Life And Works Of Edgar Allan Poe: Quiz!

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Life And Works Of Edgar Allan Poe: Quiz!

Are you familiar with the life and works of Edgar Allen Poe? Do you think you can pass this quiz? For this quiz, you will be expected to know who Edgar Allen Poe ends up living with, why he left college, his room number in college and the name of the military school Poe attended. This quiz will explain Poe’s life. Once you have completed the quiz a certificate awaits.


Questions and Answers
  • 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 preparatory 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".  The story 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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