The Metamorphosis Chapter 3
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. When Paula fell off her bike, Rosie was _______ and did not offer to help her or ask if she was okay.
    answer choices
    upset
    curious
    young
    apathetic
  • Question 2
    180 seconds
    Q.

    How does relationship between the Samsa family and Gregor Samsa’s boss contribute to the plot of the story?

    answer choices

    They are on good terms; Gregor does not wish to disappoint his family and their friend, so he dedicates himself wholly to the work.

    The Samsa family owes money to Gregor’s boss, and thus Gregor works constantly to pay off this debt.

    The Samsa family owe serious debt to the bank so they push Gregor’s boss to give him more responsibilities and that he may earn more.

    They are on poor terms; Gregor has not been earning enough for his boss, so he works overtime in the hopes of saving his job.

  • Question 3
    180 seconds
    Q.

    Gregory dislikes his job and his boss, but he cannot change jobs because

    answer choices

    he does not have enough job experience

    there are no other jobs available

    he is saving money so he can get married

    his parents owe a lot of money to his boss

  • Question 4
    180 seconds
    Q.

    Readers learn that it will take "another five or six years" for Gregor to pay off his parents' debt and that "in fifteen years of service, Gregor had never once yet been ill". What can you infer about his character based on these quotations?

    answer choices

    He is responsible and reliable

    He is slow and likes work

    He is careless and healthy

    He is dutiful and sickly

  • Question 5
    180 seconds
    Q.

    What is the most important reason for Gregor to hold onto his job as a traveling salesman?

    answer choices

    He enjoys his job and is like and respected at work.

    He wants to prove that he can become a human again.

    He believes that he is only imagining that he is an insect.

    He feels responsible for the financial support of his family.

  • Question 6
    180 seconds
    Q.

    In "The Metamorphosis," how does Gregor first react when he discovers that he is an insect?

    answer choices

    He is shocked and calls out for help.

    He refuses to leave his room or talk to any one.

    He is determined to continue with his day and go to work.

    He is relieved that he will no longer have to go to work.

  • Question 7
    180 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following best describe the narrator’s point of view in the story?

    answer choices

    First-person: the story is told from Gregor’s perspective.

    Second-person: the story is told as if the reader had themselves turned into a "monstrous vermin"

    Third-person omniscient: the narration remains focused on Gregor’s perspective, however it occasionally branches out to other perspectives (i.e. the Samsas, following Gregor’s death).

  • Question 8
    180 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following best describes a central idea of the text so far?

    answer choices

    Living like an insect can make you feel like one.

    The daily grind in earning a living can eliminate one’s humanity.

    We are as we perceive ourselves to be.

    Allowing others to take advantage of one’s generosity can lead to tragedy.

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. Who wrote The Metamorphosis?
    answer choices
    R.L. Stein
    Ernest Hemingway
    Franz Kafka
    Gregor Samsa
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. The book immediately begins with Gregor turning into what?
    answer choices
    A giant bug
    A hairy spider
    A zombie
    A Dog
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. How did Gregor cause his mouth to bleed?
    answer choices
    By falling off the bed
    By getting hit with an apple
    By eating
    By biting opening the door
  • Question 12
    120 seconds
    Q. What worries Gregor the most about his transformation?
    answer choices
    His appearance will frighten his family
    He has trouble moving his legs
    It will change his life forever
    It will cause him to be late for work
  • Question 13
    120 seconds
    Q. The chief clerk from Gregor's office comes to the house
    answer choices
    to help Gregor's parents open the bedroom door
    to give Gregor a ride to work, since he missed the train
    to threaten Gregor with firing for missing work
    he wants a chance to see Grete, Gregor's sister
  • Question 14
    120 seconds
    Q. Based on how Gregor's parents and the chief clerk react when they see Gregor, readers can infer that
    answer choices
    Gregor has been dreaming the whole time
    Gregor actually has changed into an insect
    everyone is relieved that Gregor is not ill
    they are angry with Gregor for wasting their time
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. Kafka draws attention to how people change under pressure. Which theme is this?
    answer choices
    Working Class Society
    Love
    Transformation
    Family Relationshipos
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. What does Gregor Samsa do for a living?
    answer choices
    He's a realtor
    He works in a factory
    He's a traveling salesmen
    He's a teacher
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. What does the picture on Gregor’s wall depict?
    answer choices
    Grete with her violin
    A happy family portrait
    A large, grotesque beetle
    A lady in furs
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. What does the word, metamorphosis, mean?
    answer choices
    A transformation
    Identity
    Monstrous Vermin
    Split personality
  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q. In the family living room, there is a photograph of Gregor in what circumstances?
    answer choices
    playing with his dog as a child
    wearing his military uniform
    a family portrait
    winning a soccer game
  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q. How does Kafka create the atmosphere of a nightmare in "The Metamporphosis"?
    answer choices
    The author shows Gregor's panic at realizing that he is now an insect.
    The author makes Gregor's efforts to go to work as an insect seem funny.
    The author has Gregor remain human in feelings even though his body is now that of an insect.
    The author makes Gregor seem stupid for not understanding that he I no longer a person.
  • Question 21
    30 seconds
    Q. Gregor is unable to communicate with his family and the clerk because
    answer choices

    they can't hear him through the door


    his voice in no longer

     human

    he is speaking German but they only understand Czech
    they are shouting so loudly that they block out his words
  • Question 22
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What lures Gregor out into the Parlor before he is spotted by the new person(s) living in the apartment?

