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Trivia Quiz - Edgar Allan Poe: Master of Mystery


Edgar Allan Poe: Master Of Mystery.

Quiz Number: 3273
Date Submitted: November 13, 2009
Quiz Categories: American Authors
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: Secret_Author
Average Score: 51 percent
Times Taken: 80 times
Taken by Registered Users: 9
Quiz is about: Edgar A Poe

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1. In what month did Edgar Allan Poe's poem "The Raven" take place?
  A.   June
  B.   September
  C.   March
  D.   December

2. Edgar Allan Poe is credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction. He is also considered the inventor of what other genre?
  A.   romance fiction
  B.   comedy fiction
  C.   horror fiction
  D.   detective fiction

3. One of Edgar Allan Poe's early works was an anonymous collection called "Tamerlane And Other Poems" that was credited to only whom"
  A.   a sad soul
  B.   a Bostonian
  C.   a lost soul
  D.   a departed

4. Edgar Allan Poe joined the U.S. Army in May of 1827. What name did he use when he signed up?
  A.   Edgar A. Perry
  B.   Edgar A. Poe
  C.   Edgar Allan
  D.   Edgar Winter

5. While owner and editor of the Broadway Journey, Edgar Allan Poe publicly accused what writer of plagiarism?
  A.   Herman Melville
  B.   Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  C.   Henry David Thoreau
  D.   Nathaniel Hawthorne

6. Name the Edgar Allan Poe poem that begins "It was many and many a year ago, in a kingdom by the sea that a maiden there lived whom you may know"?
  A.   For Annie
  B.   To Helen
  C.   Annabel Lee
  D.   Lenore

7. What was the name of the detective that Edgar Allan Poe used in "The Murders In The Rue Morgue"?
  A.   Sherlock Holmes
  B.   Henri Duval
  C.   Adolphe Le Bon
  D.   C. Auguste Dupin

8. On January 19th of every year since 1949, an unknown visitor has come to Edgar Allan Poe's original grave marker. What does the visitor always leave at the marker?
  A.   A Box Of Cigars
  B.   A Single Carnation
  C.   Three Roses
  D.   A Book Of Poetry

9. Edgar Allan Poe's mystery "Thou Art The Man" was about the murder of Mr. Barnabas Shuttleworthy. Who was the murderer?
  A.   Mr. Charles Goodfellow
  B.   Mr. Pennifeather
  C.   Mr. Augustus Bedloe
  D.   Mr. Rattleburgers

10. What was the name of Mr. William Legrand's manservant in Edgar Allan Poe's short story "The Gold-Bug"?
  A.   Mars
  B.   Jupiter
  C.   Uncle Tom
  D.   Sam


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