The Tell Tale Heart Quiz Sja

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The Tell Tale Heart Quiz Sja

This is a quiz over "The Tell Tale Heart" by Edgar Allen Poe. It is over vocab words and more.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The act of hypocrisy, feigning
    • A. 

      Dissimulation

    • B. 

      Vexed

    • C. 

      Sagacity

    • D. 

      Suavity

  • 2. 
    To deprive from the limbs; divide limb from limb.
    • A. 

      Supposition

    • B. 

      Trifles

    • C. 

      Dismembered

    • D. 

      Gesticulations

  • 3. 
    An animated or excited gesture.
    • A. 

      Suavity

    • B. 

      Sagacity

    • C. 

      Trifles

    • D. 

      Gesticulations

  • 4. 
    Zealous; ardent; impassioned.
    • A. 

      Vexed

    • B. 

      Vehemently

    • C. 

      Sagacity

    • D. 

      Supposition

  • 5. 
    An article or thing of very little value.
    • A. 

      Trifles

    • B. 

      Dissimulation

    • C. 

      Gesticulations

    • D. 

      Suavity

  • 6. 
    Assumption; hypothesis
    • A. 

      Suavity

    • B. 

      Sagacity

    • C. 

      Gallant

    • D. 

      Supposition

  • 7. 
    Irritated; annoyed
    • A. 

      Sagacity

    • B. 

      Suavity

    • C. 

      Vexed

    • D. 

      Vehemently

  • 8. 
    A smoothly agreeable quality; courteous actions or manners; amenities.
    • A. 

      Sagacity

    • B. 

      Suavity

    • C. 

      Vexed

    • D. 

      Vehemently

  • 9. 
    Acuteness of mental discernment and soundness of judgement.
    • A. 

      Supposition

    • B. 

      Trifles

    • C. 

      Sagacity

    • D. 

      Suavity

  • 10. 
    Why does the narrator kill the old man?
    • A. 

      Because he hated the old man

    • B. 

      He hated how he ate

    • C. 

      The old man took his most precious diamond gilded cat statue

    • D. 

      He was scared of the man's vulture eye

  • 11. 
    What does the narrator fear most?
    • A. 

      The old man's eye

    • B. 

      Someone will think he is a mad man

    • C. 

      Getting caught

    • D. 

      The picture on the wall of the haunted dusty chair

  • 12. 
    How did the narrator first act when the police came in the house?
    • A. 

      Confident, proud

    • B. 

      Nervous

    • C. 

      Kindhearted, loving

    • D. 

      Insane, turned up

  • 13. 
    What changed how he acted to the police men?
    • A. 

      The old man was alive and screaming

    • B. 

      He did not feel well

    • C. 

      His heart started to beat very loudly

    • D. 

      He was choking

  • 14. 
    What point of view is this story told in?
    • A. 

      3rd person

    • B. 

      2nd person

    • C. 

      4th person

    • D. 

      1st person

  • 15. 
    What examples from the story indicate the killer's fears?