O. Henry Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

O. Henry Quiz

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

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

  • Question 2

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

  • Question 3

    At age 19, Henry became a licensed ____________.

  • Question 4

    What was O. Henry's real name?

  • Question 5

    On what charge was Henry arrested?

  • Question 6

    An accomplished musician, what instrument did Henry play?

  • Question 7

    Where did Henry grow up?

  • Question 8

    True or False: Henry never married

  • Question 9

    To avoid prosecution, to what country did Henry abscond?

  • Question 10

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

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