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Lord Jim Quizzes & Trivia

Lord Jim is a modern literature and psychological fiction novel by Joseph Conrad, initially published in 1899. Have you had the chance to read the book? If you have, did you enjoy it? Test and learn using the trivia below.


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  • 1. 

    Everyone likes Jim, but no one trusted him.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement mentions that everyone likes Jim, but no one trusted him. This implies that while people may have positive feelings towards Jim, they do not have trust in him. Therefore, the given statement contradicts the idea that everyone likes Jim. Hence, the correct answer is False.

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  • 2. 

    What didn't Jim want other people to know about him?

    • A.

      What his job was

    • B.

      How old he was

    • C.

      What his other name was

    • D.

      How much he weighed

    Correct Answer
    C. What his other name was
    Explanation
    Jim didn't want other people to know about his other name.

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  • 3. 

    What did the natives call Jim?

    • A.

      Jim Jim

    • B.

      Juano Jim

    • C.

      Tijuana Jim

    • D.

      Tuan Jim

    Correct Answer
    D. Tuan Jim
    Explanation
    The natives called Jim "Tuan Jim" based on the options provided.

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  • 4. 

    Why did Jim have to stay in a hospital in an Eastern port?

    • A.

      He broke his arm.

    • B.

      He broke his leg.

    • C.

      He had a heart attack.

    • D.

      He broke his neck.

    Correct Answer
    B. He broke his leg.
    Explanation
    Jim had to stay in a hospital in an Eastern port because he broke his leg.

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  • 5. 

    Marlow thinks Jim looks honest.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Marlow's belief that Jim looks honest implies that Marlow perceives Jim to have a trustworthy appearance or demeanor. This suggests that Marlow's initial impression of Jim is positive and that he believes Jim to be a trustworthy individual.

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  • 6. 

    What reason did Jim give Marlow for not being able to return home?

    • A.

      His father wouldn't understand.

    • B.

      His mother wouldn't understand.

    • C.

      His brother wouldn't understand.

    • D.

      His sister wouldn't understand.

    Correct Answer
    A. His father wouldn't understand.
    Explanation
    Jim gave the reason of his father not understanding as the explanation for not being able to return home. This suggests that Jim feels that his father would not be able to comprehend or accept the circumstances that prevent him from coming back. It implies a lack of understanding or support from his father, which may be a significant factor in Jim's decision to stay away.

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  • 7. 

    How many people died on the Patna?

    • A.

      800

    • B.

      57

    • C.

      1200

    • D.

      0

    Correct Answer
    D. 0
    Explanation
    The answer is 0 because the question is asking for the number of people who died on the Patna, and the given options do not include any number indicating deaths. Therefore, it can be inferred that no one died on the Patna.

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  • 8. 

    What was wrong with the Patna?

    • A.

      The storm tipped it over.

    • B.

      It was attacked by a French ship.

    • C.

      It had a hole in it.

    • D.

      Nothing.

    Correct Answer
    C. It had a hole in it.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "It had a hole in it." This suggests that there was a defect or damage in the Patna, which caused it to have a hole. This hole could have led to the sinking or malfunctioning of the Patna, making it the reason for what was wrong with it.

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  • 9. 

    Jim takes money from Marlow and runs away.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement says that Jim takes money from Marlow and runs away. However, the correct answer is False. This means that the statement is not true, and Jim did not take money from Marlow and run away.

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  • 10. 

    What did Marlow give Jim before he left?

    • A.

      Money to live a happy life

    • B.

      A letter asking a friend to give Jim a job

    • C.

      A boat to sail on the ocean

    • D.

      A ticket to travel around the world

    Correct Answer
    B. A letter asking a friend to give Jim a job
    Explanation
    Marlow gave Jim a letter asking a friend to give him a job. This suggests that Marlow wanted to help Jim secure employment and potentially improve his future prospects. By providing a letter of recommendation, Marlow demonstrated his support and willingness to assist Jim in finding work.

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  • 11. 

    What was Jim running away from?

    • A.

      His past

    • B.

      His father

    • C.

      Marlow

    • D.

      Fights

    Correct Answer
    A. His past
    Explanation
    Jim was running away from his past. This suggests that he had some negative experiences or memories that he wanted to escape from. It could imply that he was trying to start fresh and leave behind any mistakes or regrets he had in his past. Running away from "his father," "Marlow," or "fights" would not necessarily imply the same level of emotional baggage or personal history that running away from "his past" does.

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  • 12. 

    Who arranged to send Jim to Patusan?

    • A.

      Marlow

    • B.

      Stein

    • C.

      The German captain

    • D.

      The second engineer

    Correct Answer
    B. Stein
    Explanation
    Stein arranged to send Jim to Patusan. The question is asking about the person who took the responsibility of sending Jim to Patusan. Out of the given options, Stein is the correct answer.

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  • 13. 

    Patusan was a popular place and a lot of people had been there.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that Patusan was a popular place and had many visitors. However, the correct answer is false, indicating that the statement is not true. Therefore, it can be inferred that Patusan was not a popular place and did not have a lot of people visiting.

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  • 14. 

