The Cask of Amontillado Test Answer Key

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The cask of amontillado test answers

1. Why is the narrator happy to see Fortunato?
a. To invite him to share the Amontillado
b. To put his plan for revenge into effect
c. To attend the carnival together
d. To invite him to visit the catacombs
b. To put his plan for revenge into effect
2. How are Montresor and Fortunato alike?
a. They share an interest in fine wine.
b. They have affection for each other.
c. They both respect Luchesi.
d. The both have a mean and vengeful nature.
a. They share an interest in fine wine.
When the narrator says to Fortunato, “I was silly enough to pay the full Amontillado price without consulting you in the matter,” he is appealing to Fortunato’s ________________.
a. Vanity c. Low self-esteem
b. Humble nature d. Expertise
a. Vanity
The word that best describes the mood or vibe of “The Cask of Amontillado” is _______________.
a. Hysterical c. Funny
b. Depressing d. Suspenseful
d. Suspenseful
Montresor wants revenge because Fortunato
a. threatened him. c. accosted him.
b. criticized him. d. insulted him
d. insulted him
6. Why does Montresor warn Fortunato about the mold and air in the vaults?
a. He wants to make sure that Fortunato doesn’t figure out his plan.
b. He wants to stop Fortunato from getting the Amontillado
c. He wants to freak Fortunato out
d. He wants Fortunato to be responsible for his own death by not turning back
a. He wants to make sure that Fortunato doesn’t figure out his plan.
7. The skeletons in the walls of the catacombs are the remains of
a. Carnival participants c. Montresor’s ancestors
b. Montresor’s enemies d. Montresor’s servants
c. Montresor’s ancestors
8. Which quote best shows Montresor’s true personality?
a. “A draft of this Medoc will defend us from the damps.”
b. “My dear Fortunato, you are luckily met. How remarkably well you are looking today.”
c. “I must not only punish but punish with impunity.”
d. “And yet some fools will have it that [Luchesi’s] taste is a match for your own.”
c. “I must not only punish but punish with impunity.”
9. In which of the following passages do descriptive details create an eerie, suspenseful mood or vibe?
a. The wine sparkled in his eyes…
b. The cold is merely nothing…
c. It was about dusk…
d. There was then a long and obstinate silence.
There was then a long and obstinate silence.
10. Which of the following excerpts adds most to the mood of the story?
a. It was about dusk, one evening during the supreme madness of the carnival season, that I encountered my friend.
b. We passed through a range of low arches, descended, passed on, and descended again, arrived in a deep crypt…
c. “It is this,” I answered, producing from beneath the folds of my roquelaure a trowel.
d. I broke and reached him a flagon of De Grave.
We passed through a range of low arches, descended, passed on, and descended again, arrived in a deep crypt…
11. How does Montresor exact his revenge?
a. He beats up Fortunato and leaves him to die
b. He traps Fortunato alive behind a wall
c. He stabs Fortunato several times
d. He scares Fortunato to death
b. He traps Fortunato alive behind a wall
Fortunato is the one who insists on going into the catacombs.
True or false?
True.
Fortunato is dressed as a jester.
True or false?
True.
Montresor is very drunk.
True or false?
False.
Fortunato is very rude and mean towards Montresor while they are in the catacombs.
True or false?
False.
Once in the catacombs, the two men drink more wine.
True or false?
True.
The family motto of Fortunato is ‘no one attacks me and gets away with it.’
True or false?
True.
In order to get Fortunato deeper into the catacombs, Montresor insists they hurry up.
True or false?
False.
Montresor kills Fortunato quickly, with his bare hands.
True or false?
False.
Montresor tells Fortunato why he is seeking revenge.
True or false?
False.

 

 

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