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. Why does Frederigo leave the city for his farm?
(a) it is cheaper to live there.
(b) he will not have to see Monna Giovanna.
(c) the bill collectors will not find him there.
(d) it is a better place for his falcon.

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

3. Why does the first holy man send Alibech away?
(a) she is too stupid to learn his truths.
(b) she asks too many questions disturbing his meditations.
(c) he tells her everything he has to tell.
(d) she is beautiful and he cannot trust himself around her.

4. What friendship does Monna Giovanna's son strike up in the country?
(a) with Giovanni.
(b) with Falco.
(c) with Frederico.
(d) with Fernando.

5. Eventually, who does Ghismunda marry as arranged by her father?
(a) a duke's son who dies shortly after the wedding.
(b) a merchant who does not require a dowry.
(c) her father's best friend.
(d) a duke who beats her regularly.

Short Answer Questions

1. What happens to Pietro when he stays the night at the woman's house?

2. How does Isabetta learn of Lorenzo's fate?

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

4. What happens to Marato on board a ship?

5. How does Tancredi discover his daughter's affair with Guiscardo?

(see the answer key)

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