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. Where does Pietro go to ply his trade?
(a) Rome.
(b) Naples.
(c) Tuscany.
(d) Florence.

2. After the trouble at sea, what happens to the men who love Alatiel?
(a) most of them are murdered so she can be taken.
(b) most of them commit suicide.
(c) most of them sell her to other men.
(d) most of them abandon her.

3. After Ghismunda chooses Guiscardo as her lover, what complicates their relationship?
(a) they have nowhere to meet.
(b) they must meet in secret.
(c) Ghismunda becomes pregnant.
(d) Guiscardo's father is Tancredi's mortal enemy.

4. What reason does Caterina give for wanting to change her sleeping arrangements?
(a) she says she is all grown up now.
(b) she says she likes to sleep under the stars.
(c) she says the fresh night air is good for her.
(d) she says it is too hot in her bed and she cannot sleep.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What friendship does Monna Giovanna's son strike up in the country?

2. What happens when Ricciardo learns of Caterina's love for him?

3. How does a prostitute deceive Pietro?

4. Why does Rustico agree to allow Alibech to remain with him?

5. What does Monna Giovanna's son want to possess?

(see the answer key)

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