The Tell-tale Heart Quiz Questions

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The Tell-tale Heart Quiz Questions

Quiz on the Tell Tale Heart


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the narrator do when police officers come to the house?
    • A. 

      Tells them that the old man is away in the country?

    • B. 

      Tells them about the man's eye

    • C. 

      Urges them to search the house

    • D. 

      Invites them to sit in the room where the body is hidden

  • 2. 
    Which one of the following describes the man on the eighth night?
    • A. 

      Filled with terror

    • B. 

      Mildly frightened

    • C. 

      Relaxed and happy

  • 3. 
    What happens on the eighth night?
    • A. 

      The old man wakes up.

    • B. 

      The narrator drops his lantern.

    • C. 

      The narrator does not go to the old man's room

  • 4. 
    How does the story end?
    • A. 

      The narrator confesses because he thinks that the police can hear the beating of the old man's heart.

    • B. 

      The police dig up the body and accuse the narrator of murder.

    • C. 

      The narrator gets away with murder.

  • 5. 
    What does the narrator do with the dead body?
  • 6. 
    Why do you think the narrator hears the beating of the old man's heart after the old man is dead?