The Masque Of The Red Death Short Story By Bethany Griffin

35 Questions | Total Attempts: 190

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  • 1. 
    Poe's father, David Poe, abandoned the family when Edgar was only _____ year(s) old.
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 2. 
    Poe was taken in by the Allan family after his mother died.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Poe had an awesome relationship with his step-father.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Poe's mother, Eliza, was a(n) _______________.
    • A. 

      Seamstress

    • B. 

      Belly Dancer

    • C. 

      Actress

    • D. 

      Singer/Songwriter

  • 5. 
    Poe's step-mother contracted tuberculosis and died.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    During the Bubonic Plague, the Death Bells never rang.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Mr. Allan, Poe's step-father, was always faithful to his wife.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    John Allan sent Edgar to the University of Virginia, an old, prestigious, ivy-league college.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Poe's mother, Eliza, died from brain cancer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Poe joined the Army under the name Edgar Allan Perry.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    When Poe got to the University of Virginia, he tried to make money ________________________.
    • A. 

      Washing dishes

    • B. 

      Singing

    • C. 

      Flipping burgers

    • D. 

      Gambling

  • 12. 
    Poe married his cousin, Virginia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Poe only earned $14 for his poem, "The Raven."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Spread throughout - ______________________
    • A. 

      Profuse

    • B. 

      Sagacious

    • C. 

      Pervaded

    • D. 

      Cessation

  • 15. 
    Edgar Allan Poe contracted the Bubonic Plague and died.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    John Allan left Poe millions of dollars in his will.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The author of "The Masque of the Red Death" is _________________________.
  • 18. 
    _____________________ is the use of specific objects or images to represent abstract ideas.
    • A. 

      Plot

    • B. 

      Symbolism

    • C. 

      Flashback

    • D. 

      Foreshadowing

  • 19. 
    ________________________ is when future events in a story are suggested by the author giving hints or clues.
    • A. 

      Plot

    • B. 

      Symbolism

    • C. 

      Flashback

    • D. 

      Foreshadowing

  • 20. 
    The ___________ or atmosphere of the story is the emotional condition of the story.
    • A. 

      Plot

    • B. 

      Symbolism

    • C. 

      Mood

    • D. 

      Flashback

  • 21. 
    The line "sickness clinging to their very bones" is an example of what literary device?
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Foreshadowing

  • 22. 
    In Florence, it was hard for the Bubonic Plague to spread from person to person because everything was too sterile.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    ______________________ is a type of narration where the present action is temporarily interruped  so that the reader can observe the past events - usually in the form of a character's dreams or memories.
    • A. 

      Plot

    • B. 

      Symbolism

    • C. 

      Flashback

    • D. 

      Foreshadowing

  • 24. 
    The Bubonic Plague is also known as the Pestilence and the Black Death.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    The carriers of the Black Plague were black rats and the fleas that lived in their hair.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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