Elizabeth Gaskell Films Quiz

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Elizabeth Gaskell Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz features questions about three film adaptations of Elizabeth Gaskell novels: North and South (2004), Wives and Daughters (1999) and Cranford (2007).


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In Wives and Daughters what is the name of Osborne Hamley's wife?
    • A. 

      Amelia

    • B. 

      Aimee

    • C. 

      Emmy

    • D. 

      Cosette

  • 2. 
    In Cranford all of Lady Ludlow's sons were deceased save one, but how many sons did she have?
    • A. 

      Seven

    • B. 

      Ten

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      They don't say

  • 3. 
    In North and South what is the first name of Mr. Thornton's mother?
    • A. 

      Fanny

    • B. 

      Hannah

    • C. 

      Maria

    • D. 

      Frances

  • 4. 
    In Wives and Daughters what does Molly says her deceased mother's name was?
    • A. 

      Margaret

    • B. 

      Jane

    • C. 

      Mary

    • D. 

      Polly

  • 5. 
    In Cranford what does Dr. Harrison help Sophy and Walter Hutton pick when they first meet?
    • A. 

      Cherries

    • B. 

      Apples

    • C. 

      Blueberries

    • D. 

      Peaches

  • 6. 
    Which actress portrayed both Mrs. Jamieson in Cranford and Miss Browning in Wives and Daughters?
    • A. 

      Deborah Findlay

    • B. 

      Francesca Annis

    • C. 

      Imelda Staunton

    • D. 

      Barbara Flynn

  • 7. 
    In Cranford what was the profession of Deborah and Matty Jenkyns's late father?
    • A. 

      Lawyer

    • B. 

      Teacher

    • C. 

      Doctor

    • D. 

      Minister

  • 8. 
    In North and South what two places does Fanny Thornton long to visit?
    • A. 

      Rome and Paris

    • B. 

      Cadiz and Vienna

    • C. 

      London and the Alhambra

    • D. 

      Scotland and Ireland

  • 9. 
    In Wives and Daughters what is the name of the gentleman Cynthia Kirkpatrick eventually marries?
    • A. 

      Mr. Coxe

    • B. 

      Mr. Henderson

    • C. 

      Mr. Preston

    • D. 

      Mr. Wynne

  • 10. 
    In Cranford what is the name of the Jenkyns sister's maid?
    • A. 

      Jemima

    • B. 

      Emma

    • C. 

      Martha

    • D. 

      Miriam

  • 11. 
    In North and South where does Margaret Hale say her brother Frederick lives?
    • A. 

      Jamaica

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Spain

  • 12. 
    True or False?: In Wives and Daughters the plaid dress Molly Gibson wears to dinner at Hamley Hall is from the tartan of her father's Scottish clan.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    In Cranford what type of tea does Miss Matty Jenkyns discourage her customers from buying?
    • A. 

      Green

    • B. 

      White

    • C. 

      Oolong

    • D. 

      Rooibos

  • 14. 
    In North and South how is Mr. Bell related to Margaret Hale?
    • A. 

      He's her uncle

    • B. 

      He's her godfather

    • C. 

      He's her father's cousin

    • D. 

      He's her mother's uncle

  • 15. 
    Which actress portrayed both Miss Tompkinson in Cranford and Miss Phoebe Browning in Wives and Daughters?
    • A. 

      Deborah Findlay

    • B. 

      Francesca Annis

    • C. 

      Imelda Staunton

    • D. 

      Barbara Flynn

  • 16. 
    In Cranford what is Miss Pole's first name?
    • A. 

      Honoria

    • B. 

      Imelda

    • C. 

      Caroline

    • D. 

      Octavia

  • 17. 
    In North and South who does Fanny Thornton marry?
    • A. 

      Mr. Slickson

    • B. 

      Mr. Watson

    • C. 

      Mr. Latimer

    • D. 

      Mr. Hamper

  • 18. 
    In Cranford what does Captain Brown make for Miss Deborah and Miss Matty Jenkyns?
    • A. 

      A pipe

    • B. 

      A walking stick

    • C. 

      A jewelry box

    • D. 

      A coal scoop

  • 19. 
    In Wives and Daughters what is the home of Lord and Lady Cumnor called?
    • A. 

      Cumnor Castle

    • B. 

      Hollingford Manor

    • C. 

      The Towers

    • D. 

      Twin Spires

  • 20. 
    Which actress portrays both Mrs. Gibson in Wives and Daughters and Lady Ludlow in Cranford?
    • A. 

      Deborah Findlay

    • B. 

      Francesca Annis

    • C. 

      Imelda Staunton

    • D. 

      Barbara Flynn

  • 21. 
    What is the last line spoken in North and South (2004)?
    • A. 

      ”I love you.”

    • B. 

      ”Good-bye Margaret.”

    • C. 

      ”Are you coming home with me?”

    • D. 

      ”Margaret!”

  • 22. 
    What is the last line spoken in Wives and Daughters (1999)?
    • A. 

      ”I can't help but think it was such a pity I was born when I was, I should like to belong to this generation.”

    • B. 

      ”Yes, yes I will. Yes.”

    • C. 

      “You men concern yourselves with the eternal varieties. We women are content to ponder the petty things in life.”

    • D. 

      ”Well, he rode seven miles to bring her a wasps nest and you don't do that for no reason.”

  • 23. 
    What is the first line spoken in Cranford (2007)?
    • A. 

      ”Open the windows Matilda while I remove the dust sheets from the furniture.”

    • B. 

      ”She wrote in such distress. There were exclamation marks!”

    • C. 

      ”Our guest gave us a great deal of information in her letter but I saw no mention of her being ill.”

    • D. 

      ”The poor girl will have been so shaken up in the coach, it is twelve miles from Manchester!”

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