Tell Tale Heart
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  • Question 1
    900 seconds
    Q. Which detail should be included in a summary of the story?
    answer choices
    The narrator murders the old man.
    The Old Man was snoring when the narrator crept in to his room.
    The officers chatted about familiar things.
    The narrator is male.
  • Question 2
    900 seconds
    Q. Which line foreshadows the Old Man's fate?
    answer choices
    The narrator says the eye is pale blue with a film over it.
    The narrator claims not to have touched the Old Man's gold.
    The narrator says that the Old Man comforting himself was, "All in vain."
    The narrator says that he can hear the Old Man's heart.
  • Question 3
    900 seconds
    Q. Which of the following best describes the narrator?
    answer choices
    He is an old man with a sickly eye.
    He is a kind man who keeps ravens as pets.
    A madman obsessed with another man's sickly eye
    He is a lonely man without any friends.
  • Question 4
    900 seconds
    Q. Why is it important that the officers stay so long in the house?
    answer choices
    to show how friendly they are.
    to characterize the them as bad at their jobs.
    to provide enough time for the Old Man's body to decompose.
    to provide enough time for the narrator to become upset and confess.
  • Question 5
    900 seconds
    Q. How does the narrator kill the Old Man?
    answer choices
    He smothers him.
    He stabs him.
    He shoots him.
    He drowns him.
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. What causes the neighbor to alert the police?
    answer choices
    The neighbor heard a loud "thump."
    The neighbor heard a dog barking.
    The neighbor heard a shriek in the night.
    The Old Man had been missing for a week.
  • Question 7
    900 seconds
    Q. What does the narrator really hear at the end of the story?
    answer choices
    A watch ticking
    His own heartbeat
    The old man's heartbeat
    The police laughing at him.
  • Question 8
    900 seconds
    Q. What is the mood of a story?
    answer choices
    It is the way in which an author says something.
    It is the atmosphere or feeling of the story.
    It is the emotional state of the main character.
    It is the emotional state of the author.
  • Question 9
    900 seconds
    Q. Which of the following DOES NOT create mood in a story?
    answer choices
    word choice
    character choice
  • Question 10
    900 seconds
    Q. What type of irony is heavily used in this story?
    answer choices
    situational irony
    dramatic irony
    verbal irony
    no irony was used
  • Question 11
    60 seconds
    Q. Extra Credit:  Edgar Allan Poe is the author of all of the following EXCEPT...
    answer choices
    The Raven
    The Black Cat
    The Fall of the House of Usher
    The Monkey's Paw
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