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As well as portraying Victorian England, with an emphasis on what he perceived as pressing social issues, Dickens created some memorable characters, many with intriguing names.   

There are 65 quizzes and 650 trivia questions in this category.
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"Bleak House" - worst title but best Dickens book?

Many people are put off one of Charles Dickens' best books by the depressing title. However, those who have read it will know how good it is and get the answers to most of these questions.
Average (25 qns)
1512 plays
Who in the Dickens Are They?

Some of the most interestingly-named characters in literature can be found in the pages of Charles Dickens' novels. I'll give you the name of the character, and you'll choose the novel in which he or she appears.
Tough (10 qns)
2262 plays
Dickens Villains and Bad-guys

Charles Dickens wrote stories with many memorable characters, not all of which you'd like to call a friend. Can you identify the villain or story they come from?
Average (15 qns)
462 plays
Charles Dickens Characters

I will give you the character's name and a brief discription. You give me the Charles Dickens novel they are in.
Easy (10 qns)
4368 plays
Dickens' "Our Mutual Friend"

"Our Mutual Friend" was Charles Dickens' last completed novel. This is a brief quiz given the book's length and its labyrinth plot. May be spoilers herein.
Average (15 qns)
381 plays
What the Dickens?

A very timely subject is this. Even Oprah recommends Dickens, choosing "Great Expections" and "Tale of Two Cities" as selections for her book club for December 2010. How familiar are you with these ten Dickensian characters?
Average (10 qns)
1047 plays
Little Dorrit

"Little Dorrit" is one of Charles Dickens' masterpieces, published as a serial novel between 1855 and 1857. It's a satire that criticizes the hypocrisy of society and the way poor people were treated.
Average (25 qns)
501 plays
Match the Dickens Characters

I'll give you the names of some characters from novels by Charles Dickens. All you need to do is match them to the correct book.
Average (10 qns)
Feb 04 17
282 plays
Charles Dickens Characters

I give you some characters (not necessarily main ones), you say the book. Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
1518 plays
The Works of Charles Dickens

This quiz is all about the works of arguably the greatest Victorian writer.
Average (10 qns)
1782 plays
The Great Charles Dickens

Charles John Huffam Dickens is one of the most beloved authors of all time. Born into poverty in 1812, he used his many experiences to illustrate how one can rise above adversity and achieve happiness and success in life.
Average (10 qns)
828 plays
First Lines of Dickens Novels

This is a little quiz to see how many of the first lines of Charles Dickens' books you can identify. It's not always the entire first sentence either. Have fun.
Average (10 qns)
1644 plays
Mixed Up Dickens!

Oh dear! The loose pages of my beloved "Complete Dickens" manuscript have blown all over the courtyard, and in scrambling to gather them up, I've got them all out of sort. What happens to these Dickensian characters when they are put wrong way to?
Tough (10 qns)
588 plays
What the Dickens

A ten question quiz on Charles Dickens (1812-1870). One of literature's greatest exponents.
Average (10 qns)
660 plays
Dickens' Good Guys

Dickens produced some wonderful characters in his novels. A great many villains but also some very worthy folk too. Can you identify these good people?
Average (10 qns)
390 plays
Charles Dickens Addicts Mark 2

By popular request (well, one) I bring you another quiz on the books of Charles Dickens.
Average (10 qns)
1413 plays
What the Dickens!

Charles Dickens is still one of the most read authors, so I'll give you the opening lines and you click the correct novel. Have Fun.
Average (10 qns)
1665 plays
The Wicked Wit of Charles Dickens

The works of Charles Dickens are full of the most amazing and delightfully imaginative similes, metaphors and other colourful figures of speech. Can you answer these questions about them?
Difficult (10 qns)
294 plays
Newly Edited Dickens Bio

I have been a fan of Charles Dickens' novels since I was 15 and a teacher suggested David Copperfield. Hope you enjoy this quiz. I had fun recalling all this trivia!
Average (10 qns)
708 plays
Details About Dickens Novels

I give you a detail about a Dickens novel, you tell me what I'm describing. It's that simple.
Average (10 qns)
2613 plays
A Tale of Two Halves

Match the endings of these titles of works by Charles Dickens with the beginnings. Common shortened versions of titles are used.
Very Easy (10 qns)
744 plays
What the Dickens Shall I Call You?

Can you find the surnames of these Dickens characters from the twisted clues?
Easy (10 qns)
729 plays
Seasonal Dickens

Between 1843 and 1848, Charles Dickens wrote a series of books, known collectively as "The Christmas Books". Some are better known than others. How much do you know about these and about other Christmassy references in other Dickens works?
Average (10 qns)
264 plays
For Charles Dickens Addicts

Be gentle with me, this is my first time! I've just been re-reading Dickens, so now I'll share it with you.
Average (10 qns)
1782 plays
What the Dickens! Know his characters?

Do you remember your Dickens novels? I'll name some characters from his books, and you see if you can remember the book.
Average (10 qns)
2313 plays
Charles Dickens - Hard Times

I am currently studying this book at college and I think that it's good.
Average (20 qns)
540 plays
Mr. Woodcourt

Mr. Woodcourt, the hero of Charles Dickens' novel "Bleak House", is perhaps the most understated romantic hero in English Literature. How much do you know about him?
Average (20 qns)
210 plays
Is Dickens Our Mutual Friend?

Many characters in "Our Mutual Friend" have nicknames. Can you match them with their real names?
Difficult (10 qns)
303 plays
Nicholas Nickleby

Of all of the novels written by Dickens, Nicholas Nickleby is my favorite. I hope you agree, and I hope you paid attention while you read. Otherwise, this quiz could prove challenging.
Tough (10 qns)
657 plays
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