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. Why is Masetto interested in the gardening job?
(a) for the freedoms it allows.
(b) because he is so religious.
(c) because he is too ugly to work anywhere else.
(d) because he has been out of work for a long time.

2. What euphemism does the story teller use for "the thing you are ashamed to mention among men?"
(a) the flower.
(b) the branch.
(c) the nightingale.
(d) the bower.

3. What friendship does Monna Giovanna's son strike up in the country?
(a) with Giovanni.
(b) with Frederico.
(c) with Falco.
(d) with Fernando.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What do the women tell Alibech?

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

3. For what is Andreuccio di Pietro famous?

4. What does Abraham observe among the church leaders in Rome?

5. What does Monna Giovanna determine to do?

(see the answer key)

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