A Rose For Emily

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A Rose For Emily

A Rose For Emily is a fiction novel by American author William Faulkner about fictional characters published in 1930 about the funeral of Emily Grierson. Try out this quiz if you have read the book and see how much you remember.

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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. 
    GWhy 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. 
    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

  • 6. 
    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

  • 7. 
    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

  • 8. 
    Which of these words BEST describes Emily herself?
    • A. 

      Rosy

    • B. 

      Cheerful

    • C. 

      Cooperative

    • D. 

      Lively

    • E. 

      Creepy