Ultimate Trivia About Edgar Allan Poe

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following stories did Edgar Allan Poe not write?
    • A. 

      Loss Of Breath

    • B. 

      Metzengerstein

    • C. 

      King Pest

    • D. 

      The Monkey's Paw

  • 2. 
    Which progressive rock band did an entire album of songs based on the works of Edgar Allan Poe?
    • A. 

      Judas Priest

    • B. 

      Rush

    • C. 

      The Alan Parsons Project

    • D. 

      Blue Oyster Cult

  • 3. 
    Where is it said Edgar Allan Poe wrote a first draft of "The Raven"?
    • A. 

      Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, New York

    • B. 

      Baltimore Days Before His Death

    • C. 

      At Home Before His Wife's Death

    • D. 

      At A Bar In New York City

  • 4. 
    Which rock 'n roll band mentions Edgar Allan Poe in one of their songs?
    • A. 

      The Doors

    • B. 

      Rage Against The Machine

    • C. 

      The Rolling Stones

    • D. 

      The Beatles

  • 5. 
    Which of these do annual awards called "The Edgars" in Edgar Allan Poe's honor recognize?
    • A. 

      Most Promising New Horror Writer

    • B. 

      Best Mystery Novel

    • C. 

      Best Horror Short Story

    • D. 

      Best Horror Movie Production

  • 6. 
    In what month did Virginia Poe (Edgar Allen Poe's wife) die?
    • A. 

      January

    • B. 

      May

    • C. 

      December

    • D. 

      September

  • 7. 
    How tall was Edgar Allan Poe?
    • A. 

      5'8'

    • B. 

      5'10'

    • C. 

      6'0'

    • D. 

      5'5'

  • 8. 
    Which month did Poe die?
    • A. 

      November

    • B. 

      October

    • C. 

      December

    • D. 

      February

  • 9. 
    Which of these French authors translated the novels of Edgar Allan Poe?
    • A. 

      Charles Beaudelaire

    • B. 

      Moliere

    • C. 

      Alexandre Dumas

    • D. 

      Victor Hugo

  • 10. 
    What is the name of the mummy in "Some Words With A Mummy" (1845)?
    • A. 

      Toukahnsam

    • B. 

      Allamistakeo

    • C. 

      Nefertiti

    • D. 

      Toutankhamon

  • 11. 
    On what month and day was Edgar Allan Poe born?
    • A. 

      18-Nov

    • B. 

      28-May

    • C. 

      4-Aug

    • D. 

      19-Jan

  • 12. 
    When and where did Edgar Allan Poe die?
    • A. 

      Boston, October 20, 1832

    • B. 

      Philadelphia, May 17, 1853

    • C. 

      New York, November 11, 1841

    • D. 

      Baltimore, October 7, 1849

  • 13. 
    In which cemetery is Poe buried?
    • A. 

      Mt. Auburn Cemetery

    • B. 

      Westminster Burying Grounds

    • C. 

      Baltimore Burying Grounds

    • D. 

      St. Joseph's Cemetery

  • 14. 
    In the cemetery, who lies to Edgar Allan Poe's right?
    • A. 

      His Wife

    • B. 

      His Mother-In-Law

    • C. 

      His Mother

    • D. 

      His Father

  • 15. 
    In the cemetery, who lies to Edgar Allan Poe's left?
    • A. 

      No One

    • B. 

      His Mother

    • C. 

      His Wife

    • D. 

      The Baby

  • 16. 
    "The Fall of the House of Usher" was written in which year?
    • A. 

      1843

    • B. 

      1840

    • C. 

      1839

    • D. 

      1848

  • 17. 
    "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" was written in which year?
    • A. 

      1846

    • B. 

      1847

    • C. 

      1849

    • D. 

      1841

  • 18. 
    For what reason did Edgar Allan Poe leave the University of Virginia after one year?
    • A. 

      Failing Grades

    • B. 

      Gambling Debts

    • C. 

      Alcohol

    • D. 

      He Didn't Leave

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