Charles Dickens Quiz 2 - Answers

1. In which year did the novel ‘A Christmas Carol’ appear?
A Christmas Carol in Prose, Being a Ghost-Story of Christmas,commonly known as A Christmas Carol, was first published in London by Chapman & Hall on 19 December 1843.

2. Which revolution dominates A Tale of Two Cities?
A Tale of Two Cities, set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution, is Dickens' best-known work of historical fiction.

3. In which story of Dickens will you find the character ‘Artful Dodger’?
Oliver Twist
Jack Dawkins, better known as the Artful Dodger, is a character in the Charles Dickens novel Oliver Twist. Dodger is a pickpocket, so called for his skill and cunning in that respect.

4. Name the villain running the boarding school in Nicholas Nickleby?
Wackford Squeers
The cruelty of a real Yorkshire schoolmaster named William Shaw became the basis for Dickens's brutal character of Wackford Squeers.

5. Great Expectations revolves around an orphan boy named ….
Great Expectations is the thirteenth novel by Charles Dickens and his penultimate completed novel that narrates the personal growth and personal development of an orphan nicknamed Pip.

6. Dickens wrote, "like many fond parents, I have in my heart of hearts a favourite child. And his name is …….". What is the name of the child?
David Copperfield
It was Dickens' favorite among his own novels. Many elements of the novel follow events in Dickens' own life, and it is often considered as his veiled autobiography.

7. Which of the following is not a character from Dickens’
Tom Sawyer
Thomas "Tom" Sawyer is the title character of the Mark Twain novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Ebenezer Scrooge and Mr. Fezziwig are characters from the novel A Christmas Carol. Captain Cuttle is from Dombey and Son by Dickens

8. In which one of the following Dickens' novels, you are likely to meet the midwife/ nurse/layer-out-of-the-dead Sairey Gamp?
Martin Chuzzlewit
Sarah or Sairey Gamp is a nurse in the novel Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens, first published as a serial in 1843–1844.

9. Mr. Sowerberry and Noah Claypole work together in this novel.
Oliver Twist
Mr. Sowerberry is a fictional character who appears as a weak antagonist in the Charles Dickens novel Oliver Twist. He is an undertaker and coffin maker who owns and operates a small dark shop in a small town some 75 miles from London. He has an assistant named Noah Claypole.

10. Pick the odd one out from the following fictinal characters of Charles Dickens
Samuel Pickwick
A Christmas Carol tells the story of a bitter old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformation into a gentler, kindlier man after visitations by the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley. Bob Cratchit is the overworked, underpaid clerk in the novel A Christmas Carol. Tiny Tim is h

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