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. How does Monna Lisetta respond to the idea that the Angel Gabriel wants her?
(a) she thinks it is natural since she is so beautiful.
(b) she does not understand what Alberto is telling her.
(c) she is willing to sacrifice for her soul.
(d) she is shocked and tells Alberto to leave at once.

2. What is Rabatta's profession?
(a) he is a noted university teacher.
(b) he is a master sculptor.
(c) he is a cleric.
(d) he is an expert in jurisprudence.

3. Why does the King determine that no one should ever know about all the men and unfortunate circumstances in Alatiel's life?
(a) because the men who knew who she was are all dead.
(b) because she never told anyone who she was.
(c) because she always wore a veil.
(d) because she could not speak the language of her captors.

4. After her son dies, what does Monna Giovanna decide to do?
(a) join a convent.
(b) buy Frederico a new falcon.
(c) kill Frederico.
(d) marry Frederico.

5. What does Ghismunda do with Guiscardo's heart?
(a) she keeps it in a silver box in her room.
(b) she buries it under a rose bush.
(c) she mixes it with poison herbs, takes it, and dies.
(d) she hides it under her bed.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Peronella do shortly after her marriage?

2. Why does Giannotto think it is so necessary to convert Abraham?

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

4. What do two men who know Brother Onion well suspect?

5. Where does the monk take a woman?

(see the answer key)

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