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Charles Dickens, a former resident of Lant Street.

Charles Dickens (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) How much was Charles Dickens paid when he worked at Warren’s Blacking Factory at the age of twelve?
a) One pound a week
b) One guinea a week
c) Six shillings a week
d) Ten shillings a week

2) What did Charles Dickens teach himself after buying Gurney’s Brachgraphy?
a) Typewriting
b) Shorthand
c) Telegraph
d) Music

3) With whom Charles Dickens had a love affair that ended in 1833?
a) Maria Beadnell
b) Dora Winter
c) Flora Copperfield
d) Jill Smith

4) For which newspaper Charles Dickens reported Parliamentary debates?
a) Guardian
b) Mirror of Parliament
c) The Independent
d) The Times

Dickens at the Blacking Warehouse. Charles Dic...

Dickens at the Blacking Warehouse. Charles Dickens is here shown as a boy of twelve years of age, working in a factory. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

5) Which was Charles Dickens’ first novel?
a) David Copperfield
b) Nicholas Nickleby
c) The Pickwick Papers
d) Oliver Twist

6) On whom was the charater of Mr. Micawber in David Copperfield based?
a) John Forster
b) John Dickens
c) Hablot K. Browne
d) Augustus egg

7) On whom was the charater of Mrs. Nickelby in Nicholas Nickleby based?
a) Catherine Hogarth
b) Maria Beadnell
c) Elizabeth Dickens
d) Mary Hogarth

8) In which novel of Charles Dickens Magwitch is arrested?
a) David Copperfield
b) Nicholas Nickleby
c) Great Expectations
d) Oliver Twist

Signature of Charles Dickens

Signature of Charles Dickens (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

9) In which year Charles Dickens’ novel A Christmas Carol appear?
a) 1842
b) 1846
c) 1844
d) 1848

10) Which revolution dominates A Tale of Two Cities?
a) Russian
b) French
c) Italian
d) German

Charles Dickens Quiz Questions and Answers

Photo of illustration from novel "The Pic...

Photo of illustration from novel “The Pickwick papers” by Charles Dickens (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) How much was Charles Dickens paid when he worked at Warren’s Blacking Factory at the age of twelve?
c) Six shillings a week

2) What did Charles Dickens teach himself after buying Gurney’s Brachgraphy?
b) Shorthand

3) With whom Charles Dickens had a love affair that ended in 1833?
a) Maria Beadnell

4) For which newspaper Charles Dickens reported Parliamentary debates?
b) Mirror of Parliament

5) Which was Charles Dickens’ first novel?
c) The Pickwick Papers

6) On whom was the charater of Mr. Micawber in David Copperfield based?
b) John Dickens

7) On whom was the charater of Mrs. Nickelby in Nicholas Nickleby based?
c) Elizabeth Dickens

8) In which novel of Charles Dickens Magwitch is arrested?
c) Great Expectations

9) In which year Charles Dickens’ novel A Christmas Carol appear?
c) 1844

10) Which revolution dominates A Tale of Two Cities?
b) French

Copy of a Photograph of Charles Dickens

Copy of a Photograph of Charles Dickens (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Charles Dickens, circa 1860

Charles Dickens, circa 1860 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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