The Black Cat
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  • Question 1
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    Q. What did the narrator tell the reader before he began the story?
    answer choices
    a.  he wanted to caution the reader about falling into the same trap he fell in.
    b.  he had no memory of what happened.
    c.  he would die tomorrow and he wanted to unburden his soul.
    d.  he was unjustly accused of a crime he did not commit.
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. 2.  The narrator blames his change in mood and behavior on
    answer choices
    a.   a brain tumor
    b.   alcohol
    c.  a curse put on him
    d.  his wife divorcing him
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. 3.  What  did the narrator hang in the garden?
    answer choices
    a.  the cat
    b.  a rabbit
    c.  a dog
    d.  the narrator's wife
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. 4.  What happened to the narrator's first house?
    answer choices
    a.  it was foreclosed on, and he was evicted.
    b.  it was burglarized
    c.  it was destroyed by a flood
    d.  it burned down, except one wall.
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. 5.  The story alludes to the superstition that cats are really
    answer choices
    a.  witches in disguise
    b.  our dead ancestors
    c.  the ghost of murdered people
    d.  not good pets to have
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. 6.   What is ironic about the two cats?
    answer choices
    a.  they both scratch the narrator
    b.  they both have only one eye 
    c.  they are both killed by the narrator
    d.  they both have a white patch on their chest
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. 7.  The first cat was named after which of the following?
    answer choices
    a.  a type of diseases that cats get
    b.  the greek god of the underworld
    c.  the roman god of the underworld
    d.  the name of the narrator's  girlfriend
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. 8.  The definition of the word  gallows means
    answer choices
    a.  an informal term for a young man
    b.   a ghostly appearing figure
    c.  an instrument of execution, used to hang a condemned person ; a wooden frame
    d.  a figment of one's imagination
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. 9.  Who or what did the narrator kill with an axe?
    answer choices
    a.  the cat
    b.  the narrator's wife
    c.  the rabbit
    d.  the dog
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. 10.  Where did the police find the narrator's second cat?
    answer choices
    a.  down a storm drain
    b.  hanging from a tree, like the first cat
    c.  inside the wall with the body of the narrator's wife
    d.  on the roof of the house
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