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The Murders in the Rue Morgue

The Murders in the Rue Morgue


by Edgar Allan Poe

The Murders in the Rue Morgue: Hey, It Isn't the Rue Sunshine, What Do You Expect? Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Murders in the Rue Morgue? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What card game is contrasted with chess?

Spit in the Ocean
Q. Why does Dupin begin investigating the murders in the Rue Morgue?

Because if he began investigating the murders in the Rue du Bac, the title wouldn’t make any sense
Because he has a love of detecting
Because he is assigned to the case
Because his brother was one of the victims
Q. What was heard coming from upstairs on the night of the murders?

A gunshot
Accordion music. Especially bad accordion music, which is saying something.
A couple of voices
The barking of a dog
Q. Where is Mademoiselle L’Espanaye’s body found?

Stuffed up the chimney
On the floor. Boy, that would make for a pretty boring answer. I hope this is a decoy.
Sewn into the cushion of a sofa
Wrapped inside a bear rug
Hanging on a coat hook
Q. Why is Le Bon arrested?

Because he was seen at the scene of the crime on the night of the murders
Because it was well-known that he had an antagonistic relationship with the deceased
Because he had a connection to the money that was found at the scene of the crime
Because no one can stand to see him blow yet another NBA Finals