Charles Dickens and his works - Lead in questionnaire

Andrés Quevedo
Quiz by Andrés Quevedo, updated more than 1 year ago
Andrés Quevedo
Created by Andrés Quevedo about 2 years ago
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This timed and brief questionnaire serves as a perfect and quick lead in to a class about any of Charles' Dickens novels.

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Question 1

Question
Who is this man?
Answer
  • Charles Dickens
  • Oscar Wilde
  • Lewis Carroll
  • J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Edgar Allan Poe
  • Mark Twain

Question 2

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How many of these books did he write?
Answer
  • A Christmas carol
  • Great expectations
  • The old man and the sea
  • The lord of the rings
  • A tale of two cities
  • David Copperfield
  • Oliver Twist
  • Alice in wonderland
  • The picture of Dorian Gray

Question 3

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He lived during the 19th century.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 4

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He was rich.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 5

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What is the name of the most famous character he created?
Answer
  • Scrooge
  • Gatsby
  • Marley
  • Finch

Question 6

Question
This is the plot of A Christmas Carol: Ebenezer Scrooge is a tight, selfish and unfriendly old man. On Christmas Eve, he receives a visit: it is the ghost of his old business partner, Jacob Marley. The ghost tells him two more ghosts will visit him on two consecutive nights: the Ghosts of Christmas Past and Christmas Present. These ghosts show Scrooge how his mean behaviour affects those around him. At the end of the story he discovers that there is still time for him to change and he transforms into a generous and kind human being.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 7

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Which of his novels features scenes from The French Revolution?
Answer
  • A tale of two cities
  • A Christmas Carol
  • Oliver Twist
  • Great Expectations
  • David Copperfield
  • Hard Times

Question 8

Question
This is the plot of A tale of Two cities: Charles Darnay tries to escape his heritage as a French aristocrat in the years leading up to the French Revolution. During the Revolution, he's captured, but Sydney Carton, a man who looks like Darnay, takes his place and dies on the guillotine.
Answer
  • True
  • False
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