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. What did the man of the clergy admit about love with a woman?
(a) That she would never be worthy.
(b) That it was risky.
(c) That it was forbidden.
(d) That it could ruin their lives.

2. 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?
(a) The Queen of Eleanor forbade the two to see eachother again.
(b) The Countess of Champage said she was within her rights.
(c) The Queen of Eleanor told them to forget their past and move forward with love and equality.
(d) The Countess of Champagne said she was too severe.

3. 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.

4. What did the author explain as a negative effect of marriage?
(a) It makes communication stop.
(b) It causes people to become resentful.
(c) It puts an end to courtly love.
(d) It prevents people from loving each other.

5. 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 never feel worthy of his love.
(d) She would be a mockery if she entered into a relationship with him.

6. 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?
(a) 55.
(b) 31.
(c) 101.
(d) 7.

7. When the man of higher nobility spoke to a woman of higher nobility, what was the man advised to avoid?
(a) Insisting that his rank was more prestigious than hers.
(b) Praising her excessively.
(c) Embarrassing her.
(d) Saying anything that would ridicule himself in her eyes.

8. Why were nuns advised to fiercely avoid love?
(a) It would stir up God's wrath.
(b) They loved money too much.
(c) They were not worthy of love.
(d) They were doomed to never find true love.

9. Throughout the conversation, the woman spoke repeatedly about the costs of love. Of what did the man speak repeatedly?
(a) Love's risks.
(b) Love's deception.
(c) Love's benefits.
(d) Love's attraction.

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

11. 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) Social ranking.
(c) Wealth.
(d) Success in love.

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

13. What happens when love starts to decline?
(a) It dies a slow death.
(b) Feelings of jealousy increase.
(c) Blasphemy against God increases.
(d) It can end quickly.

14. When the higher noblewoman made an accusation about the man's interest in love, how did he respond?
(a) Amusement.
(b) Denial.
(c) Frustration.
(d) Anger.

15. What is it that the author told Walter is hard to love?
(a) Things that will not love you back.
(b) Things that are counterfeit.
(c) Things that rob you of your spirit.
(d) Things too easy to attain.

Short Answer Questions

1. When the man of higher nobility spoke to a woman of higher nobility, what did the man insist was a great good?

2. 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?

3. When a man of higher nobility spoke to a woman of higher nobility, what argument did they have about love?

4. What was the general focus of Book One?

5. What did the author think greedy women should do?

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