Frankenstein Novel By Mary Shelley! Trivia Questions Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Younger brother of Victor Frankenstein

    • A.

      Alphonse Frankenstein

    • B.

      Henry Frankenstein

    • C.

      Felix Frankenstein

    • D.

      William Frankenstein

    Correct Answer
    D. William Frankenstein
    Explanation
    The correct answer is William Frankenstein. This answer is based on the fact that William is mentioned as the younger brother of Victor Frankenstein in the question. The other options, Alphonse, Henry, and Felix, are not described as Victor's younger brother, making them incorrect choices.

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  • 2. 

    Beats creature until he leaves his home

    • A.

      Felix DeLacey

    • B.

      Victor Frankenstein

    • C.

      Father DeLacey

    • D.

      Henry Clerval

    Correct Answer
    A. Felix DeLacey
    Explanation
    Felix DeLacey is the correct answer because he is the one who beats the creature until he leaves his home. This action is significant in the story of Frankenstein as it leads to the creature's isolation and eventual descent into darkness and revenge. Victor Frankenstein is the creator of the creature, but he does not beat him. Father DeLacey is a blind man who shows kindness to the creature, and Henry Clerval is Victor's close friend who does not play a role in this particular event.

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  • 3. 

    Wants a female companion

    • A.

      Robert Walton

    • B.

      Unnamed creature

    • C.

      Victor Frankenstein

    • D.

      William Frankenstein

    Correct Answer
    B. Unnamed creature
    Explanation
    The unnamed creature in the context of the given options is the one who wants a female companion. This can be inferred from the information provided, as the other characters listed do not explicitly express a desire for a female companion. Therefore, the unnamed creature is the correct answer.

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  • 4. 

    Executed for William’s death

    • A.

      Mr. Kirwin

    • B.

      M. Krempe

    • C.

      Justine Moritz

    • D.

      Henry Clerval

    Correct Answer
    C. Justine Moritz
    Explanation
    Justine Moritz is the correct answer because she was executed for William's death. This implies that she was accused and found guilty of the crime, leading to her execution. The other options, Mr. Kirwin, M. Krempe, and Henry Clerval, do not have any connection to William's death or being executed.

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  • 5. 

    Creates a human-like monster

    • A.

      Felix DeLacey

    • B.

      Victor Frankenstein

    • C.

      Justine Moritz

    • D.

      Robert Walton

    Correct Answer
    B. Victor Frankenstein
    Explanation
    Victor Frankenstein is the correct answer because he is the one who creates a human-like monster in the novel. The monster is brought to life through Frankenstein's scientific experiments and becomes a central character in the story. The other options listed, Felix DeLacey, Justine Moritz, and Robert Walton, do not have any involvement in creating a human-like monster.

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  • 6. 

    Best friend of Victor Frankenstein

    • A.

      Caroline Beaufort

    • B.

      Mr. Kirwin

    • C.

      Elizabeth Lavenza

    • D.

      Henry Clerval

    Correct Answer
    D. Henry Clerval
    Explanation
    Henry Clerval is the best friend of Victor Frankenstein in Mary Shelley's novel, Frankenstein. Throughout the story, Clerval is depicted as a loyal and supportive companion to Victor. He is described as kind-hearted, intelligent, and understanding. Clerval is always there for Victor, providing emotional support and offering a sense of normalcy in his life. Their friendship is portrayed as deep and genuine, making Henry Clerval the best friend of Victor Frankenstein.

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  • 7. 

    Ship captain

    • A.

      Alphonse Frankenstein

    • B.

      Robert Walton

    • C.

      M. Krempe

    • D.

      William Frankenstein

    Correct Answer
    B. Robert Walton
    Explanation
    Robert Walton is the correct answer because he is the only option that fits the category of "ship captain." Alphonse Frankenstein is not a ship captain but the father of Victor Frankenstein. M. Krempe is not a ship captain but a professor. William Frankenstein is not a ship captain but the younger brother of Victor Frankenstein. Therefore, the only option that matches the given category is Robert Walton.

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  • 8. 

    Defends Victor when he is accused of murder

    • A.

      unnamed creature

    • B.

      Alphonse Frankenstein

    • C.

      Mr. Kirwin

    • D.

      M. Krempe

    Correct Answer
    C. Mr. Kirwin
    Explanation
    Mr. Kirwin defends Victor when he is accused of murder. This suggests that Mr. Kirwin believes in Victor's innocence and is willing to support him in the face of false accusations. This could be because Mr. Kirwin has observed Victor's character and believes him to be incapable of such a crime, or because he has evidence or knowledge that exonerates Victor. Mr. Kirwin's defense of Victor shows his loyalty and belief in justice.

