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The Monkey's Paw

Quiz by Aubrey Cooper

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  • Q1
    Which of these lines form the story uses setting details to create mood?
    "The night was cold and wet..."
    " ordinary paw dried to a mummy."
    "The last face was so horrible and so simian..."
    "...don't blame me for what happens."
  • Q2
    When Morris says," If you keep it, don't blame me for what happens," it creates a mood of...
  • Q3
    Which line is an example of foreshadowing?
    "Did you give him anything for it, Father?"
    "The monkey's paw has caused enough mischief already."
    "When he went away he was a slip of a youth in the warehouse."
    "I should like to see those old temples and fakirs and jugglers..."
  • Q4
    How does the family's mood change directly after Mr. White makes his first wish?
    They start to feel excited about the possibilities.
    They start to joke with one another.
    They become nervous
    They are no longer concerned.
  • Q5
    Which line foreshadows what happens to Herbert?
    "I expect you'll find the cash tied up in a big bag..."
    "Why, we're going to be rich, famous, and happy."
    "If you only cleared the house, you'd be quite happy..."
    "I don't see the money...and I bet I never shall."
  • Q6
    How does the family feel in the morning after Sergeant-Major Morris's visit? (beginning of Section II)
    relaxed and relieved
    anxious and upset
    joyful and amazed
    angry and confused
  • Q7
    What mood do you find in the story when Mr. and Mrs. White stop speaking to one another after Herbert's death? (beginning of Section III)
    silent blame
    hopeless grief
    quiet thought
    hurtful anger
  • Q8
    What is the climax of this story?
    Sgt. Major Morris gives them the Monkey's Paw.
    Herbert is killed and they receive 200 pounds.
    Mr. White makes his 3rd wish.
    The knocking at the door.

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