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Agatha Christie Quiz
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She's the best-selling mystery writer of all time. How much do you know about Agatha Christie? Take our quiz to test your knowledge of her life and legacy.

Where was Agatha Christie born?

  • Australia
  • England
  • United States

True or false: Christie's parents encouraged her to read and write at a young age.

  • true
  • false

What was Christie's first published novel?

  • "The Mysterious Affair at Styles"
  • "Murder on the Orient Express"
  • "And Then There Were None"

Which Christie character was featured in "The Mysterious Affair at Styles"?

  • Miss Marple
  • Tommy and Tuppence
  • Hercule Poirot

What was the name of Christie's only child?

  • Rosalind
  • Elizabeth
  • Sarah

True or false: Agatha Christie was kidnapped in 1926.

  • true
  • false

What Christie novel later became a play called "Alibi"?

  • "N or M?"
  • "The Murder of Roger Ackroyd"
  • "Death on the Nile"

Where did Agatha Christie meet her second husband?

  • church
  • blind date
  • archaeological dig

What year did Agatha Christie die?

  • 1956
  • 1966
  • 1976

How long did it take Christie to write each book?

  • three months
  • six months
  • one year

What type of books did Christie write under a pen name?

  • romance
  • horror
  • comedy

How many novels did Christie publish in her lifetime?

  • 33
  • 46
  • 66

How many Agatha Christie novels feature Hercule Poirot?

  • 11
  • 22
  • 33

What was the title of the final Poirot novel?

  • "Fin"
  • "Curtain"
  • "Eclipse"

What detective is featured in "The Murder at the Vicarage"?

  • Miss Maple
  • Miss Mason
  • Miss Marple

True or false: Miss Marple only appeared in three Agatha Christie novels.

  • true
  • false

Where did Miss Marple reside?

  • St. Mary Mead
  • London
  • Berkshire

Who were the Young Adventurers?

  • Tiny and Teeny
  • Timmy and Tommy
  • Tommy and Tuppence

What year was the first Tommy and Tuppence book published?

  • 1921
  • 1941
  • 1961

What was Ariadne Oliver's profession?

  • doctor
  • novelist
  • lawyer

What author was chosen to continue the stories of Poirot following Christie's death?

  • Tana French
  • Kate Morton
  • Sophie Hannah

True or false: "And Then There Were None" was voted the best Agatha Christie book of all time in 2015.

  • true
  • false

What year was "And Then There Were None" released?

  • 1919
  • 1929
  • 1939

How many strangers are lured to an island in "And Then There Were None"?

  • seven
  • 10
  • 12

What location did Christie choose for "Death Comes at the End," her only historical mystery?

  • Thebes
  • China
  • Rome

What was the Orient Express?

  • train
  • plane
  • boat

True or false: "N or M?" is set in the American Revolution.

  • true
  • false

Who is the first victim in "The ABC Murders"?

  • Mrs. Smith
  • Mrs. Davis
  • Mrs. Ascher

What book became the 1946 play "Hidden Horizons"?

  • "The Murder at the Vicarage"
  • "Death on the Nile"
  • "The Secret Adversary"

What year did Christie publish her first romance novel?

  • 1919
  • 1926
  • 1934