    answer choices

    the sound of a violin

    the smell of food

    the sound of the doorbell

    the smell of something burning

  • Question 23
    180 seconds
    Q.

    How does Gregor die?

    answer choices

    Gregor's father re-injures Gregor and leaves him to bleed out.

    The cleaning lady poisons Gregor's food.

    The family moves out of the apartment and leaves Gregor behind, unable to care for himself.

    He simply dies, tired, sad, and having been locked in his room by his sister.

  • Question 24
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Gregor becomes upset with his family because:

    answer choices

    They won't let him outside of the apartment

    They are not feeding him well or making sure his room is clean

    they fired the maid, the only woman who showed him affection

    They decide to move into another apartment

  • Question 25
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Who does Gregor act like he might attack?

    answer choices

    His father.

    His mother.

    His sister.

    The old housekeeper.

  • Question 26
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What does Gregor's family do to make extra money?

    answer choices

    They open a small shop out of their apartment

    They start breeding parakeets

    They take in three lodgers

    Grete and her mother sell their hair

  • Question 27
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Who finds Gregor's body?

    answer choices

    His mother

    His father

    Grete

    The maid

  • Question 28
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Who firsts suggests the idea of "getting rid" of Gregor?

    answer choices

    the mother

    the sister

    the father

    the housekeeper

  • Question 29
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What were Gregor's last thoughts before his death?

    answer choices

    Thoughts of anger at his family for forsaking him

    Thoughts of disbelief that he could possibly have been turned into a but

    Thoughts of tenderness and love toward his family

    Thoughts of anger at the boarders for taking his place

  • Question 30
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Ironically, what did the Samsa family do on the day of Gregor's death?

    answer choices

    They threw out all of the rotten food that Gregor could've eaten.

    They wrote letter to their employers, explaining that they were taking the day off

    They talked about what a lovely son and brother Gregor had been

    They moved the boarders into Gregor's old room

  • Question 31
    120 seconds
    Q.

    How does the housekeeper treat Gregor?

    answer choices

    She refuses to look at him or go into his room

    She beats him with a broom

    She speaks to him and looks at him

    She feels sorry for him and blames the Samsa family for his plight

  • Question 32
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What is Gregor's biggest reminder of his humanity in chapter 3?

    answer choices

    his hatred of the boarders

    his desire to eat fresh food

    his reaction to his father's treatment of him

    his reaction to his sister's music

  • Question 33
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is causing Gregor’s deteriorating health?

    answer choices

    His diet of rotten food.

    He isn't eating enough.

    The apple stuck in his back.

    He is an alcoholic.

  • Question 34
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is NOT one of the sacrifices that the family makes in order to survive?

    answer choices

    They've all taken jobs.

    They sold their family's jewels.

    They had to borrow a lot more money from their neighbor.

    They are renting out part of the house.

  • Question 35
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Because the family feels bad for Gregor, what privilege do they now allow him each night during dinner?

    answer choices

    He gets to eat with the family.

    He gets to help cook the meals.

    He gets to sit on the wall and watch them.

    He gets to eat his meal at the table before everyone else comes out.

  • Question 36
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which character never shows any fear of Gregor?

    answer choices

    His sister

    His mother

    His father

    The new cleaning lady

  • Question 37
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What does the family begin storing in Gregor’s room during Part 3?

    answer choices

    Excess furniture and cleaning supplies

    Food

    Old files and papers

    Books

  • Question 38
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What draws Gregor out of his room in front of his whole family and the three men at dinner?

    answer choices

    Music his sister is playing

    The smell of the food

    His sister is being insulted and he wants to defend her

    Everyone is laughing and having a good time and he is lonely

  • Question 39
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What do the three men do when they see Gregor out of his room?

    answer choices

    Beat him

    Shout and threaten to leave

    Ask him a lot of questions about how he became a giant insect

    Try to kidnap him

  • Question 40
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What does Grete suggest the family do toward the end of the reading?

    answer choices

    Try to see things from Gregor's point of view

    Get rid of Gregor

    Feed Gregor a proper meal

    Seek out a priest who can lift the curse and turn Gregor back to a man

  • Question 41
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Who discovers Gregor’s body?

    answer choices

    His mother

    His father

    The cleaning lady

    Grete

  • Question 42
    30 seconds
    Q.

