Dorothy Parker Quiz

Dorothy Parker Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

How much do you know about the poet and satirist known for her sharp and biting wit? Take the Dorothy Parker quiz from eNotes to find out. Contains ten questions about this wisecracking writer.

  • Question 1

    True or False: Parker never married

  • Question 2

    Whom did Parker consider the "greatest living writer of short stories"?

  • Question 3

    Where did Parker sell her first poem?

  • Question 4

    With which famous author did Parker have a short-lived affair?

  • Question 5

    What was Parker's preferred drink?

  • Question 6

    Parker claimed to be following in the "exquisite footsteps" of whom?

  • Question 7

    Where did Parker move to in 1926?

  • Question 8

    True or False: Parker attempted suicide many times

  • Question 9

    True or False: Parker drank so much that she used tuberose -- a perfume used by undertakers -- to mask the scent of her consumption

  • Question 10

    Which of the following writers did Parker consider a "kindred spirit"?

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