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The Gift of the Magi

The Gift of the Magi


by O. Henry

The Gift of the Magi: Hopefully This Also Includes the Receipt of the Magi Quiz

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Q. How much money does Della have?

This feels too much like a math problem. I refuse to answer.
Q. What does Della need to buy?

A birthday gift for her sister
A graduation gift for her son
A Christmas gift for her husband
A Chanukah gift for her agent
Q. What is Della’s greatest treasure?

Her baby boy
Her beautiful hair
Her treasure chest full of treasure that she dug up years ago on Dagger Island
Her diamond necklace
Her wedding ring
Q. What is Jim’s greatest treasure?

His gold watch
His dog Buck
His copy of the Bible
Della. (He just had to say that because she was around. Really, it’s his collection of Taiwanese erotica.)
Q. How does Della get a little extra money?

By begging in the streets
By pawning a piece of jewelry
By checking the coin return slots of every phone booth in town
By investing in Linked In the week before the IPO
By selling her hair