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1 "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 Q
Philian
May 14 03
1326 plays
2 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 Q
Cymruambyth
May 21 07
1992 plays
3 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 Q
albinerhawk
Jul 16 09
279 plays
4 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 Q
buckeye012003
Sep 06 05
3606 plays
5 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 Q
wardcogge
Dec 01 08
393 plays
6 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 Q
sidnobls
Jan 17 09
468 plays
7 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 Q
drbabe
Dec 31 10
786 plays
8 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?
Tough
10 Q
balaton
Dec 22 13
159 plays
9 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 Q
richicago
May 09 09
672 plays
10 What the Dickens
A ten question quiz on Charles Dickens (1812-1870). One of literature's greatest exponents.
Average
10 Q
navaho56
May 09 10
513 plays
11 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 Q
senegalgirl
Mar 12 04
1446 plays
12 The Works of Charles Dickens
This quiz is all about the works of arguably the greatest Victorian writer.
Average
10 Q
nutter2002
Sep 13 02
1467 plays
13 Charles Dickens Characters
I give you some characters (not necessarily main ones), you say the book. Good luck!
Average
10 Q
eunomia
Jan 25 09
1164 plays
14 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 Q
kittyconner
Mar 12 04
1392 plays
15 Charles Dickens Addicts Mark 2
By popular request (well, one) I bring you another quiz on the books of Charles Dickens.
Average
10 Q
pippa_sue
Aug 09 00
1170 plays
16 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 Q
cbdileo
Nov 07 00
618 plays
17 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 Q
trivia12387
Dec 24 00
2280 plays
18 What the Dickens Shall I Call You?
Can you find the surnames of these Dickens characters from the twisted clues?
Easy
10 Q
balaton
Sep 23 13
450 plays
19 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 Q
Ruma
Nov 05 00
2145 plays
20 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 Q
pippa_sue
Aug 04 00
1632 plays
21 Charles Dickens - Hard Times
I am currently studying this book at college and I think that it's good.
Average
20 Q
michelle_4_eva
Feb 22 05
459 plays
22 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 Q
balaton
Feb 08 14
207 plays
23 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 Q
Catreona
Mar 09 12
150 plays
24 Is Dickens Our Mutual Friend?
Many characters in "Our Mutual Friend" have nicknames. Can you match them with their real names?
Difficult
10 Q
balaton
Sep 02 13
246 plays
25 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 Q
aechica3133
Jul 04 03
588 plays
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