Edgar Allan Poe - Test

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 Edgar Allan Poe - Test
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  • 1. 
    Poe was taken in by a wealthy tobacco merchant.  What was his name?
    • A. 

      Rothschild Poe

    • B. 

      John Henry Edgar

    • C. 

      John Allan

    • D. 

      Winston Salem


  • 2. 
    Poe later upon leaving prepatory school attended what university?
    • A. 

      Trammel Tech

    • B. 

      Darwin University

    • C. 

      Bold Camp College

    • D. 

      The University of Virginia - Charlottesville


  • 3. 
    Poe would later leave college because of what difficulty?
    • A. 

      He didn't get along with this roommate

    • B. 

      His stepfather cut him off from funds

    • C. 

      He gambled and put himself into debt

    • D. 

      Both B and C


  • 4. 
    What room did Poe occupy while at living at college?
    • A. 

      Room 5150

    • B. 

      Room 1701

    • C. 

      Room 2

    • D. 

      Room 13


  • 5. 
    Poe later entered what military school?
    • A. 

      Pound Military Academy

    • B. 

      Birchfield Military Training and Officers School

    • C. 

      United States Military Academy

    • D. 

      The French Foreign Legion


  • 6. 
    Poe 's first work of poetry was entitled "Tamerlane and Other Poems".  If a copy was found in existence today, what would the book be worth?
    • A. 

      $10.00

    • B. 

      $100.00

    • C. 

      $10,000

    • D. 

      $200,000


  • 7. 
    Poe was a master of several different genres but is best known for what kind of work?
    • A. 

      Macabre

    • B. 

      Love story

    • C. 

      Historical works

    • D. 

      Do it yourself books


  • 8. 
    One of Poe' s most famous short stories is "The Pit and the Pendulum" . Thestory deals with a man who has been in a _____________________and forced to choose his fate during a time of war.
    • A. 

      Fast Stop Restroom

    • B. 

      Dungeon

    • C. 

      McDonald 's Drive Thru

    • D. 

      Prison


  • 9. 
    Poe' s character soon discovers he will either die from_______________________,being ____________________ or be eaten by__________________________________.
    • A. 

      Hurling himself into the path of an oncoming train,fed Shredded Wheat for the rest of life,the guard dog Friendly

    • B. 

      Eating too much fast food,thrown in the path of an oncoming wheelchair,his duct tape covered cat he has abused.

    • C. 

      Falling into the pit,cut in two by a large dangling pendulum,ravenous rats

    • D. 

      Going mad in a small cell,forced to consume prison food,Hannibal Lecter,his new cellmate


  • 10. 
    Poe 's character describes being tortured mentally and physically but is Poe writing about his experiences personally or trying to catch the reader' s attention?
    • A. 

      Capture the reader's attention

    • B. 

      His experiences


  • 11. 
    Edgar Allan Poe died when he was 40 years old.  In what town did he lose his life?
    • A. 

      Big Stone Gap, VA

    • B. 

      Baltimore, MD

    • C. 

      Derby, VA

    • D. 

      Dante, VA


  • 12. 
    There are many theories as to what killed Poe.  Of the various reasons, what seems to have been the least likely?
    • A. 

      Stubbing his toe

    • B. 

      Death from exposure

    • C. 

      Drinking in the pub, later found in the street

    • D. 

      Listening to the "Best of Guns and Roses"


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