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  • 9. 

     Family patriarch

    • A.

      Henry Clerval

    • B.

      Victor Frankenstein

    • C.

      William Frankenstein

    • D.

      Alphonse Frankenstein

    Correct Answer
    D. Alphonse Frankenstein
    Explanation
    Alphonse Frankenstein is the correct answer because he is the father of Victor Frankenstein and the head of the Frankenstein family. As the family patriarch, he holds the highest position of authority and is responsible for making important decisions for the family. Henry Clerval is Victor's childhood friend, while William Frankenstein is Victor's younger brother. While they are all part of the Frankenstein family, Alphonse Frankenstein is the one who holds the title of family patriarch.

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  • 10. 

    Strangled on her wedding-night

    • A.

      Elizabeth Lavenza

    • B.

      Caroline Beaufort

    • C.

      Justine Moritz

    • D.

      Agatha DeLacey

    Correct Answer
    A. Elizabeth Lavenza
    Explanation
    Elizabeth Lavenza is the correct answer because she is the character who is strangled on her wedding night. The other options mentioned are not relevant to the given information. Caroline Beaufort is not strangled on her wedding night, Justine Moritz is wrongly accused of murder, and Agatha DeLacey is not involved in any wedding-related event. Therefore, Elizabeth Lavenza is the only character that fits the given description.

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  • 11. 

     Which of the following is not a theme frequently addressed by Romantic writers?

    • A.

      travel

    • B.

      Self-education

    • C.

      adventure

    • D.

      Self-control

    Correct Answer
    D. Self-control
    Explanation
    Romantic writers often explored themes such as travel, self-education, and adventure in their works. However, self-control was not a frequently addressed theme by these writers. Romanticism celebrated individualism, emotions, and freedom of expression, often rejecting societal norms and constraints. Therefore, self-control, which implies restraint and conformity, was not a common theme in Romantic literature.

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  • 12. 

    What is Walton attempting to locate?

    • A.

      Northern passage through the Arctic

    • B.

      South Pole

    • C.

      Alaska

    • D.

      An escaped fugitive

    Correct Answer
    A. Northern passage through the Arctic
    Explanation
    Walton is attempting to locate the northern passage through the Arctic. This can be inferred from the context of the question, which suggests that Walton is searching for something specific. The other options, such as the South Pole, Alaska, and an escaped fugitive, are unrelated to the topic of locating a passage through the Arctic.

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  • 13. 

    What is Walton’s role as the man tells his story?

    • A.

      To take notes of the story

    • B.

      To tape record the story

    • C.

      To contact the police

    • D.

      To only listen to the story

    Correct Answer
    A. To take notes of the story
    Explanation
    Walton's role as the man tells his story is to take notes of the story. This suggests that Walton is responsible for recording the details and important information of the man's narrative, possibly for documentation or future reference.

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  • 14. 

    What expectation does Caroline Frankenstein have of Elizabeth and Victor?

    • A.

      They will be best friends.

    • B.

      They will marry each other.

    • C.

      They will act like siblings.

    • D.

      They will be brother and sister-in-law

    Correct Answer
    B. They will marry each other.
    Explanation
    Caroline Frankenstein expects Elizabeth and Victor to marry each other. This can be inferred from the fact that she refers to Elizabeth as her "more than sister" and hopes that they will be "more closely united" in the future. Additionally, Caroline's wish for their marriage is seen when she says that she hopes they will "one day be united."

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  • 15. 

    How do the Romantic writers frequently portray technology?

    • A.

      Positive, driving force

    • B.

      Necessary for human advancement

    • C.

      A positive or negative force depending on how it is used

    • D.

      The eventual downfall of humanity

    Correct Answer
    C. A positive or negative force depending on how it is used
    Explanation
    The Romantic writers often portrayed technology as a positive or negative force depending on how it is used. They recognized that technology could be a driving force for human advancement and progress, but they also acknowledged its potential negative consequences and the possibility of it leading to the downfall of humanity. The Romantic writers believed in the importance of balance and caution when it came to the use and impact of technology.

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  • 16. 

    How does Victor think his creation will feel toward him?

    • A.

      Grateful and appreciative

    • B.

      angry and resentful

    • C.

      Loving and kind

    • D.

