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O. Henry (real name William Sydney Porter) in ...

O. Henry in his thirties. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) What was O. Henry’s real name?
a) Henry Ford
b) Clark Cable
c) Arthur Kent
d) William Sidney Porter

2) When was O. Henry born?
a) 14 April 1865
b) 11 September 1862
c) 2 January 1870
d) 3 June 1868

3) Which humourous weekly was started by O. Henry?
a) Shankar’s Weekly
b) Eve’s Weekly
c) The Tablet
d) The Rolling Stone

4) Where did O. Henry work as a teller?
a) First National Bank, Austin
b) ANZ Grindlays Bank, Atlanta
c) Chase Manhattan Bank, New York
d) First American Bank, Washington

5) Where did O. Henry flee to avoid trial?
a) Canada
b) Mexico
c) Honduras
d) Brazil

The Gift of the Magi

The Gift of the Magi (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

6) Which story by O. Henry deals with sacrifices husband and wife make for buying Christmas presents for each other?
a) Let me feel your pulse
b) The Gentle Grafter
c) The Gift of the Magi
d) Heart of the West

7) How many dollars does Della get for her hair in The Gift of the Magi?
a) 80
b) 60
c) 40
d) 20

8) What does Jim buy for Della in The Gift of the Magi?
a) Diamond ring
b) Gold chain
c) Silver bracelet
d) Combs

English: The William Sidney Porter House 30.26...

O. Henry’s House 30.2657° -97.7391°, Austin, Texas, United States.The structure was added to the National Register of Historic Places on June 18, 1973. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

9) Which story by O. Henry deals with kidnappers who find the kidnapped boy a nuisance and want to return him with money?
a) The Cop and the Anthem
b) The Duplicity of Hargraves
c) Christmas by Injunction
d) The Ransom of Red Chief

10) Where did O. Henry die?
a) Austin
b) London
c) New York
d) Philadelphia

O. Henry Quiz Questions with Answers

William Sydney Porter

William Sydney Porter (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) What was O. Henry’s real name?
d) William Sidney Porter

2) When was O. Henry born?
b) 11 September 1862

3) Which humourous weekly was started by O. Henry?
d) The Rolling Stone

4) Where did O. Henry work as a teller?
a) First National Bank, Austin

5) Where did O. Henry flee to avoid trial?
c) Honduras

6) Which story by O. Henry deals with sacrifices husband and wife make for buying Christmas presents for each other?
c) The Gift of the Magi

7) How many dollars does Della get for her hair in The Gift of the Magi?
d) 20

8) What does Jim buy for Della in The Gift of the Magi?
d) Combs

9) Which story by O. Henry deals with kidnappers who find the kidnapped boy a nuisance and want to return him with money?
d) The Ransom of Red Chief

10) Where did O. Henry die?
c) New York

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Originally posted 2014-09-01 06:49:32. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Updated: July 1, 2016 — 9:59 pm

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