A Rose For Emily Trivia Questions! Quiz

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A Rose For Emily is divided into five sections and takes us through the life of the main character using a series of flashbacks and more. We follow the story from her life with her father to her life after him and even up to her funeral. Take this quiz to test your knowledge on the short story A Rose For Emily.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where did the entire town attend the funeral of Emily Grierson?
    • A. 

      In the cemetery

    • B. 

      In her home

    • C. 

      In the church

    • D. 

      In the Mayors office

  • 2. 
    What Mayor orders to have lime sprinkled about the foundation of the Grierson home?
    • A. 

      Colonel Sartoris

    • B. 

      Doc Peabody

    • C. 

      Mayor Binford

    • D. 

      Judge Stevens

  • 3. 
    In what section does the narrator recall the time of Emily Grierson's death?
    • A. 

      I

    • B. 

      II

    • C. 

      III

    • D. 

      IV

  • 4. 
    In what section does the narrator describe the 30 years earlier when Emily resists an official inquiry after a powerful odour is noticed from her property?
    • A. 

      I

    • B. 

      II

    • C. 

      III

    • D. 

      IV

  • 5. 
    How long does Emily keep up the charade that her father is not really dead after he dies?
    • A. 

      3 days

    • B. 

      1 month

    • C. 

      1 week

    • D. 

      4 days

  • 6. 
    In what section does the narrator describe the long illness that Emily suffers after her fathers death?
    • A. 

      I

    • B. 

      II

    • C. 

      III

    • D. 

      V

  • 7. 
    What does Emily claim she wants to use the Arsenic she's purchasing for?
    • A. 

      Wild animals

    • B. 

      Snakes

    • C. 

      Rats

    • D. 

      Bears

  • 8. 
    What section starts with the towns people fearing that Emily intends to use the poison purchased to commit suicide?
    • A. 

      I

    • B. 

      II

    • C. 

      IV

    • D. 

      V

  • 9. 
    At what age does Emily die?
    • A. 

      48

    • B. 

      63

    • C. 

      39

    • D. 

      74

  • 10. 
    What section starts with the description of what happens after Emily dies?
    • A. 

      V

    • B. 

      IV

    • C. 

      III

    • D. 

      II

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