Trivia: The Fall Of The House Of Usher! Quiz

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Trivia: The Fall Of The House Of Usher! Quiz

Have you ever read “The Fall of the House of Usher? ” It is a supernatural horror story by Edgar Allan Poe. It was first published in 1839 in Burton’s Gentleman’s Magazine, then included in Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque. The short story is considered Gothic fiction. It contains themes of insanity, family, isolation, and metaphysical identities. This quiz will help you experience the tale by Poe.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What color tint were the windows that made the narrator feel uneasy?
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Blue

    • C. 

      Green

    • D. 

      Yellow

  • 2. 
    What was the Sister's name in the story?
    • A. 

      Teressa

    • B. 

      Lady Mary

    • C. 

      Lady Madeline

    • D. 

      Snoopy

  • 3. 
    What was one of the Narrator's ideas for Roderick being sick? 
    • A. 

      The doctor injected him with a lethal poison

    • B. 

      He had eaten a bad batch of food from the market

    • C. 

      The house and the tarn were somehow making him sick

    • D. 

      His sister was a zombie and was making him one too

  • 4. 
    What did the windows look like?
    • A. 

      Noses

    • B. 

      Squares

    • C. 

      Circles

    • D. 

      Eyes

  • 5. 
    When do you think this story took place?
    • A. 

      2050

    • B. 

      1996

    • C. 

      1692

    • D. 

      1805

  • 6. 
    What did Roderick and the Narrator do to try to make Roderick happy again?
    • A. 

      Play Football

    • B. 

      Listen to Drums

    • C. 

      Eat lots of spicy foods

    • D. 

      Paint

  • 7. 
    The House falling apart at the stories end right after Roderick dies shows what?
    • A. 

      Parallelism

    • B. 

      Irony

    • C. 

      A clause

    • D. 

      Symbolism

  • 8. 
    How did the doctor greet the narrator upon his arrival?
    • A. 

      Rudely

    • B. 

      Sternly

    • C. 

      Sadly

    • D. 

      Happily

  • 9. 
    What kinds of feeling were the must abundant in this book?
    • A. 

      Happy

    • B. 

      Ominous

    • C. 

      Sad

    • D. 

      Enjoyable

  • 10. 
    Who died in the story?
    • A. 

      Lady Madeline, The Narrator

    • B. 

      The Doctor, The Narrator

    • C. 

      Roderick Usher, Lady Madeline

    • D. 

      The Doctor, Roderick Usher

  • 11. 
    If you were the Narrator how would you describe Roderick with this disease?
    • A. 

      Crazy

    • B. 

      Funny

    • C. 

      Depressed

    • D. 

      Traumatized

  • 12. 
    Was Lady Madeline older or younger or the same age as Roderick?
    • A. 

      Older

    • B. 

      Younger

    • C. 

      Same Age

  • 13. 
    How did Roderick and the Narrator meet?
    • A. 

      Same Job

    • B. 

      A talent show

    • C. 

      At a bar

    • D. 

      As childhood friends

  • 14. 
    Was the Narrator very social?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 15. 
    What has happened to the house over the years?
    • A. 

      It has gotten less livelier

    • B. 

      It's gotten old

    • C. 

      Roderick has destroyed it little by little

    • D. 

      It's been hit by bombs

  • 16. 
    Roderick didn't like non-_______ instruments because they made his sensitive ears hurt.
  • 17. 
    The poem that Roderick wrote The _____ Place was a lot like what the Usher house used to be like.
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