Reading Comprehension  Questions for " A Spooky Story" (1)


There will be no multiple choice questions.  This is not a TOEIC test.  It's just a simple quiz to see if you understand the story, or not.
Naturally, you can look back at the story, check and recheck if you have to.  The main thing here is to make sure you recognize and register what you read.  There is also a lot of vocabulary, some old and I'm sure some new words and expressions you will have to digest in your brain.

Are you ready ?  Read the story one more time if you feel like it, if you need to.  Here we go ...


1. Where does this story take place ?
2. What season does it take place in ?
3. Do you remember what month it was ?
4. What kind of night was it ?
5. Describe the street where the story unfolds.
6. Was it still raining ?  Or had the rain stopped ?
7. Were there puddles in some places on the street ?
8. What was reflected in the tiny pools of water ?
9. What holiday is this story associated with ?
10. Did the storyteller slip and fell on the wet concrete side walk ?
11. What did the black shadows crisscrossing the stone embedded sidewalk look like ?
12. Did the storyteller feel vulnerable ?  If yed, why did he feel so ?                           (V.C)

お役立ち英会話表現 その127
multiple                 複数の、多数の
recognize and register       理解し記憶する
digest               会得する
take place             起こる、発生する
unfold              進展する

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  • 池袋西口
  • 池袋東口
  • 新宿西口
  • 新宿南口
  • 渋谷
  • 渋谷宮益坂
  • 銀座三丁目
  • 銀座四丁目
  • 神田
  • 東京八重洲
  • 五反田
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