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1.Why is the narrator happy to see Fortunato?a.To invite him to share the Amontilladob.To put his plan for revenge into effectc.To attend the carnival togetherd.To invite him to visit the catacombs
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.
3.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. Vanityb. Humble naturec. Low self-esteemd. Expertise
4.The word that best describes the mood or vibe of “The Cask of Amontillado” is _______________.a. Hystericalb. Depressingc. Funnyd. Suspenseful
5.Montresor wants revenge because Fortunatoa. threatened him.c. accosted him.b. criticized 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 Amontilladoc.He wants to freak Fortunato outd.He wants Fortunato to be responsible for his own death by not turning back
7.The skeletons in the walls of the catacombs are the remains of a. Carnival participantsb. Montresor’s enemies c. Montresor’s ancestorsd. Montresor’s servants
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
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.
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.
b.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 dieb. He traps Fortunato alive behind a wallc. He stabs Fortunato several timesd. He scares Fortunato to death
12.Montresor seeks _____________ from Fortunato for his misdeeds.a. successionb. retributionc. terminationd. affliction
13.Which phrase is closest in meaning to the word impunity?a.Freedom from punishmentb.Anger resulting from injusticec.Lack of feard.Feelings of worthlessness
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