Charles Dickens Quizzes & Trivia

When it comes to a particular era in English history, Charles Dickens is probably the most famous of all the English writers. What better way to learn more about this great person than another one of our famous quizzes? We’ve got questions concerning every aspect of Charles Dickens’ work and life so prepare yourself for some very difficult and interesting questions. Check out these samples before you start answering the questions of the main quizzes.

What was the name of the period in English history when Charles Dickens lived? What was the year when Charles Dickens died? What was the name of the city in which Charles Dickens was born? What is the name of the main character in the novel “A Christmas Carol”? Walk in the footsteps of one of the greatest novelists in history and complete the trivia.
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In honor of Charles Dickens' 200th birthday here is a little quiz about his life and work.

Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 5717   |  Last updated: Jul 27, 2020
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    In which year was Charles Dickens born?

Have you ever heard of Charles Dickens? Could you pass this quiz? Charles Dickens was an English author and societal critic. He generated some of the greatest fictional works and fictional characters of all time. Readers...

Questions: 9  |  Attempts: 476   |  Last updated: Jul 29, 2020
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    Charles Dickens's novel starts: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times"?

Match the quote or describtions of female characters from Great Expectations. The answer will be either Mrs Joe, Estella or Miss Haversham.

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 381   |  Last updated: Feb 21, 2017
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    Abroad, educating for a lady; far out of reach; prettier than ever; admired by all who see her.

Great Expectations Ch. 13-19 by Charles Dickens

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 1477   |  Last updated: Dec 14, 2012
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    Why did Joe go to see Mrs. Havisham?

Questions: 37  |  Attempts: 14   |  Last updated: Feb 10, 2020
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    Dickens believed strongly that Victorian novelists could simply imitate eighteenth-century fiction, especially because eighteenth-century novelists such as Henry Fielding tended to focus on highly moral characters and never included anything improper in their novels. 


Charles Dickens Questions & Answers

How many books did Charles Dickens write?
This is a question that has several answers. Charles Dickens is credited with writing 15 novels during the course of his lifetime. However, this has been debated as there are several smaller works that are considered to be “novels’ of Dic
What kind of genre did Charles Dickens write?
Charles Dickens was a social writer, who shared his stories through historical fiction, and literature. There is more than one genre that his works can fit into. When it comes to the categories that we use today, they are much different than what wou
Who was Charles Dickens?
Charles John Huffman Dickens was one of the greatest writers of the 19th century. He was a British writer, covering journalism and social commentaries, and even some illustrations. However, he remains best known for the novels that he penned. The boo
What are Charles Dickens must read books?
Trying to narrow down the works of such a wordsmith can be rather difficult. However, there are always a few that shine just a little brighter than others. Charles Dickens, while a much beloved writer, has a few that have cultivated quite a following
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