      Cool and unattached

    Correct Answer
    A. Grateful and appreciative
    Explanation
    Victor believes that his creation will feel grateful and appreciative towards him. This suggests that Victor expects his creation to be thankful for being brought to life and to appreciate him for giving it existence. This implies that Victor anticipates a positive and respectful relationship with his creation, where it acknowledges and values his role as its creator.

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  • 17. 

    What does Victor do after the creature comes to life?

    • A.

      Watch it through a window

    • B.

      flee from his lab

    • C.

      Teach the creature about his body

    • D.

      provide food and clothes for the creature

    Correct Answer
    B. flee from his lab
    Explanation
    After the creature comes to life, Victor flees from his lab. This suggests that he is frightened or overwhelmed by the creature's existence and wants to distance himself from it.

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  • 18. 

    Why does Victor feel like he is the “true murderer” of William and Justine?

    • A.

      He created William and Justine’s murderer.

    • B.

      By not speaking up about the monster, Victor caused Justine’s execution.

    • C.

      Both a and b

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Both a and b
    Explanation
    Victor feels like he is the "true murderer" of William and Justine because he created the monster that ultimately killed them. Additionally, by not speaking up about the monster and keeping it a secret, Victor indirectly caused Justine's execution. Therefore, both options a and b contribute to Victor's feeling of responsibility and guilt for the deaths of William and Justine.

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  • 19. 

    Which of the following best explains the Romantic writers’ attitude toward nature?

    • A.

      Nature was created for the pleasure of man.

    • B.

      Nature can act as a soothing, healing force.

    • C.

      Nature was created as a source of products and materials.

    • D.

      Nature should be worshipped as a living deity.

    Correct Answer
    B. Nature can act as a soothing, healing force.
    Explanation
    The Romantic writers believed that nature had a calming and healing effect on individuals. They saw nature as a source of solace and believed that spending time in nature could help to restore one's emotional and mental well-being. They viewed nature as a refuge from the stresses and complexities of the modern world, and saw it as a source of inspiration and spiritual renewal. This belief is reflected in their writings, which often depict nature as a nurturing and restorative force.

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  • 20. 

    Which statement best describes how the creature portrays himself while speaking to Victor?

    • A.

      ill-educated and crude

    • B.

      Threatening and violent

    • C.

      well-spoken and intelligent

    • D.

      Despondent and depressed

    Correct Answer
    C. well-spoken and intelligent
    Explanation
    The creature portrays himself as well-spoken and intelligent while speaking to Victor. This is evident through his use of articulate language and his ability to engage in deep philosophical discussions with Victor. Despite his physical appearance, the creature demonstrates a high level of intelligence and eloquence in his speech, challenging the stereotype that he is simply a monstrous being.

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  • 21. 

    Which best describes the creature’s first experience with fire?

    • A.

      He sees lightning catch a tree on fire.

    • B.

      He burns his hand when he places it in a fire.

    • C.

      He uses a fire to cook meat.

    • D.

      He burns down the DeLacey’s cottage.

    Correct Answer
    B. He burns his hand when he places it in a fire.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "He burns his hand when he places it in a fire." This answer describes the creature's first experience with fire as a personal and physical encounter. It suggests that the creature directly interacts with fire by placing his hand in it, resulting in him getting burned. This experience highlights the creature's initial lack of knowledge or understanding about fire and its consequences.

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  • 22. 

     Which best describes the DeLacey family’s current situation?

    • A.

      wealthy and well-connected

    • B.

      Poor and struggling to survive

    • C.

      anarchists who attempt to overthrow the government

    • D.

      hiding from the Turk

    Correct Answer
    B. Poor and struggling to survive
    Explanation
    The DeLacey family's current situation can be described as poor and struggling to survive. This can be inferred from the given options, as the other choices do not provide any information about their financial status or their struggle to survive.

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  • 23. 

    What skill does the creature feel that he needs to have before he can approach humans?

    • A.

      The ability to read

    • B.

      the ability to hunt

    • C.

      The ability to speak

    • D.

      The ability to cook

    Correct Answer
    C. The ability to speak
    Explanation
    The creature feels that he needs to have the ability to speak before he can approach humans. This implies that he believes communication is essential in order to interact with humans effectively. Speaking enables him to express himself, convey his thoughts and emotions, and establish a connection with others. Without the ability to speak, the creature may feel limited in his ability to communicate and connect with humans.

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  • 24. 

    How does the creature help the DeLacey family?

    • A.

      Tends the family’s garden

    • B.

      places firewood by the family’s door

    • C.

      protects the family from robbers

    • D.

