The Murders in the Rue Morgue
1. What is the name of the author of the epigraph?
(a) Sir Bennet Austin.
(b) Sir Arthur Hoyle.
(c) Sir Thomas Browne.
(d) Sir Samuel Smithe.
2. What is the purpose of the epigraph in the beginning of the story?
(a) To foreshadow future events.
(b) To introduce the characters.
(c) To illustrate the scene.
(d) To give the solution to the mystery.
3. Which of the following is mentioned in the epigraph?
4. What is the epigraph's message to the reader?
(a) Anybody or anything can be a killer.
(b) There are many temptations in life.
(c) All mysteries are solvable.
(d) Analysis is very important.
5. What is an epigraph?
(a) A solution to a problem.
(b) A piece of dialogue.
(c) A piece of figurative language.
(d) A quotation from another work.
6. What does the epigraph introduce?
(a) A recurring theme.
(b) The gothic mansion.
(c) The killer's temperment.
(d) The motivations of each character.
7. Who is described as using calculation, not analysis?
(a) The Narrator.
(c) Draughts players.
(d) Chess players.
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