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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How did the author explain the concept of teaching the theory of love to a social class likened to horses and mules?
(a) It would be unnatural to them and they would never grasp the idea.
(b) It would stir natural desires because all humans were made to love.
(c) It would stir natural desires in them only if they made a conscious effort.
(d) It would be unnatural to them, but they would find it useful.

2. 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) 101.
(b) 55.
(c) 7.
(d) 31.

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

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

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

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

7. When the man of higher nobility spoke to the woman of higher nobility, of what did he argue that her resistance was an indicator?
(a) Her derangement.
(b) Her immaturity.
(c) Her true feelings.
(d) Her fears of love.

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

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 would respect her wishes.
(b) That he knew then that they had no future together.
(c) That he wanted one last chance to profess his love.
(d) That they had so much more to discuss.

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

11. What future awaits a woman who stays with a cheating man?
(a) A sure end to her love.
(b) Endless worry.
(c) Increased passion.
(d) Stronger trust and commitment.

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

13. What did the author advise a woman to do when she has loved a man who was unworthy of her?
(a) Improve him or give up.
(b) Seek the counsel of the clergy for direction.
(c) Realize her mistake and end things quickly.
(d) Lower her own standards and embrace love.

14. 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.

15. 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 reminded her of his social ranking.
(d) He became more intense.

Short Answer Questions

1. When the man of higher nobility spoke to a woman of higher nobility, what was the man advised to avoid?

2. What was a member of the most noble class bound to renounce?

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?

4. In the author's reviews of decisions in love cases, what was the difference between the two men in the third case?

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

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