The Decameron Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 6.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What does Caterina say she wants to hear at night?
(a) the troubadors.
(b) the crickets.
(c) the breeze in the trees.
(d) the nightingale.

3. What does Frederico, now a poor man, determine to do when Monna Giovanna comes calling?
(a) declare his love for her.
(b) order her off his property.
(c) hide from her.
(d) cook the falcon to serve her for dinner.

4. What is the premise of the novel that results in rounds of story telling?
(a) 7 women and 7 men go on holiday together.
(b) 7 women and 3 children are banished from Florence society.
(c) 7 young women and 3 men leave Florence to escape the plague.
(d) 7 men and 3 young women leave Rome to escape the plague.

5. What reason does Caterina give for wanting to change her sleeping arrangements?
(a) she says she is all grown up now.
(b) she says it is too hot in her bed and she cannot sleep.
(c) she says the fresh night air is good for her.
(d) she says she likes to sleep under the stars.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Alibech find surprising?

2. What happens when Brother Onion reaches into the box supposedly containing Gabriel's feather?

3. Who takes the place of the prince and seeks revenge on the duke?

4. Why does the abbot never punish the monk?

5. Eventually what happens to Rustico?

(see the answer key)

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