The Ultimate
The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Tales
Book Quiz

Question 1 of 13

In a Tell-Tale Heart, what is the key characteristic of the murder victim?

  • His blue vulture-like eye
  • His bald shiny head
  • His dark bushy eyebrows
  • His sinister pinched mouth

Question 2 of 13

In a Tell-Tale Heart, where is the old man buried?

  • Under the floorboards
  • In a crypt
  • In the woods
  • In the cemetery

Question 3 of 13

In a Tell-Tale Heart, how does the narrator kill the old man?

  • He smothers him
  • He accidentally stabs him
  • He pushes him down the stairs
  • He scares him to death

Question 4 of 13

In a Tell-Tale Heart, what sound does the narrator hear coming from under the floor?

  • A heart beat
  • A dragon's cry
  • A child crying
  • The scratching of nails

Question 5 of 13

In the Pit and the Pendulum, the narrator is tried during what event?

  • The Spanish Inquisition
  • The Salem Witch Trials
  • The French Revolution
  • The Black Plague

Question 6 of 13

In the Pit and the Pendulum, what city does the French Army capture at the end?

  • Toledo
  • Paris
  • Madrid
  • Escoriale

Question 7 of 13

In the Pit and the Pendulum, hows does the narrator escape from dying by the pendulum?

  • He gets rats to eat his bonds
  • He dismantles the pendulum
  • He uses the pendulum to cut his bonds
  • He is rescued by the jailer

Question 8 of 13

In The Cask of Amontillado, who does Montresor want to murder?

  • Fortunato
  • Trippetta
  • Rowena
  • Roderick

Question 9 of 13

In the Cask of Amontillado, what is on Montresor family's coat of arms?

  • A snake and a foot
  • A dog and an arm
  • A lion and an eye
  • An elephant and a hand

Question 10 of 13

In the Cask of Amontillado, how does Montresor murder his friend?

  • He entombs him
  • He pushes him into a pit
  • He gets in a duel with him
  • He poisons him

Question 11 of 13

In Fall of the House of Usher, who invites the narrator to the House of Usher?

  • Roderick Usher
  • Madeline Usher
  • Rowena Usher
  • The Usher's doctor

Question 12 of 13

Where does Roderick insist on putting his sister when she dies in Fall of the House of Usher?

  • In the family tomb
  • In the cemetery
  • In the wood hut
  • Under the stairs

Question 13 of 13

In Fall of the House of Usher, what happens to the House of Usher?

  • It splits in two
  • It burns down
  • It disappears at dawn
  • It is flooded with blood

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