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. What is the Baronci family of Florence noted for?
(a) their ugliness.
(b) their charity.
(c) their beauty.
(d) their poverty.

2. How does Calandrino know that he no longer has magic powers?
(a) when his wife leaves him for a lover.
(b) when his wife can see him and scolds him for being late.
(c) when his wife breaks a mirror over his head.
(d) when his wife finds the stones and throws them out.

3. With whom does Tingoccio have an affair?
(a) Meuccio's daughter.
(b) the wife of his nearest neighbor.
(c) the woman who is the mother of Tingoccio's godson.
(d) Meuccio's wife.

4. Who is Alatiel's next lover after Constanzo?
(a) a general.
(b) a baron.
(c) a king.
(d) a merchant.

5. What retort does the wayward nun have for the abbess?
(a) that the abbess wears a table cloth on her head.
(b) that her lover is the brother of the abbess' lover.
(c) that the abbess just does not know what she has missed.
(d) that she is also guilty and wears a man's pants on her head.

Short Answer Questions

1. What happens when Ricciardo learns of Caterina's love for him?

2. What does Peronella do shortly after her marriage?

3. What is the occupation of the man Peronella marries?

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

5. What suddenly happens to Monna Giovanna's son?

(see the answer key)

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