A Christmas Carol Stave 5 Review Quiz

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A Christmas Carol Stave 5 Review Quiz - Quiz

Scrooge wakes up grateful for a second chance at his life and shocks everyone with his jovial behavior at Christmas, which was one of the highlights of the story. What else can you remember from Christmas Carol? Take the simple quiz below to refresh your memory as you wait for the real test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Why does Scrooge not know what day it is when he awakens at the beginning of Stave 5?

    • A.

      He is hung over from drinking too much wine.

    • B.

      He cannot see a clock from his bed.

    • C.

      All is quiet and silent outside in the street.

    • D.

      Jacob Marley had predicted that the spirits would visit him on three separate and successive nights.

    • E.

      Scrooge cannot tell time.

    Correct Answer
    D. Jacob Marley had predicted that the spirits would visit him on three separate and successive nights.
    Explanation
    Marley has told Scrooge: "Expect the first tomorrow, when the bell tolls one. Expect the second on the next night at the same hour. The third upon the next night when the last stroke of twelve has ceased to vibrate."

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  • 2. 

    Who tells Scrooge what day it actually is?

    • A.

      A boy in the street

    • B.

      A girl in the street

    • C.

      Bob Crachit

    • D.

      Jacob Marley

    • E.

      Tiny Tim

    Correct Answer
    A. A boy in the street
    Explanation
    In the story "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens, a boy in the street tells Scrooge what day it actually is. This happens after Scrooge has been visited by the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come and has seen his own grave. The boy informs Scrooge that it is Christmas Day, which prompts Scrooge to change his ways and embrace the spirit of the holiday. The boy's revelation serves as a catalyst for Scrooge's transformation and redemption.

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  • 3. 

    What does Scrooge send to Bob Crachit's house on Christmas Day?

    • A.

      A fruit basket.

    • B.

      A prize turkey for dinner.

    • C.

      A large goose for dinner.

    • D.

      A large duck for dinner.

    • E.

      A partridge in a pear tree.

    Correct Answer
    B. A prize turkey for dinner.
    Explanation
    Not only is the turkey huge, but it is also a sign of generosity on Scrooge's part since a turkey would be far more costly than a goose.

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  • 4. 

    Whom does Scrooge meet on the street on Christmas Day?

    • A.

      Santa Claus.

    • B.

      Queen Victoria

    • C.

      The charitable gentlemen, to whom Scrooge now makes a contribution.

    • D.

      Bob Crachit

    • E.

      Tiny Tim

    Correct Answer
    C. The charitable gentlemen, to whom Scrooge now makes a contribution.
    Explanation
    On Christmas Day, Scrooge meets the charitable gentlemen on the street and decides to make a contribution to them. This encounter is significant because it marks a turning point in Scrooge's character development. Previously, he was known for his selfishness and indifference towards others, but now he demonstrates a newfound generosity and compassion. By giving to the charitable gentlemen, Scrooge begins to understand the true meaning of Christmas and starts to change his ways.

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  • 5. 

    At whose home does Scrooge have Christmas dinner?

    • A.

      His nephew Fred's

    • B.

      Bob Crachit's

    • C.

      Fezziwig's

    • D.

      Jacob Marley's

    • E.

      Beyonce's

    Correct Answer
    A. His nephew Fred's
    Explanation
    Scrooge has Christmas dinner at his nephew Fred's home. This is evident from the question which asks about the location of Scrooge's Christmas dinner. The correct answer, "His nephew Fred's," implies that Scrooge celebrates Christmas at his nephew's house.

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