The Decameron Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 4.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does a monk see that ignites his temptation?
(a) a beautiful woman.
(b) a large cathedral.
(c) a perfect diamond.
(d) a bag of gold.

2. Why does Constanzo leave the battle and return to the duke's house?
(a) he changes his mind about fighting.
(b) he has fallen in love with Alatiel.
(c) he becomes deathly ill.
(d) he comes to protect the women and children.

3. Who is Alatiel?
(a) the princess betrothed to the sultan of Babylon.
(b) the wife of the sultan of Babylon.
(c) the daughter of the sultan of Babylon.
(d) the favorite concubine of the sultan of Babylon.

4. How many men actually had Alatiel before she was married?
(a) seventeen.
(b) five.
(c) nine.
(d) twenty.

5. When Abraham returns, what does he want to do that surprises Giannotto?
(a) he wants to convert to Christianity.
(b) he wants to become a monk.
(c) he wants to reaffirm his Jewish faith.
(d) he wants to confront a rabbi.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why is Masetto sleeping in the garden when the abbess finds him and begins to lust after him?

2. What results from Ser Ciappelletto's confession?

3. What do the women tell Alibech?

4. What happens to Pietro when he stays the night at the woman's house?

5. How does Monna Lisetta meet Brother Alberto?

(see the answer key)

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