The Picture Of Dorian Gray Quiz: Trivia!

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  • 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.

  • 11. 
    Where does Dorian decide to hide the painting?
    • A. 

      In the wine cellar

    • B. 

      In an extra bedroom

    • C. 

      In the attic

    • D. 

      In the old schoolroom

  • 12. 
    Why was the schoolroom important?
    • A. 

      It hadn't been cleaned for a long time.

    • B. 

      It had many memories for Dorian.

    • C. 

      It is where Dorian hid his painting.

    • D. 

      Dorian learned many things there when he was a child.

  • 13. 
    Many years after Basil painted the portrait of Dorian Gray, Dorian described an event that "changed everything." What was it?
    • A. 

      Dorian meets Basil in the fog, and then shows him the painting.

    • B. 

      Dorian tries to destroy the painting.

    • C. 

      Lord Harry sees the painting and wants to kill Dorian.

    • D. 

      Basil tries to kill Dorian.

  • 14. 
    Why was there blood on the hands of the painting?
    • A. 

      Dorian put some there after he killed Lord Harry.

    • B. 

      Dorian cut himself when he was trying to cover the painting.

    • C. 

      It shows that Dorian was guilty of doing bad things.

    • D. 

      Campbell put some blood on the painting when he was taking care of Basil's body.

  • 15. 
    Why does Basil refuse to believe that Dorian is as corrupt as everyone says that he is?
    • A. 

      He believes corruption shows on a man's face, and there is now corruption on Dorian's face.

    • B. 

      Because Dorian gives money to the poor, and Basil doesn't believe that a corrupt man would help the poor.

    • C. 

      Because Lord Harry convinces Basil that Dorian is a good man.

    • D. 

      Because Dorian truly Sybil Vane, and Basil doesn't believe that a corrupt man could truly love another human.

  • 16. 
    How does Dorian Gray die?
    • A. 

      Basil kills him.

    • B. 

      He takes poison and dies.

    • C. 

      Lord Harry's wife kills him out of jealousy.

    • D. 

      He dies when he stabs the painting.

  • 17. 
    The painting is a symbol of Dorian Gray's _________________.
    • A. 

      Body

    • B. 

      Soul

    • C. 

      Mind

    • D. 

      Family

  • 18. 
    The first time Dorian and Lord Henry meet, what does Lord Henry think? Check all that are true.
    • A. 

      That it is not good to be young.

    • B. 

      Basil's painting of Dorian is amazing.

    • C. 

      Beauty always stays with a person.

    • D. 

      Dorian is very handsome.

  • 19. 
    What does Lord Henry think about Sybil Vane when he first sees her? Check all that are true.
    • A. 

      She is beautiful.

    • B. 

      She is ugly.

    • C. 

      She is a good actress.

    • D. 

      She is a terrible actress.

  • 20. 
    Why was Dorian Gray upset when he learned that Sybil Vane had died?
    • A. 

      He blamed himself for her death.

    • B. 

      He loved her and wanted to marry her.

    • C. 

      He wanted to kill her himself.

    • D. 

      He wanted to see her act again.

  • 21. 
    What is true about Alan Campbell? Check all that are true.
    • A. 

      He helps Dorian get rid of Basil's body.

    • B. 

      He doesn't want to help Dorian.

    • C. 

      He is afraid of Dorian.

    • D. 

      He and Dorian are still very good friends.

  • 22. 
    Which of these words describe Dorian Gray. 
    • A. 

      Beautiful

    • B. 

      Kind

    • C. 

      Proud

    • D. 

      Loving

  • 23. 
    Why does Dorian try to destroy the painting? 
    • A. 

      He wants to start a new life.

    • B. 

      He hates what he has become.

    • C. 

      He doesn't want anyone to be able to sell the painting for money.

    • D. 

      He thought that the painting was the only way people would know all the bad things he did.

  • 24. 
    Dorian feels bored when he has to sit for one of Basil's portraits.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Lord Henry thinks that women and poor people are important and should be respected by everyone.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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