Free lesson plan for 7th grade and up
History of the Mystery Quiz
Questions are based on the individual authors’ biographies which are located in the Mystery Timeline.
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- Where was Edgar Allan Poe born?
- What was his first love?
- What job did he accept after marriage?
- While he worked at Burton’s, what tale did he write?
- When did Poe introduce the first ever fictional detective and what was his name?
- Where was he born?
- What was his first career?
- Who was the famous detective he created?
- What principles did he use to create this detective?
- How many novels and short stories were created about the famous detective and his sidekick?