The Cask Of Amontillada

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The Cask Of Amontillado Quizzes & Trivia

Answer the questions from The Cask of Amontillada.


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  • 1. 
    Who is the narrator of The  Cask of Amontillada.
    • A. 

      Fortunato

    • B. 

      Montresor

    • C. 

      Roderick

  • 2. 
    Why does the narrator murder Fortunato?
    • A. 

      For insulting him by walling him up alive behind bricks in the cellar.

    • B. 

      For insulting him by walling him up alive behind bricks in the attic.

    • C. 

      For insulting him by walling him up alive behind bricks in the closet.

    • D. 

      For insulting him by walling him up alive behind bricks in the laundry room.

  • 3. 
    What did Montresor murder?
    • A. 

      Wine expert Poe

    • B. 

      Wine expert Fortunato

    • C. 

      Wine expert Roderick

  • 4. 
    What was Fortunato dressed as?
    • A. 

      Soldier

    • B. 

      Pirate

    • C. 

      Singer

    • D. 

      Court jester

  • 5. 
    Fortunato’s dress is ironically symbolic of a ______________and suggests that salvation is what Montresor seeks. 
    • A. 

      Sacrificial victim

    • B. 

      Friend

    • C. 

      Love one

    • D. 

      Stranger

  • 6. 
    Montresor dresses unlike the festive carnival season and more like a __________. 
    • A. 

      Prince.

    • B. 

      King.

    • C. 

      priest.

    • D. 

      Soldier

  • 7. 
    Montresor’s black roquelaire symbolizes a priest’s ___________ worn during a funeral mass. 
    • A. 

      Black coat

    • B. 

      Black cope

    • C. 

      Black shoes

    • D. 

      Black shirt

  • 8. 
    Montresor’s dress reveals that he intends to _______Fortunato.
    • A. 

      Fight

    • B. 

      Dance

    • C. 

      Eat

    • D. 

      Bury

  • 9. 
    Ironically, as a symbolic priest, Montresor buries Fortunato _______ “without a chance for confession
    • A. 

      Shot

    • B. 

      Dead

    • C. 

      Alive

    • D. 

      Naked

  • 10. 
    Where is the setting?
    • A. 

      carnival

    • B. 

      Park

    • C. 

      School

    • D. 

      Church

  • 11. 
    Montresor ironically lures a ____________, a mirror image of Montresor’s evil side, with Fortunato’s sense of pride to his own burial. 
    • A. 

      Sober Fortunato

    • B. 

      Drunken Fortunato

    • C. 

      Full Fortunato

    • D. 

      Skinny Fortunato

  • 12. 
    The ___________ are an ironic symbol of Montresor’s mind. 
    • A. 

      River

    • B. 

      Caves

    • C. 

      Catacombs

    • D. 

      Lake

  • 13. 
    How many injuries has the narrator 'permitted' from Fortunato?
    • A. 

      1000

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      200

    • D. 

      10,000

  • 14. 
    Poe always liked to do things "at length". The same is true with the narrator in this story. He knows of Fortunato's weakness and uses it to his advantage. What is this weakness?
    • A. 

      Love

    • B. 

      Food

    • C. 

      His own ego

    • D. 

      Singing

  • 15. 
    When the narrator first saw Fortunato at the carnival, what was his condition?
    • A. 

      Sleeping

    • B. 

      Fat

    • C. 

      drunk

    • D. 

      Dead

  • 16. 
    As soon as the narrator sees Fortunato, he tells him that he has received "a pipe for what passes for Amontillado, and I have my doubts". Who does the narrator suggest that he is going to see to find out if the wine is genuine?
    • A. 

      Fortunato

    • B. 

      Luchesi.

    • C. 

      Sherry

    • D. 

      Amontillado

  • 17. 
    The narrator's vaults were very damp due to the fact that they were encrusted with what?
    • A. 

      Dirt

    • B. 

      Clay

    • C. 

      Nitre

    • D. 

      Slime

  • 18. 
    What is the motto of the Montresor family?
    • A. 

      Nemo me impune lacessit literally means "No one provokes me with impunity".

    • B. 

      Hem no pume literally means "No one provokes me with impunity".

    • C. 

      Jek te pluk literally means "No one provokes me with impunity".

  • 19. 
    Montresor's vault was lined with human remains.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    As the two men were walking down into the vault, Montresor stated that the cask was in a cave at the end of the vault. Fortunato, we are aware, is still completely drunk. What does Montresor do to keep Fortunato in the cave of the vault?
    • A. 

      Cut him in half

    • B. 

      Chains him to the wall.

    • C. 

      Tied him to dead people

  • 21. 
    How many tiers (or rows) of stone did Montresor have to lay in order to wall Fortunato up in the cave?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      11

  • 22. 
    How long has it been that no one has disturbed Fortunato's bones?
    • A. 

      Half a century

    • B. 

      Century

    • C. 

      Year

    • D. 

      Decade

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