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 do the two men who know Brother Onion plan to do?
(a) exchange the white feather for a black one.
(b) slip into his room and steal the feather.
(c) glue the lid shut on the box containing the feather.
(d) exchange the feather for a turkey feather.

2. Who comes to the aid of the duke when war is proclaimed?
(a) Constanzo.
(b) Conception.
(c) Consuelo.
(d) Constantinople.

3. With whom does Caterina fall in love?
(a) Ricciardo Manardi da Brettinoro, a friend of Lizio di Valbona.
(b) Juan Carlos da Vinci, a cousin of Lizio di Valbona.
(c) Berto della Massa, a notorious liar.
(d) Ricciardo Manardi da Brettinoro, an enemy of Lizio di Valbona.

4. What do the nuns do because they think Masetto is deaf?
(a) peek at him in his bath.
(b) use sign language.
(c) teach him to write.
(d) poke fun at him.

5. What causes Brother Onion's servant to leave his post?
(a) a game of dice.
(b) a parade in the street.
(c) the smell of cooking meat.
(d) a pretty maid.

Short Answer Questions

1. After a night of making love, what happens to the couple?

2. Where does Alibech sleep?

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

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

5. Who are Calandrino, Bruno and Buffalmacco?

(see the answer key)

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