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The Black Cat

The Black Cat


by Edgar Allan Poe

The Black Cat: You Should Always Check Twice Before Burying Your Murder Victims Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Black Cat? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What is the only physical difference between Pluto and the second cat that the narrator brings home?

The second cat had a white spot on its chest
Pluto worked out more, and therefore had a pronounced six-pack
The second cat was missing its tail
The second cat had yellow eyes
The second cat had fewer tattoos and body piercings
Q. What does the second cat do to the man?

It hisses at him constantly
It identifies him in a line-up of feline predators
It follows him everywhere
It constantly attacks his legs
Q. What does the narrator do to his wife?

He buries an axe in her head
He fires a nail gun into her chest
Lots of interesting things but we're a PG sight
He takes away her Bloomingdale’s charge card
Q. Where does the narrator hide his wife’s body?

Well if we told you, it wouldn’t be hidden anymore, now would it?
Under the kitchen floorboards
Inside a mattress
Behind a cellar wall
Q. Who alerts the police to the presence of the body?

The second cat
The narrator
The narrator’s wife
Inspector Gadget, whose powerful Gadget Nose had sniffed it out