The Decameron Multiple Choice Test Questions

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Chapter 1

1. What is the premise of the novel that results in rounds of story telling?
(a) 7 women and 7 men go on holiday together.
(b) 7 men and 3 young women leave Rome to escape the plague.
(c) 7 young women and 3 men leave Florence to escape the plague.
(d) 7 women and 3 children are banished from Florence society.

2. Why does Musciatto Franzesi choose Ser Ciappelletto to handle debts and trade?
(a) He thinks Ser Ciappelletto is a bit stupid.
(b) He wants a totally honest man to run his business.
(c) He thinks Ser Ciappelletto is rich enough not to steal from him.
(d) He fears the unscrupulous behavior of the Burgundians.

3. Where does Ser Ciappelletto find lodging in Burgundy?
(a) in an expensive inn that Musciatto pays for.
(b) with two Franciscan friars.
(c) with two Florentine brothers.
(d) with a needy widow.

4. When Ciappelletto becomes gravely ill, what do the brothers think?
(a) no priest would ever absolve a man as evil as Ciappelletto.
(b) no one would blame them for turning him out of their house.
(c) they might have to take him back to Paris.
(d) they can steal his money after he dies.

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