12. Which event foreshadows the resolution of “The Cask of Amontillado”? a.Montressor tells Fortunato he has bought a large barrel of Amontillado.b.Fortunato wears a parti-striped dress.c.Montressor drinks to Fortunato's health with a bottle of Médoc.d.Fortunato asks Montressor if he is a mason.
13Which event is the climax, or highest point of intensity, of “The Cask of Amontillado”? a.Montressor meets Fortunato. b.Montressor takes Fortunato into the vault. c.Montressor walls Fortunato in. d.Montressor confesses his crime.
14Why does Montressor repeatedly warn Fortunato about the bad air in the vaults? A.He is sincerely concerned about Fortunato's well-being.b.He wants to make sure that Fortunato does not suspect his motives.c.He hopes Fortunato will prevent him from committing the planned murder.d.He wants to warn Fortunato that his death is near.
15Why does Fortunato go into the vaults in “The Cask of Amontillado”?
16a.Fortunato's intelligence b.Fortunato's vanity c.Fortunato's humility When the narrator tells Fortunato, “I was silly enough to pay the full Amontillado price without consulting you in the matter,” to what is he appealing?a.Fortunato's intelligenceb.Fortunato's vanityc.Fortunato's humilityd.Fortunato's sympathy
17How did the carnival setting help Montressor’s plan?
18What is the main idea of the following sentence from “The Cask of Amontillado”? “A wrong is unredressed when retribution overtakes its redresser.”a.The person who avenges a wrong must be punished.b.The person who avenges a wrong must not be punished.c.No wrong can ever truly be avenged.d.The person who suffers a wrong should not try to get revenge.
36The narrator decides to teach Doodle to walk because he wants to please his parentsDoodle is distressed by his incapacities.C. he is ashamed of having a crippled brother.D. he alone truly cares about Doodle’s welfare.
37Why does the narrator run away from Doodle during the storm at the end of the story? A. He realizes that Doodle “lies” better than he does.B. He knows that Doodle is about to die.C. He wants to punish Doodle for failing.D. He wants to encourage Doodle to run faster
38In “The Scarlet Ibis,” why is the narrator’s brother three months old before he is named? A. His parents cannot agree on a name.B. It is traditional to wait three months before naming a baby.C. Everybody thinks that the baby will die.D. The baby first has to be baptized in the church.