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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What does blasphemy against God do to love?
(a) Destroys it.
(b) Stalls it.
(c) Decreases it.
(d) Curses it.

3. When the man of higher nobility spoke to a woman of higher nobility, what did the man insist was a great good?
(a) The respect of peers.
(b) Self-acceptance.
(c) Love of someone from a lower class.
(d) Love between a man and a woman.

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

5. When the author wrote about how to behave when one fell in love with a peasant, what is it believed that he was suggesting?
(a) Rape.
(b) Lust.
(c) Carnal passion.
(d) Counterfeit love.

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

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

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

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

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

11. 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) With agression and dominance.
(c) Kindly, and with flattery.
(d) Strongly and with confidence.

12. For the woman, what did being unfaithful damage most?
(a) Her character.
(b) Her reputation.
(c) Her future relationships.
(d) Her relationship with God.

13. In what way did the author explain that a certain class was akin to horses and mules?
(a) They were uncivilized.
(b) They were unclean.
(c) They were godless.
(d) They rarely loved.

14. What advice about making a love known to the public did the author provide to men?
(a) They should share their love openly with the public.
(b) They should avoid letting it be publicly known.
(c) They should keep love very secret and never tell anyone during early courtship.
(d) They should make it known that they are taken, but not by whom.

15. What class of person did the author liken to horses and mules?
(a) Nobility.
(b) Middle class.
(c) Clergy.
(d) Peasants.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What did the author say of the love of prostitutes?

3. According to the rules of love, what one characteristic alone can make any man worthy of love?

4. What did the author identify as a sure way to decrease love?

5. What did the author say about a raped woman's future?

(see the answer keys)

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