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. How does Monna Lisetta meet Brother Alberto?
(a) see meets him in the market.
(b) she hears him preach in church.
(c) she comes to Brother Alberto to confess her sins.
(d) she is introduced by her sister.

2. What do two men who know Brother Onion well suspect?
(a) that he is going to work a miracle.
(b) that he has run out of stories to tell.
(c) that he is trying to trick the villagers.
(d) that he does not really have a feather to show.

3. Where does the first holy man send Alibech?
(a) to a married holy man who will look on Alibech as a daughter.
(b) to a holy man who is supposedly more learned than the first.
(c) to a blind holy man who will not be tempted by her beauty.
(d) to a holy man who is paralyzed from the waist down.

4. When does Masetto return to his village of Lamporecchio?
(a) after the death of the abbess.
(b) after a new, younger gardener arrives.
(c) after he has finished landscaping the garden.
(d) after several of the nuns get pregnant.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Monna Giovanna determine to do?

2. What do the men leave in Brother Onion's room?

3. When does Peronella's lover come to visit her?

4. Who does Abraham observe on his trip?

5. What is Ricciardo's plan after Caterina makes her bed on the balcony?

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