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Short Stories: Cask of Amontillado, Most Dangerous Game, Scarlet Ibis Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In The Scarlet Ibis, which image most strongly foreshadows the death of Doodle?

Question 2 2. Why don't short stories generally include in-depth character development?

Question 3 3. Which of the following would be a valid conclusion the reader might draw from the story 'The Most Dangerous Game'?

Question 4 4. In Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Cask of Amontillado,' where does Montresor take Fortunato?

Question 5 5. Which of the following best describes Doodle in The Scarlet Ibis?

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Question 6 6. In Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Cask of Amontillado,' what is Fortunato's fate?

Question 7 7. The theme of a short story is _____.

Question 8 8. Which of the following is a symbol of death that appears in The Scarlet Ibis?

Question 9 9. While The Scarlet Ibis is packed with death images, it's really about what?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT an example of a major conflict in a short story?

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Question 11 11. Why is 'The Cask of Amontillado' regarded as a Dark Romantic piece?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT example of irony in Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Cask of Amontillado'?

Question 13 13. Which quote from 'The Scarlet Ibis' best summarizes the main theme of the story?

Question 14 14. In 'The Most Dangerous Game', how does Rainsford manage to kill off Zaroff's giant bodyguard, Ivan?

Question 15 15. A short story's plot is made up of _____.

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Question 16 16. What weapon did Zaroff give Rainsford when he turned the hunter loose in the jungle?

Question 17 17. 'The Most Dangerous Game' suggests that there's not much difference between humans and animals. Which of the following is evidence that supports that theory?

Question 18 18. How does Poe utilize the unity of effect in 'The Cask of Amontillado'?

Question 19 19. Setting includes when and _____.

Question 20 20. What event first establishes the idea that 'The Most Dangerous Game' will be about a hunter who learns what it's like to be hunted?

Short Stories: Cask of Amontillado, Most Dangerous Game, Scarlet Ibis Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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