Black Cat And Other Stories

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Black Cat And Other Stories

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  • 1. 
    The Black Cat: Complete each sentence with a word from the box. You can use the same word more than once. angry          axe           cellar                   evil                horror mad                   object           plaster              several a.  Some people believe that all black cats are[Blank]. b.  I was often suddenly [Blank]about unimportant things. c.  Someone else was in my body: someone evil, and[Blank]with drink! d.  The next morning, my mind was full of pain and[Blank] when I woke up. e.  I realized why this wall didn’t burn: because there was new[Blank]on it. f.   I looked at the shape in complete [Blank]. g.  I noticed a black [Blank]on top of a cupboard. h.  The cat pressed the side of his head against my hand[Blank]times. i.   I took the [Blank]and tried to cut the animal into two. j.   I decided to hide the body in one of the walls of the [Blank].
  • 2. 
    Put these sentences in the correct order,    1–10. The first half of the story a. I searched for another black cat, of the same size and type as Pluto.[Blank] b. For years, he and I lived happily together, the best of friends. [Blank] c. I saw a black shape in the new white plaster. [Blank] d. I caught the cat and hung him by his neck from a tree until he was dead. [Blank] e. I took my knife from my pocket, held the poor animal by his neck, and cut out one of his eyes. [Blank] The second half of the story: f. And there was the cat, standing on her head, his red mouth wide open in a scream, and his one gold eye shining like fire. [Blank] g. But the more I hate the cat, the more he seemed to love me. [Blank] h. I knocked hard on the part of the wall where my wife was. [Blank] i. Pluto didn’t have a white hair anywhere on his body; this cat had a large white shape on his front. [Blank] j. I took the axe and tried to cut the animal into two. But as I brought the axe down, my wife stopped my arm with her hand. [Blank]  
  • 3. 
    The Oval Portrait. Page 13 -18 What is strange about the portrait?
    • A. 

      The woman in the portrait looks beautiful.

    • B. 

      The woman in the portrait looks alive.

    • C. 

      The woman in the portrait moves around.

  • 4. 
    Why does the story-teller again pick up the book by his bed?
    • A. 

      Because he fell in love with the portrait.

    • B. 

      Because he didn’t want to look at the portrait again.

    • C. 

       To read the story of the portrait.

  • 5. 
    Why did the beautiful woman hate her husband’s paintings?
    • A. 

      Because her husband’s paintings were more important to him than she was.

    • B. 

      Because her husband’s paintings were more beautiful than she was.

    • C. 

      Because her husband’s paintings made her unhealthy.

  • 6. 
    What happened to the woman when her husband was painting her?
    • A. 

      She couldn’t smile any more.

    • B. 

      She became more and more pale and ill.

    • C. 

      All of the above.

  • 7. 
    What happened to the woman when her husband finished the portrait?
    • A. 

      She had no face.

    • B. 

      She didn’t love her husband anymore.

    • C. 

      She was dead.

  • 8. 
    Berenice, pages 19–27 Are these sentences true (T) or not true (NT)? a. Egaeus is from an old family. [Blank] b. Egaeus lives in the house of his fathers. [Blank] c. Egaeus’ father died in the library. [Blank] d. Egaeus doesn’t like the library. [Blank] e. Egaeus has a friend called Berenice. [Blank] f. Berenice’s bright young days ended because she became old. [Blank] g. Egaeus had an illness of the mind. [Blank] h. Egaeus loved Berenice, but she never loved him. [Blank] i. Berenice died of epilepsy. [Blank]
  • 9. 
    The Mask of the Red Death, pages 29–36 Why was everybody dressed so strangely at the party?
    • A. 

      Because the Prince chose the way everyone was dressed.

    • B. 

      Because the Prince was strange.

    • C. 

      All of the above.

  • 10. 
    Why did people look at the tall masked man with anger and horror?
    • A. 

       Because he was wearing black, which made them think of death.

    • B. 

      Because he was wearing a red mask which looked like a dead man.

    • C. 

      All of the above.

  • 11. 
    Who killed the Prince?
    • A. 

      One of his friends.

    • B. 

      One of the servants.

    • C. 

      The tall masked man.

  • 12. 
    Why did everybody die?
    • A. 

      Because they were very scared.

    • B. 

      Because the Prince was killed.

    • C. 

      Because the tall masked man was the Red Death.

  • 13. 
    The Mask of the Red Death, pages 29–36 Are these sentences True (✓) or False (✗)? If you have the Red Death: you have burning pains in your eyes. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The Mask of the Red Death, pages 29–36 Are these sentences True (✓) or False (✗)? If you have the Red Death: everything begins to turn round and round inside your stomach. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The Mask of the Red Death, pages 29–36 Are these sentences True (✓) or False (✗)? If you have the Red Death: you begin to bleed all over your body
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The Mask of the Red Death, pages 29–36 Are these sentences True (✓) or False (✗)? If you have the Red Death: you have about half a year to live.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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