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American Short Stories
THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO - Edgar Allan Poe

ACTIVITY 28: You are going to listen to THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO by Edgar Allan Poe. Listen carefully and for questions 1-10, choose the answer (A, B, C or D) which you think best completes each question. Then check the audio transcription together with the correct answers.

Questions

1.

This story is set during the...

6.

What is “Amontillado”?

 

A.  Christmas season.
B.
 Summer festival.
C.  Carnival season.
D.  New Year festivity.

 

A.  The name of the family tomb.
B.
 Montresor's dog.
C.  A type of wine.
D.  An exotic cigar.

2.

How did Fortunato become Montresor's enemy?

7.

Where does Montresor lead Fortunato finally?

 

A.  He got Montresor's sister pregnant.
B.
 He shorted Montresor in a business.
C.  We are never told.
D.  He stole wine from a dinner party.

 

A.  To the catacombs.
B.
 To the dining room.
C.  To the bedroom.
D.  To the festival.

3.

In what area does Fortunato fancy himself an expert?

8.

The name “Fortunato” is one of Poe’s many uses of this literary device:

 

A.  Italian history.
B.
 Architecture.
C.  Horses.
D.  Wine.

 

A.  Allusion.
B.
 Metaphor.
C.  Irony.
D.  Symbolism.

4.

What does Fortunato encounter in the catacombs that should have alarmed him?

9.

What has Fortunato done to upset Montresor and caused him to vow revenge?

 

A.  Dead animals.
B.
 Bones.
C.  A horrible stench.
D.  Chains on the walls.

 

A.  Lied to him.
B.
 Stole from him.
C.  Dated his sister.
D.  Insulted him.

5.

How does Fortunato know Montresor?

10.

What character trait does Montresor play on to trap Fortunato?

 

A.  They are friends.
B.
 They are relatives.
C.  They are colleagues.
D.  They had never met before.

 

A.  Envy.
B.
 Hubris.
C.  Lust.
D.  Greed.

 

CONGRATULATIONS! You have finished  LESSON 7  
at OM Personal CAE - Certificate in Advanced English.
Before moving on to the next lesson, please remember
to revise everything you have learnt here.

 

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