The Decameron Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 9 - 10.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What does Alibech find surprising?
(a) that Rustico's Devil keeps coming back.
(b) that using her hell does not hurt her.
(c) that the Devil cannot enter her hell very often.
(d) that serving God is so pleasurable.

3. Where do Constanza and Alatiel go after they leave Athens?
(a) Babylon.
(b) France.
(c) Alexandria.
(d) Turkey.

4. What does Monna Giovanna's son want to possess?
(a) Frederico's daughter.
(b) Frederico's farm.
(c) Frederico's falcon.
(d) Frederico's horse.

5. What is the avocation of Gualtieri, the son of a wealthy marquis in Saluzzo?
(a) he drinks every day in the tavern.
(b) he paints pictures of unclothed young girls.
(c) he spends his days hunting and hawking.
(d) he chases all the pretty girls in the village.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Peronella's lover do while she supervises her husband?

2. Why do the nuns keep Masetto in the convent for many years?

3. What does the abbess intend to do when she confronts the wayward nun?

4. What results from Ser Ciappelletto's confession?

5. Why does Constanzo leave the battle and return to the duke's house?

(see the answer key)

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