The Fall Of The House Of Usher Quiz

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Have you ever read “The Fall of the House of Usher? ” Think you can pass a quiz on this supernatural horror story by Edgar Allan Poe? The Fall of the House of Usher 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. Let's see if you can answer all the questions correctly! Good Luck


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. 
    Which of the following was true about Lady Madeline
    • A. 

      She was older than Roderick

    • B. 

      She was younger than Roderick

    • C. 

      She was the same Age as Roderick

    • D. 

      None of the above

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

      Same Job

    • B. 

      A talent show

    • C. 

      At a bar

    • D. 

      As childhood friends

  • 14. 
    Which of the following was true about the narrator?
    • A. 

      He hated music because of his sensitive ears

    • B. 

      He was very social

    • C. 

      He wasn't very social

    • D. 

      He loved to sleep

  • 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

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