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What city does this story takes place? A)rome b)toledo c)paris d)london
#5) how does the narrator get free from the bands which tie him down? a)general la salle cuts him free b)the rats cheu through them c)the pendulum cutd throuth them d)he breacks him w/ his hands
#6) the walls in the dungdeon do all this EXEPT: A)begin to glow b)turn red hot c)close in d) crumble and fall
7) after the narrator drops something into the pit, a door opens and shuts above him. you can guess that his tortures are: a)giving him a chance to escape b)leaveng more food for him c)looking to see if he has fallen in d)puting more rats into the dungdeon
8) the dungdeon is supposed to represent: a)horrors of hell b)the love of god c)mercy and forgiveness d)the narraors evil minds
#9) the reason the food is highly seasoned is to: a)atract the rats to it. b)keep the rats away from it. c)increase the thirst in the person eating it. d)cause the person eating to pass out.
ten) how does the narrator feels as the rats climb upon him? a)disgusted but determinated not to move. b)happy that the rats will set him free. c)sad and ready to accept death d)angry that all of his food is know gone. 11) the story suggst that humans beings: a)are just like rats. b)hate to see people suffer. c)are always ready to forgive wrongdoers. d)are capable of great evil
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