Quiz: A Rose For Emily

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"A Rose For Emily" is a fiction novel by American author W. Faulkner about fictional characters published in 1930 about the funeral of Emily Grierson. The quiz will gauge how much you know about the story. The story had amazing characters, superb delivery lines, and an interesting plot. This quiz contains questions about the novel to see how much you know or remember about it. If you find the quiz interesting, do share it with your friends. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is this?
    • A. 

      Emily Grierson

    • B. 

      Colonel Sartoris

    • C. 

      Judge Stevens

    • D. 

      Homer Barron("her lover")

    • E. 

      Emily's servent

  • 2. 
    Why did everybody complain about Emily's house?
    • A. 

      The ugly appearance

    • B. 

      The smell

    • C. 

      The noise

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Nobody complained

  • 3. 
    What did the townspeople find laying on the pillow next to Homer Barron?
    • A. 

      A hair

    • B. 

      A button

    • C. 

      Another skull

    • D. 

      A tooth

    • E. 

      Emily's will

  • 4. 
    What did Emily want to buy from the druggist?
    • A. 

      Aspirin

    • B. 

      Birth control

    • C. 

      Arthritis medication

    • D. 

      Vitamins

    • E. 

      Arsenic

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is a motif (recurring element) in the story?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 6. 
    After the death of Emily's father, how many days was it before he was buried?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      17

    • E. 

      He was never buried

  • 7. 
    What did the townspeople do about the smell coming form Emily's house?
    • A. 

      Sprinkled lime secretly all around the house

    • B. 

      Raided her house looking for the source

    • C. 

      Asked her why her house smelled so bad

    • D. 

      Tried to tax her because of it

    • E. 

      Killed her

  • 8. 
    Who was the only one seen coming and going for Emily's house for many years?
    • A. 

      Emily

    • B. 

      Emily's father

    • C. 

      Tobe, the "Negro" servant

    • D. 

      Emily's black cat

    • E. 

      Mary, the housekeep

  • 9. 
    Which of these words BEST describes Emily herself?
    • A. 

      Rosy

    • B. 

      Cheerful

    • C. 

      Cooperative

    • D. 

      Lively

    • E. 

      Creepy

  • 10. 
    What is the motif of the story?
    • A. 

      Gossips

    • B. 

      Crying

    • C. 

      Depression

    • D. 

      Hunting

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