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 tragedy befalls Alatiel?
(a) she is betrothed to an ugly old king.
(b) she is shipwrecked off the island of Majorca.
(c) she is captured by pirates on the high seas.
(d) she is sold by her brothers for a great price.

2. How does Monna Lisetta respond to the idea that the Angel Gabriel wants her?
(a) she does not understand what Alberto is telling her.
(b) she thinks it is natural since she is so beautiful.
(c) she is shocked and tells Alberto to leave at once.
(d) she is willing to sacrifice for her soul.

3. Where does the monk take a woman?
(a) to her bedroom.
(b) to his cell.
(c) to a garden.
(d) to an inn.

4. What does Saladin plan to do when he visits Melchisedech?
(a) to fall on his knees and beg from Melchisedech.
(b) to put Melchisedech under arrest and take his fortune.
(c) to trick Melchisedech into giving him money.
(d) to offer his daughter in marriage to Melchisedech.

5. While Peronella's husband is inside cleaning the barrel, what is Peronella doing?
(a) trying to think where her lover will get the money.
(b) scolding her husband for leaving work.
(c) rushing her lover out of the house.
(d) bending over the barrel to supervise.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Frederigo waste his fortune?

2. Eventually what happens to Rustico?

3. When Abraham returns, what does he want to do that surprises Giannotto?

4. When Rabatta and Bondone meet on the road to Florence, what happens to cause them to seek shelter?

5. What story does Alberto tell Monna Lisetta?

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