"The Black Cat" by Edgar Allan Poe - Quiz & Key
This Common Core aligned quiz measures reading comprehension of "The Black Cat" by Edgar Allan Poe. It features 8 short answer questions and 4 multiple choice questions. An answer key is included. Questions pertain to the following:

• Point of view
• The narrator's first cat
• The "immediate purpose" of the narrative
• Neglect and ill-use of animals
• The characterization of the wife
• The narrator's fate
• The setting
• The murder of the first cat
• Irritating qualities of the second cat
• The death of the wife
• Concealment of the body
• The narrator's undoing
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