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Edgar's Inspiration: His Wife and His Life

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Edgars Inspiration  His Wife and His Life game quiz
"Do you know Edgar Allen Poe? Are you sure? Really? Prove it, now!"

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. Edgar Allan Poe's wife called him by what pet name?
    Little Eddie
    Al
    Freddie
    Raven


2. Frances Sargent Osgood was the the subject of a rumor with Edgar Allan Poe. What important event in Poe's life was happening at the time that this rumor was going around?
    Edgar's mother was dying.
    Virginia Clemm was dying.
    Osgood's daughter was dying.
    Edgar's foster father was dying.


3. Virginia Clemm was very young when she married Edgar. If she was thirteen, how old was Edgar?
    27
    21
    35
    13


4. Virginia Clemm was what relation to Edgar?
    cousin
    sister
    aunt
    none


5. In his poem "Annabel Lee", who was the assumed model for the title character?
    Elizabeth Rodriguez
    Virginia Clemm
    Mary Tudor
    Alexandra Alcott


6. The true circumstances of Edgar Allan Poe's death are not known, but how old was he was when he died?
    40
    82
    21
    36


7. When Edgar Allan Poe was two years of age, a significant event in his life took place. What was this event?
    His sister got tuberculosis.
    His mother died.
    His father died.
    His brother was thrown in jail.


8. There exists a picture of Edgar Allan Poe without his moustache.
    True
    False


9. How did Virginia Clemm die?
    Malaria
    Yellow Fever
    Spanish Influenza
    Tuberculosis


10. Edgar Allan Poe was never lawfully adopted.
    True
    False


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