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. Who is Alatiel's next lover after Constanzo?
(a) a king.
(b) a general.
(c) a merchant.
(d) a baron.

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

3. What does Nuto suggest Masetto do to get the job?
(a) wear a bandana over his face.
(b) let the abbess see him without his shirt.
(c) pretend he is a deaf mute.
(d) dress in fine clothes to apply for the job.

4. Who does Pietro take up with after he loses all his money and clothes?
(a) some sorcerers.
(b) some highwaymen.
(c) some grave robbers.
(d) some gamblers.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Monna Giovanna offer Frederico for the fortune he lost trying to please her?

2. What does Saladin plan to do when he visits Melchisedech?

3. Who takes the place of the prince and seeks revenge on the duke?

4. Why does Saladin go to Melchisedech?

5. Who discovers the two lovers the next morning in their compromising situation?

(see the answer key)

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