Edgar Allan Poe

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Test your knowledge of Edgar Allan Poe by taking one of our user-contributed quizzes! Each quiz is multiple choice and includes questions on plot points, themes, and character traits. Test your knowledge online or print for classroom use.

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

    The Fall of the House of Usher Overview

    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

    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...

  • Fortunato in The Cask of Amontillado

    Fortunato in The Cask of Amontillado

    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...

  • The Purloined Letter Overview

    The Purloined Letter Overview

    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

    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

    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...

  • The Cask of Amontillado Overview

    The Cask of Amontillado Overview

    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

    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 Pit and the Pendulum Overview

    The Pit and the Pendulum Overview

    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.