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. Where does Tingoccio tell Meuccio he now is?
(a) in Heaven eating ambrosia with the angels.
(b) in limbo waiting for his judgment.
(c) in Hell for having an affair.
(d) in Purgatory explaining away his past sins.

2. What suddenly happens to Monna Giovanna's son?
(a) he runs away to the city.
(b) he becomes ill.
(c) he commits a crime.
(d) he falls in love with a farm girl.

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

4. Who discovers the two lovers the next morning in their compromising situation?
(a) Messer Lizio di Valbona.
(b) Caterina's mother.
(c) Caterina's brother.
(d) the butler.

5. Why do the villagers look forward to the arrival of the monk from St. Anthony's monastery?
(a) they like to hear his stories.
(b) they know he brings gifts.
(c) they have a feast when he comes.
(d) they like to help the monks.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why is Masetto interested in the gardening job?

2. Why does the first holy man send Alibech away?

3. What does Abraham observe among the church leaders in Rome?

4. What does a monk see that ignites his temptation?

5. How does he explain the charcoal?

(see the answer key)

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