The Monkey's Paw Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What title does Morris have?
(a) Lieutenant.
(b) Captain.
(c) Sergeant Major.
(d) Admiral.

2. Who is Mr. White playing a game with at the beginning of the book?
(a) His friend.
(b) His cousin.
(c) His wife.
(d) His son.

3. What does Morris talk about when he has had enough to drink?
(a) His lover.
(b) His job.
(c) His religion.
(d) His travels.

4. What is Morris's reason for his travels?
(a) He works in trade.
(b) He is in the military.
(c) He is adventurous.
(d) He is a sailor.

5. Whom is Mr. White waiting for at the beginning of the book?
(a) His son.
(b) His cousin.
(c) His wife.
(d) His friend.

6. How many men have used the monkey paw?
(a) 2.
(b) 4.
(c) 1.
(d) 3.

7. What is the name of Mr. White's son?
(a) Hal.
(b) Henry.
(c) Herbert.
(d) Harold.

8. What does Morris say makes the monkey paw work?
(a) The devil.
(b) Magic.
(c) Angels.
(d) Superstition.

9. Where is Mrs. White at the beginning of the book?
(a) The church.
(b) Her school.
(c) Her home.
(d) A hopsital.

10. What does White say happens when he makes the first wish?
(a) The paw burns.
(b) The paw moves.
(c) The warmth left him.
(d) The lights dimmed.

11. Why does White hesitate to make his first wish?
(a) He doesn't feel it is the time.
(b) He has everything he wants.
(c) He has been warned.
(d) He wants to do it right.

12. What does Morris do when he is asked if he would ever use the paw again?
(a) Throws the paw on the fire.
(b) Smashes the paw.
(c) Gives it to Mr. White's son.
(d) Screams out.

13. Why has Morris stopped working?
(a) He is rich now.
(b) He was injured.
(c) He is retired.
(d) He is sick.

14. Mr. White's son wants to use the paw ___________.
(a) To get rich.
(b) To cure his mother.
(c) To make himself popular.
(d) To find love.

15. What is Mr. White playing at the beginning of the book?
(a) Checkers.
(b) Pinochle.
(c) Bridge.
(d) Chess.

Short Answer Questions

1. How many times did Morris use the monkey paw?

2. What does Mr. White's son think Morris should have done with the paw?

3. What does Mrs. White say she would wish for?

4. What is Mrs. White doing at the beginning of the book?

5. How was the monkey paw preserved?

(see the answer keys)

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