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. What is Rabatta's profession?
(a) he is a master sculptor.
(b) he is a noted university teacher.
(c) he is an expert in jurisprudence.
(d) he is a cleric.

2. What does Alibech find surprising?
(a) that the Devil cannot enter her hell very often.
(b) that using her hell does not hurt her.
(c) that Rustico's Devil keeps coming back.
(d) that serving God is so pleasurable.

3. What does Abraham observe among the church leaders in Rome?
(a) great humility with vows of poverty and celibacy.
(b) strong examples of how to live a clean life.
(c) greed, lust, lechery, and many other things that a man of God should not be a part of.
(d) great piety and devotion to Jesus and the saints.

4. What does Giannotto di Civigni want to do?
(a) visit his friend, Abraham, in Jerusalem.
(b) become a Jew like his friend, Abraham.
(c) go into business with his friend, Abraham.
(d) convert his Jewish friend, Abraham, to Christianity.

5. Why does Rustico agree to allow Alibech to remain with him?
(a) he is eager to save her soul.
(b) he is blind and cannot see her beauty.
(c) he is lecherous and wants to seduce her.
(d) he is eager to test his willpower against her beauty.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who murders Pericone, Alatiel's first lover?

2. How does he explain the charcoal?

3. What does Saladin plan to do when he visits Melchisedech?

4. What does Monna Giovanna discover after dinner?

5. Who determines who will tell the stories on each successive night?

(see the answer key)

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