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 Frederico, now a poor man, determine to do when Monna Giovanna comes calling?
(a) declare his love for her.
(b) order her off his property.
(c) hide from her.
(d) cook the falcon to serve her for dinner.

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

3. What does the foolish Alibech think she is doing when she allows the monk to have his way with her?
(a) taking the lust out of Rustico's devil.
(b) putting Rustico's devil into her hell.
(c) keeping the devil from leaving Rustico's cell.
(d) hiding the devil from Rustico's hell.

4. Who discovers what the monk is doing?
(a) the woman's husband.
(b) the other monks in the monastery.
(c) the gardener.
(d) the abbot of the monastery.

5. What euphemism does the story teller use for "the thing you are ashamed to mention among men?"
(a) the nightingale.
(b) the flower.
(c) the branch.
(d) the bower.

Short Answer Questions

1. Tiring of Monna Lisetta's vain confessions, what does Brother Alberto do?

2. What does Nuto suggest Masetto do to get the job?

3. What does a monk see that ignites his temptation?

4. What horrible thing does Tancredi do to his daughter?

5. What tragedy befalls Alatiel?

(see the answer key)

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