A. Poe was born in:

  1. 1889
  2. 1909
  3. 1809

B. His mother was:

  1. A seamstress
  2. An actress
  3. A playwright

C. Why was Poe unable to return to University of Virginia after only one session?

  1. He enlisted in the Army
  2. His foster father, Mr. Allan, did not give him the money needed for expenses.
  3. He was failing out of school.

D. Edgar A. Perry was:

  1. Maria Poe Clemm’s uncle
  2. A friend of Poe’s in the Army.
  3. The name Poe used when enlisting in the Army.

E. Poe’s second book of poetry was:

  1. Al Araaf, Tamerlane and Minor Poems
  2. Tamerlane and Other Poems
  3. Tamerlane, Al Araaf, Minor Poems

F. Virginia Clemm was:

  1. Poe’s wife
  2. Poe’s cousin
  3. Both

G. From 1835-1837 Poe edited for the following publication:

  1. Philadelphia Saturday Courier
  2. Southern Literary Messenger
  3. Graham’s Magazine

H. Poe was well known not only for his sensational tales but also for his:

  1. Haiku
  2. Bedtime stories
  3. Slashing reviews

I. Poe’s infamous poem “The Raven” was published in this year:

  1. 1844
  2. 1845
  3. 1846

J. Poe died on October 7, 1849 from:

  1. Causes unknown
  2. Influenza
  3. Tuberculosis