Tales Of Mystery And Imagination

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  • 1. 
    Which of the five stories do the following sentences come from?  "At Oxford I spent a lot of my time gambling."
    • A. 

      The Black Cat

    • B. 

      The Fall of the House of Usher

    • C. 

      The Masque of the Red Death

    • D. 

      William Wilson

    • E. 

      The Tell-Tale Heart

  • 2. 
    Which of the five stories do the following sentences come from?  "I decided to hide the body behind the walls of the cellar."
    • A. 

      The Black Cat

    • B. 

      The Fall of the House of Usher

    • C. 

      The Masque of the Red Death

    • D. 

      William Wilson

    • E. 

      The Tell-Tale Heart

  • 3. 
    Which of the five stories do the following sentences come from?  "Who is that? Who is mad enough to play games with us, and with death, in this way?."
    • A. 

      The Black Cat

    • B. 

      The Fall of the House of Usher

    • C. 

      The Masque of the Red Death

    • D. 

      William Wilson

    • E. 

      The Tell-Tale Heart

  • 4. 
    Which of the five stories do the following sentences come from?          ‘I opened the lantern a little and a thin ray of light fell on his eye.’
    • A. 

      The Black Cat

    • B. 

      The Fall of the House of Usher

    • C. 

      The Masque of the Red Death

    • D. 

      William Wilson

    • E. 

      The Tell-Tale Heart

  • 5. 
    Which of the five stories do the following sentences come from?                    ‘But no one was brave enough now to enter the black room.’
    • A. 

      The Black Cat

    • B. 

      The Fall of the House of Usher

    • C. 

      The Masque of the Red Death

    • D. 

      William Wilson

    • E. 

      The Tell-Tale Heart

  • 6. 
    Which of the five stories do the following sentences come from?                  `I was not bored or unhappy during my life at school.’
    • A. 

      The Black Cat

    • B. 

      The Fall of the House of Usher

    • C. 

      The Masque of the Red Death

    • D. 

      William Wilson

    • E. 

      The Tell-Tale Heart

  • 7. 
    Which of the five stories do the following sentences come from?                  ‘One night I arrived home late. I was very, very drunk.’
    • A. 

      The Black Cat

    • B. 

      The Fall of the House of Usher

    • C. 

      The Masque of the Red Death

    • D. 

      William Wilson

    • E. 

      The Tell-Tale Heart

  • 8. 
    Which of the five stories do the following sentences come from?                  ‘Do you really think that I am mad?’
    • A. 

      The Black Cat

    • B. 

      The Fall of the House of Usher

    • C. 

      The Masque of the Red Death

    • D. 

      William Wilson

    • E. 

      The Tell-Tale Heart

  • 9. 
    Which of the five stories do the following sentences come from?                  `I will read to you, and you can listen, and so we will pass this terrible night together.’
    • A. 

      The Black Cat

    • B. 

      The Fall of the House of Usher

    • C. 

      The Masque of the Red Death

    • D. 

      William Wilson

    • E. 

      The Tell-Tale Heart

  • 10. 
    Use these five names to answer the questions: Who nearly took all the money of a man called Glendinning?  
    • A. 

      Lady Madeleine Usher

    • B. 

      Roderick Usher

    • C. 

      The stranger ( in the Masque of the Red Death)

    • D. 

      William Wilson (the narrator)

    • E. 

      The old man (in the Tell-Tale Heart)

  • 11. 
    Use these five names to answer the questions: Who could only eat food that almost had no taste?  
    • A. 

      Lady Madeleine Usher

    • B. 

      Roderick Usher

    • C. 

      The stranger ( in the Masque of the Red Death)

    • D. 

      William Wilson (the narrator)

    • E. 

      The old man (in the Tell-Tale Heart)

  • 12. 
    Use these five names to answer the questions: Who was buried alive in a vault under an old house?  
    • A. 

      Lady Madeleine Usher

    • B. 

      Roderick Usher

    • C. 

      The stranger ( in the Masque of the Red Death)

    • D. 

      William Wilson (the narrator)

    • E. 

      The old man (in the Tell-Tale Heart)

  • 13. 
    Use these five names to answer the questions: Who had the face of a dead man, covered with blood?  
    • A. 

      Lady Madeleine Usher

    • B. 

      Roderick Usher

    • C. 

      The stranger ( in the Masque of the Red Death)

    • D. 

      William Wilson (the narrator)

    • E. 

      The old man (in the Tell-Tale Heart)

  • 14. 
    Use these five names to answer the questions: Who had a pale blue eye like the eye of a vulture?  
    • A. 

      Lady Madeleine Usher

    • B. 

      Roderick Usher

    • C. 

      The stranger ( in the Masque of the Red Death)

    • D. 

      William Wilson (the narrator)

    • E. 

      The old man (in the Tell-Tale Heart)

  • 15. 
    Choose the best answer.  Everybody was afraid of the Red Death because people _____.
    • A. 

      Wore red masks

    • B. 

      Had to wear red clothes  

    • C. 

      Started to bleed from every part of their bodies

    • D. 

      Died when they saw the colour

  • 16. 
    At Prince Prospero’s ball every man and woman was dressed _____.
    • A. 

      In red

    • B. 

      Like a terrible dream

    • C. 

      In white

    • D. 

      In beautiful clothes

  • 17. 
    Roderick Usher had to choose his clothes very carefully because _____.
    • A. 

      Most of them hurt their skin

    • B. 

      His sister was ill

    • C. 

      He was very tall

    • D. 

      He didn't like black

  • 18. 
    The man with the black cat got married _____.
    • A. 

      Three times

    • B. 

      When he was quite young

    • C. 

      When he was old

    • D. 

      To a woman who didn't like animals

  • 19. 
    Prince Prospero invited _____ people to stay in one of his castles.
    • A. 

      A hundred (100)

    • B. 

      A thousand (1000)

    • C. 

      Two hundred

    • D. 

      Two thousand

  • 20. 
    The narrator hid the old man’s body _____.
    • A. 

      Behind the wall in the cellar

    • B. 

      In a coffin in the vaults

    • C. 

      Under the wooden floors

    • D. 

      In the garden

  • 21. 
    Lady Madeleine was Roderick Usher’s _____.
    • A. 

      Niece

    • B. 

      Aunt

    • C. 

      Friend

    • D. 

      Sister

  • 22. 
    The man killed his wife with an axe because _____.
    • A. 

      She stopped him from killing the cat

    • B. 

      She didn't want to go to the cellar

    • C. 

      She wanted do leave him

    • D. 

      She killed the cat

  • 23. 
    The Prince’s friends were all too frightened to _____ the masked stranger.
    • A. 

      Run towards

    • B. 

      Talk to

    • C. 

      Touch

    • D. 

      Look at

  • 24. 
    Who said this?  ‘Do you see how well built this house is? These walls, you will notice, are very strong.’
    • A. 

      The writer’s wife

    • B. 

      A neighbour

    • C. 

      A policeman

    • D. 

      The writer

  • 25. 
    Who said this?  ‘Who is mad enough to play games with us, and with death, in this way?’  
    • A. 

      A friend

    • B. 

      Prince Prospero

    • C. 

      The writer

    • D. 

      The Red Death

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