The Decameron Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 7 - 8.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What results after Monna Lisetta believes Alberto's story and agrees to comply?
(a) Monna Lisetta only complies when wearing a blindfold.
(b) they carry on an affair for quite some time.
(c) Alberto has to find a suitable place.
(d) Alberto gets cold feet and calls it off.

2. What happens to Pietro when he stays the night at the woman's house?
(a) he ends up naked on the street and locked out of the house.
(b) he is arrested by the Naples police for soliciting.
(c) he becomes ill from poison in his food.
(d) he is tied up, robbed, and dumped into a canal.

3. Who takes the place of the prince and seeks revenge on the duke?
(a) the prince's sister.
(b) the prince's father.
(c) the prince's son.
(d) the prince's brother.

4. What horrible thing does Tancredi do to his daughter?
(a) he makes her witness the beheading of Guiscardo.
(b) he chops up Guiscardo's heart and has it prepared for her.
(c) he takes away all her clothes so she cannot go outside.
(d) he lockes her in her room until he dies.

5. Who is Alatiel?
(a) the wife of the sultan of Babylon.
(b) the princess betrothed to the sultan of Babylon.
(c) the favorite concubine of the sultan of Babylon.
(d) the daughter of the sultan of Babylon.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Ghismunda not marry at a time when other girls her age have taken husbands?

2. Why does the first holy man send Alibech away?

3. Why does Musciatto Franzesi choose Ser Ciappelletto to handle debts and trade?

4. How does Ricciardo avoid being killed for his transgression?

5. Where does the monk take a woman?

(see the answer key)

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