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Trivia Quiz - A Christmas Carol

Questions about the novel A Christmas Carol.

Quiz Number: 5574
Date Submitted: December 23, 2015
Quiz Categories: Fiction Books, Christmas, Christmas Movies
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 74.6 percent
Times Taken: 167 times
Taken by Registered Users: 10

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A Christmas Carol
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1. Who wrote the novel A Christmas Carol?
  A.   Stephen King
  B.   Nathaniel Hawthorne
  C.   Washington Irving
  D.   Charles Dickens

2. In the setting of the story, how long had Ebenezer Scrooge's partner Jacob Marley, been dead?
  A.   3 days
  B.   1 year
  C.   7 years
  D.   20 years

3. What is Scrooge's nephew's name?
  A.   William
  B.   Fred
  C.   Thomas
  D.   David

4. Bob Crachit agrees with Scrooge's nephew that "Christmas has done me good" and gives him a rousing applause. Upon hearing this, what does Scrooge say to Cratchit?
  A.   another word from you, Mr. Cratchit, and you'll keep your Christmas by losing your position!
  B.   another sound from you, Mr. Cratchit, and you'll be celebrating your Christmas working!
  C.   another sound from you, Mr. Cratchit, and I'll throw you out in the cold!
  D.   none of the above

5. When the ghost of Jacob Marley tells Scrooge that he will be visited by three ghosts at timed intervals, how does Scrooge reply?
  A.   please no!
  B.   couldn't I get them all at once and get it over with?
  C.   I'm frightened!
  D.   none of the above

6. What was the name of Scrooge's boss when he was an apprentice?
  A.   Mr. Bettle
  B.   Mr. Angel
  C.   Mr. Fezziwig
  D.   Mr. Croggs

7. What is the name of Bob Cratchit's sickly son?
  A.   Ralph
  B.   Charles
  C.   Joseph
  D.   Tiny Tim

8. When he was young, Scrooge had a fiancee but she broke off the engagement. What was her name?
  A.   Mary
  B.   Rose
  C.   Belle
  D.   Jennifer

9. Before disappearing, the Ghost of Christmas Present shows Scrooge two hideous, emaciated children hidden under his cloak. Who are they?
  A.   Ignorance and Want
  B.   Fear and Anger
  C.   Hate and Discrimination
  D.   none of the above

10. Upon his reformation on Christmas morning, how does Scrooge celebrate?
  A.   dances with his housekeeper
  B.   sends a prize turkey to Bob Cratchit
  C.   celebrates Christmas with his nephew and family
  D.   all of the above®   

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