O. Henry Quiz

O. Henry Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

How much do you know about the author famous for his surprise, twist endings? Take the O. Henry quiz from eNotes to find out! Contains ten questions about this beloved short story writer.

  • Question 1

    On what charge was Henry arrested?

  • Question 2

    Hoping to improve his health, to which state did Henry move when he was 20 years old?

  • Question 3

    What was O. Henry's real name?

  • Question 4

    To avoid prosecution, to what country did Henry abscond?

  • Question 5

    Why did the mother of the girl Henry wanted to marry, Athol Estes, object to their union?

  • Question 6

    An accomplished musician, what instrument did Henry play?

  • Question 7

    True or False: Henry was sentenced to five years in prison

  • Question 8

    At age 19, Henry became a licensed ____________.

  • Question 9

    Where did Henry grow up?

  • Question 10

    True or False: Henry never married

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