Charles Dickens Knowledge Quiz

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In honor of Charles Dickens, here is a little quiz about his life and work. This Charles Dickens knowledge quiz is going to be very informative and interesting as you take these questions. We hope you are able to answer most if not all the questions correctly about this legend. So, we should not waste time any further and jump into it. Best of luck to you with this test, guys.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where was Dickens born?
    • A. 

      London, England

    • B. 

      Portsmouth, England

    • C. 

      Edinburgh, Scotland

    • D. 

      Cardiff, Wales

  • 2. 
    How many children did Dickens have?
    • A. 

      Ten Children

    • B. 

      Twelve Children

    • C. 

      Six Children

    • D. 

      Four Children

  • 3. 
    Which of these titles did Dickens write?
    • A. 

      Martin Cheesewiz

    • B. 

      Hard Times

    • C. 

      Tom Sawyer

    • D. 

      Great Exaltations

    • E. 

      The Prince and The Pauper

    • F. 

      Barnaby Rudge

    • G. 

      Our Mutual Friend

    • H. 

      The Mystery of Satis House

    • I. 

      Dombey and Son

    • J. 

      The Life and Adventures of Thomas Knuckleboy

  • 4. 
    Which of these Dickens heroes recieves a large fortune from a mysterious benefactor?
    • A. 

      Eugene Wrayburn

    • B. 

      Arthur Clennam

    • C. 

      Philip Pirrip "Pip"

    • D. 

      Nicholas Nickleby

  • 5. 
    Which of these Dickens heroines was born and raised in debtors' prison?
    • A. 

      Bella Wilfur

    • B. 

      Amy Dorrit

    • C. 

      Esther Summerson

    • D. 

      Estella Havisham

  • 6. 
    How many spirits visit Ebenezer Scrooge in Dickens' famous work A Christmas Carol?
    • A. 

      Two Spirits

    • B. 

      One Spirit

    • C. 

      Five Spirits

    • D. 

      Three Spirits

  • 7. 
    A character in the TV miniseries adaptation of Elizabeth Gaskell's Cranford recommends his favorite Dickens novel and says, "I defy you not to roar!" Which novel is he speaking about?
    • A. 

      The Pickwick Papers

    • B. 

      Oliver Twist

    • C. 

      Martin Chuzzlewit

    • D. 

      The Old Curiosity Shop

  • 8. 
    Which Bleak House character uses phrases such as "brimstone beast" and "shake me up"?
    • A. 

      Mr. Krook

    • B. 

      Mr. Smallweed

    • C. 

      Mr. Tulkinghorn

    • D. 

      Mr. Nemo

  • 9. 
    Which of these surnames was not used by Charles Dickens in one of his novels
    • A. 

      Pecksniff

    • B. 

      Cheeryble

    • C. 

      Pennyfeather

    • D. 

      Bounderby

  • 10. 
    Which famous children's author was once an unwanted houseguest at Dickens' house?
    • A. 

      Beatrix Potter

    • B. 

      Lewis Carroll

    • C. 

      J.M. Barrie

    • D. 

      Hans Christian Andersen

  • 11. 
    How old was Charles Dickens when he died?
    • A. 

      75 years old

    • B. 

      40 years old

    • C. 

      58 years old

    • D. 

      48 years old

  • 12. 
    Which of these was a pen name occasionally used by Dickens?
    • A. 

      Huffman

    • B. 

      Moses

    • C. 

      Boz

    • D. 

      Dickon

  • 13. 
    What was the name of Charles Dickens' wife?
    • A. 

      Charlotte

    • B. 

      Catherine

    • C. 

      Caroline

    • D. 

      Clara

  • 14. 
    In which year was Charles Dickens born?
    • A. 

      1912

    • B. 

      1802

    • C. 

      1812

    • D. 

      1822

  • 15. 
    What was Dickens' full name? 
    • A. 

      Charles John Harmon Dickens

    • B. 

      Charles Joseph Hughes Dickens

    • C. 

      Charles Oliver Nicholas Dickens

    • D. 

      Charles John Huffam Dickens

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