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.

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

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

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

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  4. On what charge was Henry arrested?

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  5. An accomplished musician, what instrument did Henry play?

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  6. What was O. Henry's real name?

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  7. Where did Henry grow up?

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  8. At age 19, Henry became a licensed ____________.

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  9. To avoid prosecution, to what country did Henry abscond?

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  10. True or False: Henry never married

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