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. Why does Abraham conclude that the Christian religion is strong and will last?
(a) it has very beautiful churches.
(b) it accomodates Jews.
(c) it leads the way in educating the people.
(d) it survives the excesses of the clergy.

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

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

4. 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 have a feast when he comes.
(c) they like to help the monks.
(d) they like to hear his stories.

5. What does Nuto suggest Masetto do to get the job?
(a) pretend he is a deaf mute.
(b) let the abbess see him without his shirt.
(c) dress in fine clothes to apply for the job.
(d) wear a bandana over his face.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is the somewhat spoiled Caterina?

2. What does the foolish Alibech think she is doing when she allows the monk to have his way with her?

3. What does Ghismunda do with Guiscardo's heart?

4. Why does Nuto leave the convent where he was the gardener?

5. After her son dies, what does Monna Giovanna decide to do?

(see the answer key)

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