Mary Shelley Quiz

Mary Shelley Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

Everyone knows the horror story of Frankenstein... but do you know about its original creator? Take the Mary Shelley quiz from eNotes to find out! Contains ten questions about the extraordinary life of the woman whose work still haunts our nightmares.

  • Question 1

    Where did Shelley claim the idea for Frankenstein came from?

  • Question 2

    How old was Shelley when her first poem was published?

  • Question 3

    Which famous early feminist was Shelley's mother?

  • Question 4

    What sparked Shelley's interest in reanimation of the human body?

  • Question 5

    Who illustrated Shelley's book Original Stories from Real Life?

  • Question 6

    Who was NOT a frequent guest in Shelley's childhood home, a place for intellectual gatherings?

  • Question 7

    True or False: Shelley's mother died just days after her birth

  • Question 8

    Where did Shelley meet her future husband, the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley?

  • Question 9

    How old was Mary Shelley when she wrote Frankenstein?

  • Question 10

    With what other poet did the Shelleys frequently spend time?

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