Christmas Carol Trivia
Posted by Carolyn on December 18, 1997 at 07:55:02:
A couple of years ago, I picked up "The Christmas Carol Trivia Book" by Paul Sammon. It contains trivia regarding CD, the novel. and many of the film/musical/animated/tv versions of the classic tale.
I thought I would post the trivia questions for Charles Dickens first and if there is interest, I will post the ones for the novel, too. I hope everybody had at least a short bio for Dickens in their version of ACC.
So here are the CD trivia questions. Some familiarity with his others works is necessary.
!. When was CD born?
3. Name the villian in Oliver Twist
4. What book was adapted to a 1968 musical version? Who played the villian in the movie?
5. What was CD's first job?
6. How old was he when he got his firt job?
7. What are the publication dates of A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations?
8. Where was CD's father imprisoned for debt?
9. Who is the reclusive old women in Great Expectations?
10. Which of CD's brothers died at the age of 6 months?
11. What was Dickens 1st great literary success?
12. To what part of town was CD's drawn when he first moved to London?
13. What is CD's mother's name?
14. What was CD's first print related job?
15. Name one Dickens Xmas story and Xmas essay other than ACC?
16, For what publication did Dickens report on speeches of Parliament?
17. What was the Dickens family's greatest fear during CD's childhood?
18. What is the full name of the heroine of The Old Curiosity Shop?
19. What year was the "definitive" version of Great Expectations released and who was the director?
20. What was CD's greatest lifelong fear?
21.Name the character who sacrifices himself for the good of others in A Tale of Two Cities
22. Name the two books CD wrote that reflect his 1842 visit to America.
23. What were CD's last words?
24. Where did he die? When?
25. How much did Dickens earn per week for his first job?
26. What was the title of the novel Dickens was writing at the time of his death?
27. Where is Dickens buried?
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