The Cask of Amontillado
by Edgar Allan Poe
The Cask of Amontillado: Not to Be Confused with The Flask of Armadillo. That Little Dude Has a Drinking Problem. Quiz
Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Cask of Amontillado? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What is the narrator’s name?
Narrator, which is where all of the confusion comes in
Q. Why does the narrator want revenge?
Because he has been insulted
Because his wife has been stolen away
Because his brother has been killed
Because he heard that it is a dish best served cold, and he’s already a fan of gazpacho
Q. What is Fortunato dressed up as for the carnival celebration?
A bearded lady
Dog the Bounty Hunter. He didn’t quite get the concept.
Q. What does the narrator mention he’s found?
A barrel of rare brandy
An antique rifle
The body of a murdered nobleman
God. To be fair though, God is an awful hider.
Q. What is a catacomb?
A bee’s home
A container for storing wine
A torture device
A tool for grooming felines
An underground graveyard