How Much Do You Actually Know About A Christmas Carol?

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A Christmas Carol Quizzes & Trivia

A Christmas Carol is a novel by Charles Dickens, published at London in 1843. This story revolves around Ebenezer Scrooge, an elderly miser who is visited by the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley and the spirits of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come. After their visits, Scrooge is transformed into a gentleman. There are four staves out of which we will be dealing with Stave 1 and 2. So, let's try out this quiz and recall the characters as well story. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a song of Joy and Praise?
    • A. 

      Stave

    • B. 

      Carol

    • C. 

      Miser

    • D. 

      Apathy

  • 2. 
    Which word means don't care?
    • A. 

      Stave

    • B. 

      Carol

    • C. 

      Miser

    • D. 

      Apathy

  • 3. 
    Which word means to be greedy with money?
    • A. 

      Stave

    • B. 

      Carol

    • C. 

      Miser

    • D. 

      Apathy

  • 4. 
    Who is "as dead as a doornail, to begin with"?
    • A. 

      Scrooge

    • B. 

      Fan

    • C. 

      Bob

    • D. 

      Marley

  • 5. 
    How long has he been dead?
    • A. 

      2 months

    • B. 

      4 weeks

    • C. 

      7 years

    • D. 

      5 days

  • 6. 
    How much money did Scrooge spend on Marley's funeral?
    • A. 

      A lot - they were best friends of course

    • B. 

      Hardly anything - Scrooge cared more about money

    • C. 

      The usual amount

    • D. 

      Nothing

  • 7. 
    What does Fred ask Scrooge when he comes to the counting house?
    • A. 

      He wants money

    • B. 

      He needs a job

    • C. 

      He wants Scrooge to come for Christmas dinner

    • D. 

      He wants to buy a house and needs a mortgage from Scrooge

  • 8. 
    What does Scrooge care about MOST in the world?
    • A. 

      Himself

    • B. 

      Money

    • C. 

      Fred

    • D. 

      Others

  • 9. 
    Does Scrooge give any money to the men collecting for the poor?
    • A. 

      Yes - but just a little to get them out of his office

    • B. 

      No way - he tells them that the poor should just go and die then there would be less people in the world

    • C. 

      Yes - he is filled with the Christmas Spirit

    • D. 

      No - he tells them he is poor himself

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      He is a good boss and knows that it will make Bob happy

    • B. 

      He wants to have a day off himself

    • C. 

      None of the other businesses will be open and he doesn't want to waste his money on coal to heat the office

    • D. 

      He doesn't want to argue and just gives in

  • 11. 
    Who shows up to Scrooge's house first?
    • A. 

      Men collecting for the poor

    • B. 

      The police

    • C. 

      3 Ghosts

    • D. 

      Marley's Ghost

  • 12. 
    Why is Marley there?
    • A. 

      He is mad at Scrooge and wants to scare him to death

    • B. 

      He wants to save Scrooge's soul and to show him that he needs to change or he will be just like him

    • C. 

      He is there to collect some old debts

    • D. 

      He is there to yell at Scrooge for not giving him a proper funeral and for keeping the money himself

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Helping others

    • B. 

      Ignoring others

    • C. 

      Making money

    • D. 

      Hurting others

  • 14. 
    When the bell tolls one, who visits Scrooge?
    • A. 

      Marley

    • B. 

      The Ghost of Christmas Past

    • C. 

      The Ghost of Christmas Present

    • D. 

      The Ghost of Christmas Future

  • 15. 
    What does the Ghost of Christmas Past look like?
    • A. 

      An old man and a young child

    • B. 

      No wrinkles on his face

    • C. 

      White clothes and a branch of holly in his hand

    • D. 

      A crown with a bright light coming out of it

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      Belle

    • B. 

      Fezziwig

    • C. 

      Schoolhouse

    • D. 

      Fan

  • 17. 
    What is the 2nd thing that they see?
    • A. 

      Belle

    • B. 

      Fezziwig

    • C. 

      Schoolhouse

    • D. 

      Fan

  • 18. 
    What is the 3rd thing that they see?
    • A. 

      Belle

    • B. 

      Fezziwig

    • C. 

      Schoolhouse

    • D. 

      Fan

  • 19. 
    What is the last thing that they see?
    • A. 

      Belle

    • B. 

      Fezziwig

    • C. 

      Schoolhouse

    • D. 

      Fan

  • 20. 
    The Ghost tells Scrooge, "Your lip is trembling".  What does this mean?
    • A. 

      Scrooge still has some warmth in him and can be saved

    • B. 

      Scrooge has a cold

    • C. 

      Scrooge should have dressed warmer

  • 21. 
    How is Fred related to Scrooge?
    • A. 

      Scrooge is Fan's brother

    • B. 

      Scrooge is Fred's uncle

    • C. 

      Fan is Fred's mother

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    What happened to Belle?
    • A. 

      She got married and had children

    • B. 

      She had a happy life when Scrooge didn't

    • C. 

      She feels pity for Scrooge (she feels bad for him)

    • D. 

      All of the above