Edgar Allan Poe Quizzes

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Test your knowledge of Edgar Allan Poe by taking an eNotes quiz! Created and approved by high school teachers, each eNotes quiz is multiple choice and includes questions on plot points, themes, and character traits. eNotes quizzes can be taken online or printed for classroom use.

  • The Raven (History and Summary)
  • The Fall of the House of Usher Overview
    The Fall of the House of Usher Overview by enotes

    Test your knowledge of Poe's gothic horror story with eNotes' "The Fall of the House of Usher" Overview Quiz, covering major and minor plot details and characters to better help you in your studies.

  • Narrator in The Tell-Tale Heart
    Narrator in The Tell-Tale Heart by enotes

    Something horrible has happened to the narrator's roommate. The only answers given come from the narrator himself. What does he choose to reveal and what information does he conceal? Be sure you recall by taking the eNotes quiz about this character from "The Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe.

  • Fortunato in The Cask of Amontillado
    Fortunato in The Cask of Amontillado by enotes

    Fortunado's name is quite ironic, for if there was ever a character less fortunate in literature, it is he. Be sure you understand how Fortunado becomes the victim in Montresor's evil plan by taking the quiz over his character in the classic short story "The Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allan Poe from eNotes.

  • The Purloined Letter Overview
    The Purloined Letter Overview by enotes

    What mysterious information hides on a stolen letter? Take eNotes' "The Purloined Letter" Overview Quiz if you think your detective skills are as sharp as Dupin's!

  • The Black Cat Overview
  • The Raven Overview
    The Raven Overview by enotes

    Almost everyone knows the line "Quoth the raven, nevermore," but what else do you recall from Edgar Allan Poe's famous poem? Find out by taking the eNotes quiz for "The Raven." 

  • The Tell-Tale Heart Overview
    The Tell-Tale Heart Overview by enotes

    The narrator of this stomach-churning story makes many claims, but are they truthful and is he reliable... at all? Decide if you understand one of Poe's most messed-up characters by taking the quiz over the Narrator in "The Tell-Tale Heart" from eNotes. Five questions let you know in a flash if you understand his importance in the short story.

  • The Cask of Amontillado Overview
    The Cask of Amontillado Overview by enotes

    Why has Montresor vowed revenge against his friend Fortunato, and where does he take him? Find the answers to these questions and more in eNotes' "The Cask of Amontillado" Overview Quiz. Test your knowledge of Poe's chilling tale today!

  • The Masque of the Read Death Overview
    The Masque of the Read Death Overview by enotes

    Edgar Allan Poe is the king of creeps, his stories send shivers down the spines of those who endeavor to read his works. "The Masque of the Red Death" is no exception, the mysterious illness that sweeps Prince Prospero's kingdom is personified in the nightmarish masked ball the prince hosts. The dark imagery and inhuman characters in this story work well to invoke feelings of apprehension. Take the eNotes' "Masque of the Red Death" Overview Quiz to see if you can recall the gruesome details of this literary classic!

  • The Pit and the Pendulum Overview
    The Pit and the Pendulum Overview by enotes

    What frightening facts can you recall from Edgar Allan Poe’s "The Pit and the Pendulum"? This eNotes quiz will let you see how well you remember this terrible ordeal of torture and insanity by asking you five questions about the narrator’s experience.