The Birth of Venus Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 1: Chapters 11-14.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When Alessandra sees the man watching her in Chapter 11, where does she realize she knows him from?
(a) She doesn't know him.
(b) He's a friend of the painter.
(c) Her sister's wedding.
(d) Church.

2. How long after Plautilla's wedding does she announce that she is pregnant?
(a) Nearly a year.
(b) A few months.
(c) A few weeks.
(d) The day after her wedding.

3. In Chapter 13, what party does Alessandra attend?
(a) A party for a friend's wedding.
(b) A party for her sister's baby.
(c) A party in honor of the church.
(d) A party for the painter.

4. In "Prologue," why does Mother Superior want to go against Sister Lucrezia's wishes?
(a) To show her power in the church.
(b) Because Sister Lucrezia's wishes are too expensive.
(c) Because she dislikes Sister Lucrezia.
(d) To prove the plague didn't come from the convent.

5. In Chapter 10, where do Alessandra's parents talk to her about the French?
(a) In the kitchen.
(b) In the study.
(c) In her bedroom.
(d) On the patio.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Savonarola most often preach about?

2. Why doesn't Alessandra talk to the painter when he first begins to paint her?

3. Who looks for a husband for Alessandra in Chapter 3?

4. In Chapter 3, what does Alessandra's mother warn her about her future husband?

5. In Chapter 14, how does Alessandra describe Cristoforo's understanding of her?

(see the answer key)

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