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 transgression of the abbess who is told in the middle of the night about a nun who has been caught with her lover?
(a) the abbess is a vicious gossip.
(b) the abbess also has a lover.
(c) the abbess worships the Devil.
(d) the abbess takes opium.

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

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

4. What is Peronella's occupation?
(a) a spinner of wool.
(b) a stone mason.
(c) an innkeeper.
(d) a seamstress.

5. As they travel along, what do Rabatta and Bondone begin to do?
(a) play a guessing game.
(b) insult each other about their looks.
(c) sing songs to keep up their courage.
(d) discuss their respective businesses.

Short Answer Questions

1. What do two men who know Brother Onion well suspect?

2. What does the foolish girl, Alibech, want to do?

3. What is Monna Lisetta's character like?

4. How does Monna Lisetta respond to the idea that the Angel Gabriel wants her?

5. Why does the abbot never punish the monk?

(see the answer key)

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