Friday, 25 November 2016

Charles Dickens Quiz 1


Charles Dickens is a popular and prolific British author of all times. He is well known for his novels with children as central characters which are considered as evergreen classics. He was the greatest novelist of Victorian era. His popular works include Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, Nicholas Nickleby, David Copperfield, A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations.
Here is a quiz on the great writer. His novels are all a must read, so get one today and enjoy!





1. Charles Dickens was born on
7 February 1812
7 January 1810
9 June 1810
17 August 1813

2. Which one of the following is a travelogue by Charles Dickens?
A. American Notes for General Circulation
B. Pictures from Italy
Only A
Both A and B
Only B
None of these

3. When Dickens was 12, his father was imprisoned for what reason?
Theft
Debt
Embezzlement
Murder

4. "Fitoor" is a 2016 Indian Hindi-language film directed by Abhishek Kapoor and is based on a famour Dickens' novel. Name the novel
David Copperfield
A Tale of Two Cities
The Pickwick Papers
Great Expectations

5. Which one of the following is not a Dickens Novel?
The Old Curiosity Shop
Little Dorrit
Treasure Island
Oliver Twist

6. Which short story by Charles Dickens depicts a train accident based on the Clayton Tunnel crash that occurred in 1861?
A House to Let
The Signal-Man
The Haunted Man
The Long Voyage

7. For which newspaper Charles Dickens reported Parliamentary debates?
Guardian
Mirror of Parliament
The Independent
The Times

8. Mr. Micawber is a character based on John Dickens which appeared in the story …
David Copperfield
Nicholas Nickleby
Oliver Twist
The Pickwick Papers

9. "The Perils of Certain English Prisoners" is an early work of fiction co-authored by Dickens and Wilkie Collins. Which historical incident of India is dealt within this work?
Indian Rebellion of 1857
Partition of Bengal
Paik Rebellion, Odisha
Jallianwala Bagh massacre

10. Where is Dickens buried?
Westminster Abbey
Dublin
Glasgow
Portsmouth



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