The Decameron Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 7 - 8.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When does Masetto return to his village of Lamporecchio?
(a) after he has finished landscaping the garden.
(b) after a new, younger gardener arrives.
(c) after several of the nuns get pregnant.
(d) after the death of the abbess.

2. Why does Ghismunda not marry at a time when other girls her age have taken husbands?
(a) She never accepts the men her father brings home.
(b) She is caring for her father, Tancredi, in his old age.
(c) She is homely and the men do not consider her.
(d) Her father refuses to look for a husband for her.

3. Who determines to discover the real identity of Monna Lisetta's angel?
(a) the next door neighbors.
(b) her brothers.
(c) her in-laws.
(d) the abbot of the monastery.

4. Where does Ser Ciappelletto find lodging in Burgundy?
(a) with two Franciscan friars.
(b) in an expensive inn that Musciatto pays for.
(c) with two Florentine brothers.
(d) with a needy widow.

5. How does a prostitute deceive Pietro?
(a) by claiming to be a fortune teller.
(b) by claiming to be his long lost sister.
(c) by claiming to be his late brother's mistress.
(d) by cliaming to be in great distress.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Alibech set out on her quest?

2. Where do Constanza and Alatiel go after they leave Athens?

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

4. Who murders Pericone, Alatiel's first lover?

5. After Tingoccio dies, what does he do that he had promised Meuccio in life?

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