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 do the villagers look forward to the arrival of the monk from St. Anthony's monastery?
(a) they know he brings gifts.
(b) they like to help the monks.
(c) they like to hear his stories.
(d) they have a feast when he comes.

2. Where does Pietro go to ply his trade?
(a) Naples.
(b) Florence.
(c) Rome.
(d) Tuscany.

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

4. Tiring of Monna Lisetta's vain confessions, what does Brother Alberto do?
(a) he reproaches her.
(b) he refuses her absolution.
(c) he plugs up his ears.
(d) he runs when he sees her coming.

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Who does Alibech eventually find?

3. What does Rustico tell Alibech to do?

4. Because Monna Lisetta is so beautiful, what does Brother Alberto desire to do?

5. Who does Alatiel eventually meet?

(see the answer key)

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