Charles Dickens 1
A quiz about the life and works of Charles Dickens with questions to suit all the family. To view the answers just move your mouse over the answer boxes, but no cheating!!
  1. In which city was Dickens born in 1812?
    Portsmouth.
  2. In "Oliver Twist" what is the Artful Dodger's real name?
    Jack Dawkins.
  3. How many ghosts visit Scrooge in "A Christmas Carol"?
    Four.
  4. Which novel's opening line is "It was the best of times, it was the worse of times"?
    Tale of Two Cities.
  5. In which novel does Esther Summersun appear?
    Bleak House.
  6. Little Nell is the main character in which novel?
    The Old Curiosity Shop.
  7. Mr Fezziwig is a character in which book?
    A Christmas Cariol.
  8. Which was Dickens' last completed novel?
    Our Mutual Friend.
  9. What novel did Charles Dickens write first?
    Pickwick Papers.
  10. Which of his novels was left unfinished at his death?
    The Mystery of Edwin Drood.
  11. What pseudonym was used by Dickens for his early works?
    Boz.
  12. What are the two cities in the title of "A Tale of Two Cities"?
    Paris and London.
  13. What was the name of Bill Sikes' dog on "Oliver Twist"?
    Bullseye.
  14. Mr Micawber appears in which novel?
    David Copperfield.
  15. Who was the headmaster of Dotheboys Hall?
    Wackford Squeers.
  16. Where was Little Dorritt born?
    (Marshalsea) debtors prison.
  17. Which novel did Dickens say he liked the best?
    David Copperfield.
  18. Who did Eugene Wrayburn marry in "Our Mutual Friend"?
    Lizzie Hexam.
  19. Who was Pickwick's personal servant in "Pickwick Papers"?
    Sam Weller.
  20. Who adopts Oliver in "Oliver Twist"?
    Mr Brownlow.