The Canterville Ghost

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The Canterville Ghost Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Why did Lord Canterville's aunt become ill?
    • A. 

      She stayed out in the cold for too long.

    • B. 

      She felt two skeleton hands on her shoulders.

    • C. 

      She saw a dead body.

    • D. 

      She ate food that was poisoned.

  • 2. 
    At Canterville Chase, there is _______ that can't be cleaned.
    • A. 

      A old, dirty dish

    • B. 

      A blanket

    • C. 

      A dog

    • D. 

      A blood stain

  • 3. 
    When Mr. Otis gave the ghost a bottle of Rising Sun Oil, how did the ghost react?
    • A. 

      He was insulted because the Otis family was not afraid of him.

    • B. 

      He was happy because he needed oil.

    • C. 

      He was afraid because the oil burned him.

    • D. 

      He was excited because he thought the oil would bring him back to life.

  • 4. 
    What is Mr. and Mrs. Otis's oldest son's name?
  • 5. 
    While the Canterville Ghost was appearing as "Rupert, the Headless Lord," how did he become wet?
    • A. 

      He went outside into the rain.

    • B. 

      Mrs. Otis threw a glass of water on him.

    • C. 

      Washington Otis put him in the bath tub.

    • D. 

      The twins dumped a bucket water on him.

  • 6. 
    Who was with the Canterville Ghost when he died?
    • A. 

      Mr. Otis

    • B. 

      Mrs. Otis

    • C. 

      Washington

    • D. 

      Virginia

  • 7. 
    Simon de Canterville was buried in the Garden of _____.
    • A. 

      Death

    • B. 

      Life

    • C. 

      God

    • D. 

      The Devils

  • 8. 
    What does the Canterville Ghost give Virginia?
    • A. 

      A box of jewels.

    • B. 

      A dress.

    • C. 

      An suit of armor.

    • D. 

      His old chains.

  • 9. 
    Why did Simon de Canterville become a ghost?
    • A. 

      He made a deal with the devil.

    • B. 

      He murdered a stranger.

    • C. 

      He killed his wife.

    • D. 

      He stole money from a church.

  • 10. 
    Virginia finds out that the "bloodstain" made by the Canterville Ghost is actually  ________.
    • A. 

      Juice

    • B. 

      Dog's blood

    • C. 

      Paint

    • D. 

      Wine

  • 11. 
    What does Lady Windermere's "chiromantist" do?
    • A. 

      He reads people's hands and tells them their fortunes.

    • B. 

      He uses special medicine to cure people from their illnesses.

    • C. 

      He teaches people how to speak and understand other languages.

    • D. 

      He gives customers manicures and pedicures.

  • 12. 
    What best describes the appearance of Mr. Podgers?
    • A. 

      He is mysterious and romantic.

    • B. 

      He is tall and intelligent-looking.

    • C. 

      He looks like an artist.

    • D. 

      He is short and fat.

  • 13. 
    How did Mr. Podgers react when he looked at Lord Arthur's  hand?
    • A. 

      He became jealous of Lord Arthur.

    • B. 

      He became excited because he knew something good was going to happen to Lord Arthur.

    • C. 

      He became angry and Lord Arthur because Mr. Podgers learned that Lord Arthur was going to steal Mr. Podgers' wife.

    • D. 

      He became afraid because he knew that something bad was going to happen to Lord Arthur.

  • 14. 
    What did Mr. Podgers predict that Lord Arthur would do?
    • A. 

      Kill himself.

    • B. 

      Commit murder.

    • C. 

      Rob a bank.

    • D. 

      Die on a sinking ship.

  • 15. 
    How did Lady Clem die?
    • A. 

      She was shot.

    • B. 

      She was stabbed.

    • C. 

      She was poisoned.

    • D. 

      She died a natural death.

  • 16. 
    How does Mr. Podgers die?
    • A. 

      He gets shot.

    • B. 

      He gets poisoned.

    • C. 

      He gets thrown into a river.

    • D. 

      He dies in his sleep.

  • 17. 
    Why does Lord Arthur talk to the German named Winckelkopf?
    • A. 

      Lord Arthur buys a bomb from him.

    • B. 

      Lord Arthur buys poison from him.

    • C. 

      The German helps Lord Arthur with his wedding.

    • D. 

      The German helps Lord Arthur after his aunt dies.

  • 18. 
    How does the narrator of "The Sphinx Without a Secret" describe his friend, Mr. Murchison?
    • A. 

      Unfriendly

    • B. 

      Stupid

    • C. 

      Handsome

    • D. 

      Honest

  • 19. 
    What is Mr. Murchison's problem?
    • A. 

      He doesn't understand women.

    • B. 

      He doesn't have enough money to pay his bills.

    • C. 

      He has killed someone and he is running from the police.

    • D. 

      He didn't graduate from college.

  • 20. 
    What did Mr. Murchison find when he followed Lady Alroy?
    • A. 

      Her hat.

    • B. 

      Her purse.

    • C. 

      Her key.

    • D. 

      Her hankerchief.

  • 21. 
    Where did Mr. Murchison go after he found out that Lady Alroy was renting a room?
    • A. 

      Norway

    • B. 

      The United States

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Germany

  • 22. 
    How did Lady Alroy die?
    • A. 

      She got sick.

    • B. 

      She was killed in a fire when a theater burned down.

    • C. 

      She was murdered by Mr. Murchison.

    • D. 

      She killed herself.

  • 23. 
    Why does the narrator of "The Sphinx Without a Secret" think that Lady Alroy rented a room?
    • A. 

      She was meeting another man there.

    • B. 

      She went to the room to use drugs.

    • C. 

      She needed to be along to study.

    • D. 

      She wanted to remain mysterious.

  • 24. 
    What was Mr. Otis's job?
    • A. 

      He was a banker.

    • B. 

      He was a trader.

    • C. 

      He was a writer.

    • D. 

      He was an ambassador.

  • 25. 
    Who was Mrs. Umney?
    • A. 

      Simon de Canterville's daughter.

    • B. 

      The housekeeper at Canterville Chase.

    • C. 

      Mr. Otis's aunt.

    • D. 

      A ghost at Canterville Chase.

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