Tell-Tale Heart
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  • Question 1
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    Q. How does the narrator feel at the opening of the story?
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    Hungry
    Nervous
    Tired
    Constipated
  • Question 2
    60 seconds
    Q. Which of the narrator's senses was acute in the beginning of the story?
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    Hearing
    Sight
    Smell
    Taste
  • Question 3
    60 seconds
    Q.  Why did the narrator kill the old man?
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    Because the old man wronged him
    For his gold
    Because of his pale blue eye
    Because someone hired him to
  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q. What did the narrator try to convince you that he was NOT?
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    Stupid
    Evil
    Smart
    Mad
  • Question 5
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    Q. How does the narrator describe the groan the old man makes?
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    One of mortal terror
    One of grief
    One of pain
    One of joy
  • Question 6
    60 seconds
    Q. How does the narrator feel when he opens the lantern and sees the old man's open eye?
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    Afraid
    Calm
    Furious
    Silly
  • Question 7
    60 seconds
    Q. How does the narrator kill the old man?
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    With a pillow
    By smothering him with the heavy mattress
    By shooting him
    By strangling him with his hands
  • Question 8
    60 seconds
    Q. Where does the narrator put the old man's body parts after he kills him?
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    In the garden
    In the closet
    Under the florboards
    In a properly marked grave
  • Question 9
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    Q. When the police knock on the door, the narrator opens the door with a light heart.  Why?
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    He is having a great hair day
    He just won the lottery
    He just woke up from a great nap
    He thinks he has cleaned up all of the evidence of the murder
  • Question 10
    60 seconds
    Q. How do the police find out who killed the old man?
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    A thorough police investigation
    Interrogating multiple suspects
    The narrator shrieks "I admit the deed!"
    The police find the body after searching the house
  • Question 11
    60 seconds
    Q. What is the primary theme of "The Tell-Tale Heart"?
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    From love comes sacrifice 
    With guilt comes madness, therefore one should be careful when considering crimes like murder.
    With murder comes joy.
    With creepy neighbors comes murder.
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