How Well Do You Know Edgar Allan Poe Quiz


How Well Do You Know Edgar Allan Poe Quiz

Edgar Allan Poe Quiz

Question 1
O God! can I not grasp --- Them with a tighter clasp?" is from which of these poems?
A
Annabel Lee
B
A Dream Within A Dream
C
The City in the Sea
Question 1 Explanation: 
A Dream Within A Dream
Question 2
In "The Spectacles", Poe writes that "... it was the fashion to ridicule the idea of _________..."
A
a mental illness
B
love at first sight
C
specters and spirits
Question 2 Explanation: 
love at first sight
Question 3
Gendarmes are mentioned several times in "The Murders in the Rue Morgue". What is a gendarme?
A
A Police Officer
B
A Piece of Furniture
C
A Person Who Studies Conformations In The Skull
Question 3 Explanation: 
A Police Officer
Question 4
In the poem "Eldorado", a shade tells a knight that he must "Ride, _____, ride..." should he seek Eldorado.
A
diligently
B
boldly
C
swiftly
Question 4 Explanation: 
boldly
Question 5
In "The Pit and the Pendulum", a man is trapped in a single room. What shape was the room?
A
circular
B
square
C
hexagonal
Question 5 Explanation: 
square
Question 6
Which of his poems ends with "They weep: -- from off their delicate stems; Perennial tears descend in gems"?
A
The Valley of Unrest
B
For Annie
C
The Haunted Palace
Question 6 Explanation: 
The Valley of Unrest
Question 7
In what year was "The Raven" first published?
A
1845
B
1850
C
1848
D
1856
Question 7 Explanation: 
1845
Question 8
"The Raven" opens with: "Once upon a midnight ____, while I pondered..."
A
dreary
B
hour
C
clear
Question 8 Explanation: 
dreary
Question 9
In "The Cask of Amantillado", what family's catacombs did the men descend into?
A
Luchresi
B
Fortunato
C
Montresor
Question 9 Explanation: 
Montresor
Question 10
TRUE! -- nervous -- very, very dreadfully nervous I had been and am..." - is the opening to which of these stories?
A
The Pit and the Pendulum
B
The Tell-Tale Heart
C
The Man of the Crowd<
Question 10 Explanation: 
The Tell-Tale Heart
Question 11
In "The Fall of the House of Usher", Poe talks of "... inverted images of the gray sedge, and the ghastly stem trees..." What is a sedge?
A
A Type of Wood Molding
B
A Kind of Soil
C
A Marsh Plant
Question 11 Explanation: 
A Marsh Plant
Question 12
Poe released his first book, a collection of poetry, while enlisted in the army. It's author was listed as "A Bostonian," and it was titled?
A
The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym
B
Al Aaraaf, and Minor Poems
C
Tamerlane and Other Poems
Question 12 Explanation: 
Tamerlane and Other Poems
There are 12 questions to complete.

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