?
(a) He sought the love of another woman.
(b) He mirrored her emotions.
(c) He became more intense.
(d) He reminded her of his social ranking.

9. When the man of higher nobility spoke to the woman of higher nobility and she grew tired of their conversation and insisted that it should end, how did the nobleman respond?
(a) That he knew then that they had no future together.
(b) That he would respect her wishes.
(c) That he wanted one last chance to profess his love.
(d) That they had so much more to discuss.

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

11. What did the author identify as a sure way to decrease love?
(a) Being together too much.
(b) Expressing anger.
(c) Seeing each other too rarely.
(d) Developing feelings of jealousy.

12. 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 only at their very best.
(c) See each other rarely.
(d) See each other only in public.

13. What did the author say of the love of prostitutes?
(a) It should be a man's personal choice.
(b) It should be enjoyed without shame.
(c) It should be absolutely resisted.
(d) It should be a last resort.

14. 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 testing his lover.
(b) He was jealous of his lover.
(c) He was punishing his lover cruelly.
(d) He was in love with another woman.

15. 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) With agression and dominance.
(d) Strongly and with confidence.

Short Answer Questions

1. Though God did not ban a man of the clergy from courtly love, what did God ban him from?

2. In what way did the author explain that a certain class was akin to horses and mules?

3. What class of person did the author liken to horses and mules?

4. 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?

5. What did the author write that all involved in courtly love should avoid?

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