The Devil and Tom Walker
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  • Question 1
    180 seconds
    Q. Who wrote the short story "The Devil and Tom Walker?"
    answer choices
    Edgar Allan Poe
    Washington Irving
    Charlotte Bronte
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. Why are Tom and his wife so unhappy?
    answer choices
    They are greedy and argue about money
    They are greedy and have no children
    They work too much and are tired
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. What does Tom do once he starts getting older? Why?
    answer choices
    He goes to church because he wants to get away from the devil
    He goes to church because really feels bad for doing such bad things
    He buys a new house because he wants the devil to come live with him
    He buys a new house because he wants to get away from the devil
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. In the story, Tom and his wife are described as "miserly". What does this most likely mean?
    answer choices
    Intelligent
    Lovely
    Greedy
    Poor
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. What does this quote about Tom and his wife mean?
    "...his face sometimes showed signs that their conflicts were not confined to words."
    answer choices
    That Tom likes to fight with his wife
    That Tom looks sad when he and his wife fight
    That Tom's face is physically abused by his wife
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. What happens at the end of the story?
    answer choices
    Tom escapes the devil and goes to live in the woods
    Tom is taken away by the devil
    Tom finds his wife and they live happily ever after
    Tom loses all his money and becomes homeless
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. What is MOOD in literature?
    answer choices
    How a person is feeling about life
    The feeling or vibe a reader gets from reading certain words
    The author's voice
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the Legend of Faust in the beginning of the story?
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    That the woods are haunted by Kidd the Pirate because he is searching for his treasure
    That Kidd the Pirate lives in the woods and holds the devil hostage
    That Kidd the Pirate left buried treasure in the woods and the devil now guards it
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. What is IMAGERY?
    answer choices
    Words that create an image by appealing to sight, sound, taste, or smell.
    Words that make you believe in something
    The author's tone
    The author's purpose
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. What type of animal is with the devil at the end of the story?
    answer choices
    A black horse
    A black cat
    A raven
    A crow
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. What does Tom find in the woods when he goes to look for his wife?
    answer choices
    A skull with a tomahawk in it
    His wife's apron with a heart and liver inside
    The devil
    The devil's hair in his wife's apron
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. What type of burial ground is the treasure located at? 
    answer choices
    An Indian burial ground
    A pet burial ground
    A family burial ground
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. What is Tom concerned about when he realizes his wife is missing?
    answer choices
    His wife's well-being
    His wife being lost
    The expensive property his wife took with her
    The money his wife took with her
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. Why does the devil start "developing a kindness" (liking) Tom when he meets him in the woods?
    answer choices
    The devil feels sorry for Tom because of his home life
    The devil thinks that Tom is as awful and greedy as he is
    Tom makes the devil change his heart to be good
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. When Tom and the devil make their deal in the woods, what condition does Tom NOT know about?
    answer choices
    That the devil gets to live with Tom forever
    That Tom has to give the devil his horse
    That the devil gets to take Tom's soul
    That the devil gets to take Tom's heart and liver
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. What MOOD word best describes this quote from the story? 
    "...there were also dark and stagnant pools, the abodes of the tadpole, the bullfrog, and the water snake, and where trunks of pines and hemlocks lay half drowned, half rotting, looking like alligators, sleeping in the mire..."
    answer choices
    Adventurous
    Frightening
    Hopeful
    Angry
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