Nvcc Tell Tale Heart Quiz

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Nvcc Tell Tale Heart Quiz

Quiz on vocabulary, plot, theme and characterization for Tell Tale Heart


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The narrator wanted to kill the old man because his eye was like a ____________ eye.
  • 2. 
    The narrator did not want to be considered _________.
  • 3. 
    From what point of view is the story told?
    • A. 

      Second person

    • B. 

      Third person omniscient

    • C. 

      First person

    • D. 

      Third person naive

  • 4. 
    What is the meaning of bade in the story?
  • 5. 
    What does sage mean in this sentence, "The professor thought she was a sage on the stage."  ?  Answer with two words, please.
  • 6. 
    The theme of this story is related to:
    • A. 

      Murder

    • B. 

      Law enforcement

    • C. 

      Crime

    • D. 

      Guilt

  • 7. 
    What does dissemble mean in the sentence, "...dissemble no more!"
    • A. 

      Deceive

    • B. 

      Ask questions

    • C. 

      Threaten

    • D. 

      Yell

  • 8. 
    What may have been the author's theme?
    • A. 

      Crime does not pay.

    • B. 

      People should not murder their employers.

    • C. 

      Police are very tricky.

    • D. 

      Human guilt is powerful and should not be under-estimated.

  • 9. 
    The author of Tell Tale Heart is__________________.
  • 10. 
    What is the meaning of acute as in "her hearing had become acute" ?
    • A. 

      Weak and deteriorated

    • B. 

      So poor a hearing aid was required

    • C. 

      Strong and well developed

    • D. 

      Non-existent