Lit The Cask Of Amontillado Test

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Lit The Cask Of Amontillado Test

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the cask of Amontillado?
    • A. 

      A 126 gallon container of dry, Spanish sherry.

    • B. 

      A 112 gallon container of dry, Italian port.

    • C. 

      A 216 gallon container of dry, French wine.

    • D. 

      A 116 gallon container of dry, German beer.

  • 2. 
    What is Fortunato's weakness, according to Montresor?
    • A. 

      Gem skills

    • B. 

      Wine skills

    • C. 

      His pride

    • D. 

      His judgment

  • 3. 
    During what season do the story's events take place?
    • A. 

      Spring

    • B. 

      Carnival

    • C. 

      Christmas

    • D. 

      Mardi Gras

  • 4. 
    What does the narrator reveal to Fortunato that he is hiding beneath his roquelaure?
    • A. 

      Medoc

    • B. 

      De Grave

    • C. 

      A trowel

    • D. 

      A letter

  • 5. 
    What does the Montresor family motto promise, and to whom?
    • A. 

      Revenge, to the family's enemies

    • B. 

      Loyalty, to the family's ancestors

    • C. 

      Kindness, to the family's supporters

    • D. 

      Good fortune, to the family's members

  • 6. 
    According to Montresor, in order for an act of revenge to be meaningful, it must
    • A. 

      Result in the victim's death

    • B. 

      Result in the victim's plea for forgiveness

    • C. 

      Match the original injury

    • D. 

      All the person taking revenge to escape punishment

  • 7. 
    Montresor tells Fortunato that he plans to have Luchesi judge the Amontillado because Montresor
    • A. 

      Wants to test Fortunato's friendship

    • B. 

      Believes Luchesi and Fortunato would agree

    • C. 

      Is too angry with Fortunato to invite him to his home

    • D. 

      Hopes to inspire Fortunato to insist on doing it himself

  • 8. 
    As Montresor lead Fortunato through the vaults, Montresor behaves as if his main concern is 
    • A. 

      His family's honor

    • B. 

      Fortunato's health

    • C. 

      The cask of Amontillado

    • D. 

      Getting back to the carnival festivities

  • 9. 
    According to Montresor, he takes revenge on Fortunato for
    • A. 

      Lying to him

    • B. 

      Insulting him

    • C. 

      Stealing from him

    • D. 

      No reason at all

  • 10. 
    What happens to Fortunato?
    • A. 

      He is chained and bricked up in the catacombs for 50 years

    • B. 

      He dies before Montresor can finish torturing him

    • C. 

      He realizes the joke and Montresor sets him free

    • D. 

      They taste the Amontillado, and Fortuato agrees it is indeed Amontillado

  • 11. 
    What is Fortunato wearing?
    • A. 

      A black silk mask and roquelaure

    • B. 

      A jester's costume

    • C. 

      A woman's dress

    • D. 

      A tuxedo

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