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For many high school readers, horror and psychological fiction are genres that maximize engagement with literature. “The Sphinx” by Edgar Allan Poe features plot elements consistent with both genres: a cholera epidemic, social isolation, omens, fear of death, and more. This multiple choice quiz covering “The Sphinx” helps English teachers promote homework accountability, evaluate reading comprehension, and save time at home without sacrificing quality in the classroom. An answer key and copy of the public domain narrative are included. Materials are delivered in printable Word Document and PDF formats. By completing this assessment, students will demonstrate knowledge of the following:

  • The nature of the epidemic
  • The location of the epidemic
  • The narrator’s current location
  • The length of time the narrator is away from home
  • The relationship of the narrator to his roommate
  • General character descriptions
  • The narrator’s beliefs concerning omens
  • The narrator’s obsessive tendencies
  • The narrator’s frightening observation
  • The reason the narrator was mistaken in his observation
  • The roommate’s evaluation of the narrator in the resolution