The Decameron Quiz | One Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 6.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Rabatta insult Bondone?
(a) by saying it is good that he is not an artist's model.
(b) by saying that he should paint his face to hide the ugly.
(c) by saying he is so ugly a mirror breaks when he looks in.
(d) by saying a look at him and no one would guess he is an artist.

2. Because Monna Lisetta is so beautiful, what does Brother Alberto desire to do?
(a) make her a nun.
(b) sleep with her.
(c) find her a husband.
(d) marry her.

3. Who murders Pericone, Alatiel's first lover?
(a) his brother, Marato.
(b) the sultan's soldiers.
(c) his cousin, Alberto.
(d) the captain of a ship.

4. What does Ghismunda do when she sees her father will not look for another husband for her?
(a) she leaves her father's house.
(b) she joins a convent.
(c) she goes into the desert.
(d) she seeks out a lover.

5. How does Monna Lisetta respond to the idea that the Angel Gabriel wants her?
(a) she is willing to sacrifice for her soul.
(b) she is shocked and tells Alberto to leave at once.
(c) she does not understand what Alberto is telling her.
(d) she thinks it is natural since she is so beautiful.

Short Answer Questions

1. What happens when Brother Onion reaches into the box supposedly containing Gabriel's feather?

2. Who does Pietro take up with after he loses all his money and clothes?

3. How does Alatiel manage to marry the King of Algarve after all?

4. How does Monna Lisetta meet Brother Alberto?

5. What do two men who know Brother Onion well suspect?

(see the answer key)

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