The Decameron Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Caterina beg her parents to allow her to do?
(a) to sleep in another part of the house.
(b) to sleep under an arbor in the garden.
(c) to sleep on the balcony outside her bedroom.
(d) to sleep in a room by herself.

2. Who does Abraham observe on his trip?
(a) other Jews.
(b) the children.
(c) the clergy.
(d) the laity.

3. What is the discovery of Saladin, the Sultan of Babylon?
(a) his people are giving him too much respect.
(b) his wives are wearing old clothes.
(c) his treasury is empty.
(d) he has more money than he can use.

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

5. Where does the monk take a woman?
(a) to her bedroom.
(b) to a garden.
(c) to an inn.
(d) to his cell.

Short Answer Questions

1. What do the women tell Alibech?

2. Why is Masetto interested in the gardening job?

3. Who is the next rival for the favor of Alatiel?

4. What does Pietro end up with that is worth more than the money he lost?

5. What does Frederico, now a poor man, determine to do when Monna Giovanna comes calling?

(see the answer key)

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