The Cask Of Amontillado Book By Edgar Allan Poe Quiz

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The Cask Of Amontillado Quizzes & Trivia

The Cask of amontillado by Edgar Allan shows us the story of Montesor on his journey for revenge after being insensitively insulted by Fortunato. The way he chooses to deal with the insult is very alarming. Take up the quiz below and see if you remember the book as it was.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What has Fortunato done to upset Montresor and caused him to "vow revenge"?
    • A. 

      He kissed his sister

    • B. 

      He stole his money

    • C. 

      He insulted him

    • D. 

      He had an affair with his wife

  • 2. 
    What character flaw does Montresor exploit with Fortunato in order to convince him to enter the catacombs?
    • A. 

      Pride

    • B. 

      Compassion

    • C. 

      Apathy

  • 3. 
    The name Fortunato, which reminds you of the word, fortunate, is an example of which literary device?
    • A. 

      Foreshadowing

    • B. 

      Irony

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

    • D. 

      Imagery

  • 4. 
    Why are the servants abandoned Montresor's house?
    • A. 

      He has asked them to leave

    • B. 

      He doesn't have any servants

    • C. 

      He ordered them to stay on the night of the festival

    • D. 

      Sunday is always their free day during the week

  • 5. 
    What did Montresor not do to prepare for revenge?
    • A. 

      Placed wine on the passage

    • B. 

      Carry a trowel to build the wall

    • C. 

      Convince his wife to leave the house

    • D. 

      Put chains on the wall to secure Fortunato

  • 6. 
    When Fortunato says:"the cough is a mere nothing; it will not kill me, I shall not die of a cough."What literary device is being used?
    • A. 

      Foreshadowing

    • B. 

      Imagery

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Theme

  • 7. 
    What literary device is created through the use of the dark, damp catacombs below the home of Montresor?
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Irony

    • C. 

      Mood

    • D. 

      Theme

  • 8. 
    "My heart grew sick - on account of the dampness of the catacombs."This last comment is demonstrating some _________________ in Montresor's character.
    • A. 

      Anger

    • B. 

      Happiness

    • C. 

      Greed

    • D. 

      Remorse

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