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. How does Tancredi discover his daughter's affair with Guiscardo?
(a) he has her followed by a policeman.
(b) he opens her door to see if she is in the house.
(c) he falls asleep in her room and wakes up to find them together.
(d) he hears gossip on the streets and confronts her.

2. Why is Masetto sleeping in the garden when the abbess finds him and begins to lust after him?
(a) he has been working too hard in the orchard.
(b) he has been servicing eight nuns and is tired.
(c) he is lazy and is taking rest in the orchard.
(d) he has been drinking the nun's wine.

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

4. Who discovers the two lovers the next morning in their compromising situation?
(a) the butler.
(b) Messer Lizio di Valbona.
(c) Caterina's brother.
(d) Caterina's mother.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Alibech sleep?

2. What happens when Ricciardo learns of Caterina's love for him?

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

4. What is Rabatta's profession?

5. After Ghismunda chooses Guiscardo as her lover, what complicates their relationship?

(see the answer key)

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