Do You Know About Edgar Allan Poe?

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  • 1. 
    What was Edgar Allan Poe deathly afraid of?
    • A. 

      Decapitation

    • B. 

      Premature Burial

    • C. 

      Black Cats

    • D. 

      Marriage

  • 2. 
    How old was his first cousin Virginia Eliza Clemm when Edgar Allan Poe married her?
    • A. 

      27

    • B. 

      13

    • C. 

      21

    • D. 

      41

  • 3. 
    In Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart", what animal did the narrator use in describing the old man's eye?
    • A. 

      Vulture

    • B. 

      Ant

    • C. 

      Bear

    • D. 

      Cat

  • 4. 
    What happens at the end of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart"?
    • A. 

      The Narrator Confesses

    • B. 

      The Murderer Dies

    • C. 

      The Heart Explodes

    • D. 

      The Victim Comes Back To Life

  • 5. 
    In Edgar Allan Poe's story "Hop-Frog", who was Hop-Frog's friend?
    • A. 

      Fortunato

    • B. 

      Doctor Tarr

    • C. 

      Trippetta

    • D. 

      Ligeia

  • 6. 
    Which of the following movies quoted a line from Poe's "The Raven"?
    • A. 

      The Birds

    • B. 

      The Shining

    • C. 

      The Crow

    • D. 

      Carrie

  • 7. 
    What has been mysteriously left on Poe's grave the since 1949?
    • A. 

      A Gold Bug

    • B. 

      A Book Of Poe's Works

    • C. 

      A Rose And A Bottle Of Amontillado

    • D. 

      A Rose And A Partial Bottle Of Cognac

  • 8. 
    From which of Poe's poems is the following quote taken: "This I whispered, and an echo murmured back the word, Lenore!"?
    • A. 

      Lenore

    • B. 

      A Dream Within A Dream

    • C. 

      Dream-Land

    • D. 

      The Raven

  • 9. 
    What was the name of Edgar Allan Poe's cat?
    • A. 

      Katia

    • B. 

      Catherine

    • C. 

      Catterina

    • D. 

      Kitten

  • 10. 
    What city was Edgar A. Poe in when he died?
    • A. 

      New York

    • B. 

      Boston

    • C. 

      Richmond

    • D. 

      Baltimore

  • 11. 
    What caused the death of Edgar Allan Poe's wife, Virginia?
    • A. 

      Cancer

    • B. 

      Influenza

    • C. 

      Tuberculosis

    • D. 

      Smallpox

  • 12. 
    Which of the following Edgar Allen Poe stories/poems was his only real instant hit?
    • A. 

      The Black Cat

    • B. 

      The Raven

    • C. 

      The Tell-Tale Heart

    • D. 

      The Pit And The Pendulum

  • 13. 
    Which author denigrated Edgar Allan Poe as "the jingle man"?
    • A. 

      Ralph Waldo Emerson

    • B. 

      Charles Dickens

    • C. 

      Henry David Thoreau

    • D. 

      Wilkie Collins

  • 14. 
    In the Edgar Allan Poe classic "The Black Cat", what was on the cat's breast?
    • A. 

      A Guillotine

    • B. 

      A Blade

    • C. 

      A Gun

    • D. 

      A Wine Bottle

  • 15. 
    In "The Pit and the Pendulum" what did the white candles stand for in the beginning?
    • A. 

      White Angels

    • B. 

      Snow

    • C. 

      Paper

    • D. 

      White Devils

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