    Marlow worried about Jim like an older brother would.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that Marlow has a deep concern for Jim, similar to how an older brother would worry about their younger sibling. This implies a strong bond and protective nature towards Jim, indicating a close relationship between the two characters. Therefore, the correct answer is true.

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  • 15. 

    Jim thought Stein was a great person.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that Jim holds a positive opinion of Stein, considering him to be a great person.

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  • 16. 

    How did Jim get to the trading post when he first arrived in Patusan?

    • A.

      On a horse

    • B.

      On a ship

    • C.

      In a canoe

    • D.

      In a car

    Correct Answer
    C. In a canoe
    Explanation
    Jim got to the trading post in Patusan by using a canoe.

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  • 17. 

    What did Stein want to give Jim?

    • A.

      A ship

    • B.

      A wife

    • C.

      Patusan

    • D.

      The trading post

    Correct Answer
    D. The trading post
    Explanation
    Stein wanted to give Jim the trading post. This implies that Stein intended to pass on the responsibility and ownership of the trading post to Jim. It suggests that Stein saw potential in Jim and believed that he would be capable of managing and running the trading post effectively. By giving Jim the trading post, Stein was likely hoping to empower and support him in his endeavors.

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  • 18. 

    Whose house did Jim go to when he escaped from the Rajah?

    • A.

      Sherif Ali

    • B.

      Stein

    • C.

      Doramin

    • D.

      Marlow

    Correct Answer
    C. Doramin
    Explanation
    Jim went to Doramin's house when he escaped from the Rajah.

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  • 19. 

    Sherif Ali was a kind man.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "Sherif Ali was a kind man" is stated as false. This means that Sherif Ali was not a kind man.

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  • 20. 

    Who did Jim and Dain Waris fight and defeat?

    • A.

      Doramin

    • B.

      Sherif Ali

    • C.

      The Rajah

    • D.

      Stein

    Correct Answer
    B. Sherif Ali
    Explanation
    Jim and Dain Waris fought and defeated Sherif Ali.

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  • 21. 

    The Rajah was afraid that Jim would attack him.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that the Rajah was afraid of Jim and believed that Jim might attack him. This implies that there was a sense of fear and potential threat in the Rajah's mind regarding Jim's actions, making the statement true.

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  • 22. 

    What nationality was Cornelius?

    • A.

      Portuguese

    • B.

      Spanish

    • C.

      English

    • D.

      Arab

    Correct Answer
    A. Portuguese
    Explanation
    Cornelius was Portuguese because the question asks for his nationality, and the correct answer is "Portuguese."

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  • 23. 

    Who woke Jim up and told him to get out of bed because bad men were coming to kill him?

    • A.

      Marlow

    • B.

      The girl

    • C.

      Doramin's son

    • D.

      The boy from the ship

    Correct Answer
    B. The girl
    Explanation
    The girl woke Jim up and told him to get out of bed because bad men were coming to kill him.

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  • 24. 

    What was Jewel afraid of?

    • A.

      Jim would kill her.

    • B.

      Jim was in love with another woman.

    • C.

      Jim would leave her.

    • D.

      Jim had many other wives.

    Correct Answer
    C. Jim would leave her.
    Explanation
    Jewel's fear is that Jim would leave her. This implies that Jewel is in a relationship with Jim and is afraid of being abandoned by him. The other options, such as Jim killing her, Jim being in love with another woman, or Jim having many other wives, are not mentioned in the question and are therefore not relevant to Jewel's fear.

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  • 25. 

    When Marlow left Patusan, he told Jim that he would see him in a year.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because Marlow did not tell Jim that he would see him in a year when he left Patusan. There is no mention of any specific time frame or future meeting plans in the given information. Therefore, the correct answer is false.

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  • 26. 

    What did Jim get from his father a few days before he went on the Patna?

    • A.

      Money

    • B.

      A sword

    • C.

      A phone call

    • D.

      A letter

    Correct Answer
    D. A letter
    Explanation
    Jim received a letter from his father a few days before he went on the Patna.

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  • 27. 

    Who came from Patusan to visit Stein?

    • A.

      Jim's servant and father

    • B.

      Jim's brother and sister

    • C.

      Jim's servant and girlfriend

    • D.

      Jim's girlfriend and mother

    Correct Answer
    C. Jim's servant and girlfriend
    Explanation
    Jim's servant and girlfriend came from Patusan to visit Stein. This is evident from the question where it states "Who came from Patusan to visit Stein?" and the correct answer is "Jim's servant and girlfriend".

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  • 28. 

    What did Jim say they should do with Brown and his men?

    • A.

      Kill them

    • B.

      Let them go

    • C.

      Put them in prison

    • D.

      Make them dinner

    Correct Answer
    B. Let them go
    Explanation
    Jim suggested that they should let Brown and his men go.

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  • 29. 

    Who did Brown and his men kill?

    • A.

      Dain Waris

    • B.

      Tamb' Itam

    • C.

      Cornelius

    • D.

      Doramin

    Correct Answer
    A. Dain Waris
    Explanation
    Brown and his men killed Dain Waris.

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  • 30. 

    Doramin shot and killed Jim.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement states that Doramin shot and killed Jim. Since the question is asking whether this statement is true or false, the correct answer is True. This means that it is indeed true that Doramin shot and killed Jim.

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