The Decameron Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 9 - 10.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who does Alibech eventually find?
(a) a holy man who lives in a hut.
(b) a holy woman who lives in a cave.
(c) a holy woman who heals the sick.
(d) a holy man who teaches in a synagogue.

2. What does Bondone say people would think after looking at Rabatta?
(a) he is too simple to know his alphabet.
(b) he looks more like a chimney sweep.
(c) he has shifty eyes like a criminal.
(d) he is so ugly he has to slip up on water to get a drink.

3. Who murders Pericone, Alatiel's first lover?
(a) the sultan's soldiers.
(b) the captain of a ship.
(c) his cousin, Alberto.
(d) his brother, Marato.

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

5. What does Rustico soon discover?
(a) that he can watch Alibech at her bath.
(b) that Alibech snores and talks in her sleep.
(c) that his willpower is not strong enough to resist Alibech.
(d) that Alibech is not as beautiful as he first thought.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Who does Pietro take up with after he loses all his money and clothes?

3. How does Saladin honor Melchisedech?

4. On the road, how do Rabatta and Bondone dress?

5. How does Ser Ciappelletto get a priest to absolve him?

(see the answer key)

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