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 Rabatta and Bondone meet on the road to Florence, what happens to cause them to seek shelter?
(a) a high wind begins to blow.
(b) highwaymen are spotted.
(c) the night falls suddenly.
(d) it starts to rain.

2. 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 hides it under her bed.
(d) she mixes it with poison herbs, takes it, and dies.

3. Who is the next rival for the favor of Alatiel?
(a) a prince who is a cousin of the duke.
(b) a duke who is a cousin to the prince.
(c) a soldier in the prince's honor guard.
(d) the emperor of Constantinople.

4. What is the relationship between Tingoccio Mini and Meuccio di Tura?
(a) they are brothers-in-law.
(b) they are best friends.
(c) they are cousins.
(d) they are mortal enemies.

5. Why does Nuto leave the convent where he was the gardener?
(a) he had an accident so he could no longer work.
(b) the salary was too low and he got conflicting orders.
(c) he got too old to tend the garden.
(d) the work was too difficult for him.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Giannotto di Civigni want to do?

2. What euphemism does the story teller use for "the thing you are ashamed to mention among men?"

3. What does Rustico soon discover?

4. Where does Alibech sleep?

5. How does Monna Lisetta meet Brother Alberto?

(see the answer key)

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