The Picture Of Dorian Gray Quiz: Trivia!

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The Picture Of Dorian Gray Quiz: Trivia!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is The Grosvenor?
    • A. 

      A library

    • B. 

      A city

    • C. 

      A castle

    • D. 

      An art gallery

  • 2. 
    Why does Lord Henry hate poor people?
    • A. 

      A poor person killed his father.

    • B. 

      He thinks poor people are ugly, stupid, and drunk.

    • C. 

      He had a lot of his money stolen by a poor person.

    • D. 

      He used to be poor and hates remembering that time.

  • 3. 
    Why is Dorian Gray jealous of the painting Basil paints of him?
    • A. 

      Dorian wishes he could paint well, but he can't.

    • B. 

      Lord Henry thinks the painting is more beautiful than Dorian himself.

    • C. 

      The painting will never get old but Dorian will.

    • D. 

      Basil made Dorian look taller and more handsome than he actually is.

  • 4. 
    Who is Sybil Vane?
    • A. 

      A famous actress

    • B. 

      An unknown but beautiful actress

    • C. 

      Dorian Gray's cousin

    • D. 

      Lord Harry's daughter

  • 5. 
    Dorian thinks that pleasure is to ______________ another person.
    • A. 

      Love

    • B. 

      Worship

    • C. 

      Kill

    • D. 

      Befriend

  • 6. 
    Why does Dorian Gray leave Sybil Vane?
    • A. 

      She stopped being beautiful.

    • B. 

      She didn't like the painting of Dorian Gray.

    • C. 

      She fell in love with Basil.

    • D. 

      She stopped acting well.

  • 7. 
    Dorian Gray says, "There is nothing terrible about it. It's one of the great romantic tragedies of our time." What is he talking about and what does he mean?
    • A. 

      Sybil's death. He means that her death makes a really interesting story.

    • B. 

      Sybil's death. He means that he is very, very sad about it.

    • C. 

      He is talking about his destroyed portrait. He is glad it was destroyed.

    • D. 

      He is talking about his destroyed portrait. He is sad that it is gone.

  • 8. 
    After Sybil dies, why does Dorian tell Basil that he will never speak to him again if Dorian looks at the painting?
    • A. 

      He doesn't want Basil to take the painting back to his own home.

    • B. 

      He doesn't want Basil to give the painting to Lord Henry.

    • C. 

      He doesn't want Basil to know the painting has changed.

    • D. 

      He sold the painting, and there is only an empty frame beneath a sheet.

  • 9. 
    Why didn't Basil want to show the painting of Dorian Gray in an exhibit?
    • A. 

      He thought it wasn't good enough.

    • B. 

      He felt he put too much of his own emotion into the painting.

    • C. 

      He wanted to sell it to get a lot of money.

    • D. 

      He wanted to give the painting to Sybil.

  • 10. 
    When thinking about his friend Basil, Dorian thinks that there is "something tragic in a relationship so corrupted by passion." What does this mean?
    • A. 

      Because Basil worshiped Dorian, they would have some problems in their relationship.

    • B. 

      Because Basil didn't like Sybil, Dorian and Basil would have a problem.

    • C. 

      Because Harry and Dorian were friends, Basil would stop loving Dorian.

    • D. 

      Because Dorian looked up to Harry, Harry could make Dorian do anything he wanted.

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