    At the very end of the reading, what future prospect is discussed, concerning Grete, now that she has “blossomed”?

    answer choices

    Marriage

    Music school

    Getting her first car

    Law school

  • Question 43
    60 seconds
    Q. What is the effect of Gregor's apple wounds?
    answer choices
    Grete becomes even more caring and concerned about Gregor's well-being.
    His wounds become infected and hinder his ability to move.
    Gregor's father becomes regretful about hurting his only son.
    A doctor is finally called to the apartment to treat Gregor.
  • Question 44
    60 seconds
    Q. What is revealed about the Samsa family's financial and/or employment situation?
    answer choices
    Gregor's father has spent all of the family's money.
    Grete has earned her own scholarship to the music conservatory, which pleases Gregor. 
    Gregor's father, mother, and sister have all returned to work to support the family.
    The Samsa family has agreed to send Gregor back to work in his condition.
  • Question 45
    60 seconds
    Q. Out of pity, what does the Samsa family change about the way it interacts with Gregor?
    answer choices
    The family rotates who visits Gregor in his room daily.
    Grete and her mother move back all of the furniture they previously removed from his room.
    The family leaves open Gregor's doorway so that he can see/hear them as they spend time together.
    The family allows Gregor to dine with them at dinner.
  • Question 46
    60 seconds
    Q. What is Grete's attitude toward the cleaning of Gregor's room? 
    answer choices
    She refuses to clean the room given Gregor's new injury.
    She wants to be the only person to clean Gregor's room, yet does a poor job.
    She encourages the entire family to help clean Gregor's room.
    She works hand-in-hand with the cleaning woman to help make Gregor's room spotless.
  • Question 47
    60 seconds
    Q. What is the best description of the three new men who move into the Samsa household?
    answer choices
    They are helpful, both financially and with cleaning around the house.
    They are detached and demanding about the food and cleanliness of the apartment.
    They are sexually inappropriate with Mrs. Samsa and Grete.
    They become business associates with Mr. Samsa.
  • Question 48
    60 seconds
    Q. During what event do the lodgers threaten to move out of the apartment?
    answer choices
    During dinner, after Mrs. Samsa cooks a bad meal
    After Grete refuses to marry the leader of the three men
    During Grete's violin performance, when Gregor reveals himself to the group
    They leave in the middle of the night, without paying rent
  • Question 49
    60 seconds
    Q. Prior to being discovered by the three men, what does Gregor dream about will happen between him and his family?
    answer choices
    That everyone turns into a bug so that they can all be together
    That he returns to human form to rejoin his family as normal
    That he can spend all of his time with his sister as she plays the violin
    That he can return to work to support his family again
  • Question 50
    60 seconds
    Q. Which member of the Samsa apartment first verbally introduces the idea of killing Gregor?
    answer choices
    Grete
    Mr. Samsa, Gregor's father
    The three men or new lodgers
    Cleaning woman
  • Question 51
    60 seconds
    Q. How does Gregor die?
    answer choices
    Gregor's father re-injures Gregor and leaves him to bleed out.
    The cleaning lady poisons Gregor's food.
    One of the three men squashes him out of surprise.
    He simply dies, tired, sad, and having been locked in his room for good by his sister.
  • Question 52
    60 seconds
    Q. After Gregor dies, what does the Samsa family do?
    answer choices
    They mourn Gregor and hold a funeral for him.
    They board a train, are content, and discuss happier plans for the future.
    They throw a party in celebration of his death.
    They are arrested, having been discovered for killing their son.
  • Question 53
    60 seconds
    Q. Who comes to live in the apartment in this chapter?
    answer choices
    Gregor's boss at work who wants to investigate why Gregor is not at work
    Gregor's brother-in-law who is unemployed and needs a place to stay
    Gregor's grandmother who is worried about Gregor
    three boarders who are obsessed with cleanliness
  • Question 54
    60 seconds
    Q. What lures Gregor out into the Parlor before he is spotted by the new person(s) living in the apartment?
    answer choices
    the sound of a violin
    the smell of food
    the sound of the doorbell
    the smell of something burning
  • Question 55
    60 seconds
    Q. What happens to Gregor at the end of the book?
    answer choices
    he dies
    he wakes up as a human again
    his family sells him to a scientists for experiments
    he is sold to a zoo
  • Question 56
    60 seconds
    Q. True or False: The cleaning lady was always horrible to Gregor. 
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 57
    60 seconds
    Q. True or False: Gregor's family feels pity for him so they leave his door open at night so that he can watch them in the living room. 
    answer choices
    True
    False
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