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Seventh Grade (Grade 7) Mystery & Horror Questions

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Grade 7 The Tell-Tale Heart
Read this line from "The Tell Tale Heart". "He shrieked once...I dragged him to the floor, and pulled the bed over him. I SMILED GAILY, to find the deed so far done."

Why did the narrator say "I smiled gaily"?
  1. the narrator was happy with what happened
  2. the narrator was satisfied that the old man was dead
  3. the narrator was upset at what he had done
  4. both a and b
Grade 7 The Monkey's Paw CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RL.7.3
What does the monkey's paw symbolize?
  1. Death
  2. Greed
  3. Happiness
  4. Cruelty
Grade 7 The Monkey's Paw CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RL.7.1
Which is an example of foreshadowing in the story?
  1. Making wishes on the paw
  2. The chess game at the beginning
  3. Depicting the Whites' home as cozy
  4. The dark and stormy night
Grade 7 The Monkey's Paw
"The Monkey's Paw" would most likely be classified as:
  1. Historical fiction
  2. Horror
  3. Science Fiction
  4. Mystery
Grade 7 The Monkey's Paw
What is Herbert's attitude towards the monkey's paw?
  1. He believes in the magic paw.
  2. He doesn't believe in its magic powers.
  3. He asks his father for help in believing the paw's magic powers.
Grade 7 The Monkey's Paw
Why did Sergeant Major Morris decide to not sell the Monkey's Paw?
  1. He thinks that no one would buy it.
  2. He wanted to give it to Mr. White as a present.
  3. He was saving it for his children.
  4. He feels that the Monkey's Paw has caused enough trouble.
Grade 7 The Monkey's Paw CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RL.7.3
Which superstition is discussed in the story?
  1. Bad things come in threes.
  2. Never cross a black cat's path.
  3. Breaking a mirror brings bad luck.
  4. Friday the 13th is cursed.
Grade 7 The Monkey's Paw
What does Mr. White wish for with his first wish?
  1. To become famous
  2. To become a king or emperor
  3. To get a new job
  4. To get more money
Grade 7 The Monkey's Paw CCSS: CCRA.R.4, CCRA.L.4, RL.7.4, L.7.4
Macabre:
  1. Dealing with death and gruesome subjects
  2. A type of magic show
  3. Committing a crime and being found guilty
  4. A type of realistic fiction
Grade 7 The Tell-Tale Heart
Why couldn't the narrator kill the old man on the first night?
  1. the eye was closed
  2. the narrator didn't have the courage the first night
  3. there was someone else in the house
  4. the old man wasn't asleep by midnight the first night
Grade 7 The Monkey's Paw
What is the name of the son in the story?
  1. Henry White
  2. Harry White
  3. John White
  4. Herbert White
Grade 7 The Black Cat
What happened at the end?
  1. the police smelled something
  2. a noise was heard from within the wall
  3. a white cat came in, led the police to the wall
  4. the narrator confessed
Grade 7 The Black Cat
What was weird about the new cat?
  1. it was missing an eye
  2. it was missing a leg
  3. it was missing its teeth
  4. it was missing a tail
Grade 7 The Black Cat
Who or what did the narrator kill with the axe?
  1. his dog
  2. his rabbit
  3. his wife
  4. his cat
Grade 7 The Black Cat
Where did the narrator put the person or thing that he killed with the axe?
  1. the sewer
  2. the wall in the den
  3. the well
  4. the wall in the cellar
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