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. If the beloved wanted something unreasonable, what did the author advise to do?
(a) Give it to her.
(b) Lovingly tease her about her foolishness do not give in.
(c) Be abrupt and clear and refuse to give it to her.
(d) Use it as a tool to acquire more affection.

2. What group was advised to fiercely avoid love?
(a) Nuns.
(b) Ministers.
(c) The very wealthy.
(d) The very poor.

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

4. 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 fears of love.
(b) Her true feelings.
(c) Her derangement.
(d) Her immaturity.

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

6. How should a lover behave toward the beloved to retain love?
(a) With detachment.
(b) With restraint.
(c) With great affection.
(d) With unrestrained passion.

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

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

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

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

11. 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.

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

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

14. 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) Very extended and flowery.
(b) Personal and specific.
(c) Rather brief.
(d) Respectful and formal.

15. How did the noblewoman imagine the two women might feel about being loved at the same time by a man?
(a) They might be infuriated.
(b) They might be jealous and hurt.
(c) They might excuse it.
(d) They might feel betrayed.

Short Answer Questions

1. To what was a member of the most noble class to devote himself?

2. When the higher noblewoman made an accusation about the man's interest in love, how did he respond?

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

4. 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?

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

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