      Teaches Safie to speak French

    Correct Answer
    B. places firewood by the family’s door
    Explanation
    The creature helps the DeLacey family by placing firewood by their door. This act of kindness and assistance shows that the creature is considerate and helpful towards the family. By providing firewood, the creature ensures that the family has a source of warmth and comfort. Additionally, this gesture demonstrates the creature's desire to be of service and contribute to the well-being of others.

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  • 25. 

     How does the creature plan to approach the DeLacey family?

    • A.

      Bring wood he has cut to their door

    • B.

      Approach Felix and Agatha outside their home

    • C.

      Talk to the father while the rest of the family is out of the home

    • D.

      Take food to the family

    Correct Answer
    C. Talk to the father while the rest of the family is out of the home
    Explanation
    The creature plans to approach the DeLacey family by talking to the father while the rest of the family is out of the home. This approach allows the creature to have a one-on-one conversation with the father without the presence of other family members, which may make the situation less overwhelming and increase the chances of being heard and understood.

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  • 26. 

    How does Felix react when he sees the creature?

    • A.

      Felix beats the creature until he leaves the family’s home.

    • B.

      Felix thanks the creature for bringing wood to his family.

    • C.

      Felix introduces the creature to Agatha and Safie.

    • D.

      Felix asks the creature to eat dinner with the family.

    Correct Answer
    A. Felix beats the creature until he leaves the family’s home.
    Explanation
    When Felix sees the creature, he reacts by beating it until it leaves the family's home.

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  • 27. 

    What does the creature demand of Victor?

    • A.

      The creature wants Victor to make him a friend.

    • B.

      The creature wants to be part of Victor’s family.

    • C.

      The creature wants Victor to make him a female companion.

    • D.

      The creature wants Victor to make him more attractive

    Correct Answer
    C. The creature wants Victor to make him a female companion.
    Explanation
    The creature demands of Victor to make him a female companion. This is evident from the statement that the creature wants Victor to create a friend for him.

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  • 28. 

    Where does Victor set up his lab?

    • A.

      Falkland Islands

    • B.

      Orkney Islands

    • C.

      Canary Islands

    • D.

      Galapagos Islands

    Correct Answer
    B. Orkney Islands
    Explanation
    Victor sets up his lab in the Orkney Islands.

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  • 29. 

     What threat does the creature communicate to Victor?

    • A.

      “I will pursue you to the ends of the earth.”

    • B.

      “I will murder your family.”

    • C.

      “I will make your life miserable.”

    • D.

      “I will be with you on your wedding-night.”

    Correct Answer
    D. “I will be with you on your wedding-night.”
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "I will be with you on your wedding-night." This threat indicates that the creature plans to harm Victor on his wedding night. It suggests that the creature will be present during this significant event in Victor's life, potentially causing chaos and distress.

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  • 30. 

    What does Victor do with the remains of the female creature?

    • A.

      Burns them

    • B.

      Gives them to the male creature

    • C.

      throws them overboard

    • D.

      Tosses them into the woods

    Correct Answer
    C. throws them overboard
    Explanation
    Victor throws the remains of the female creature overboard.

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  • 31. 

    What natural event threatens Victor’s safety?

    • A.

      The ice breaks apart, stranding Victor and his sled dogs on a floating piece of ice.

    • B.

      An avalanche almost buries Victor and his sled dogs.

    • C.

      The ice begins melting threatening to send Victor and his sled dogs into the sea.

    • D.

      A blizzard threatens the lives of Victor and his sled dogs.

    Correct Answer
    A. The ice breaks apart, stranding Victor and his sled dogs on a floating piece of ice.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that the ice breaks apart, stranding Victor and his sled dogs on a floating piece of ice. This event poses a direct threat to their safety as they are left isolated and vulnerable on the ice with no way to escape or find solid ground.

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  • 32. 

    What does the creature do after Victor dies?

    • A.

      The creature asks to have Victor’s body.

    • B.

      The creature becomes a crew member on Walton’s ship.

    • C.

      The creature leaves the ship.

    • D.

      The creature commits suicide.

    Correct Answer
    C. The creature leaves the ship.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that the creature leaves the ship. This is because after Victor dies, the creature no longer has any reason to stay on the ship or be around humans. Throughout the novel, the creature is constantly rejected and despised by society, and with Victor dead, the last connection to his creator is severed. Feeling isolated and alone, the creature chooses to leave the ship and continue his solitary existence.

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