2019-02-05
<strong>By Wendy Schuman</strong> <br /><br />"A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens, the story of miserly Ebenezer Scrooge and his supernatural visitors, is a Christmas classic. Whether your family loves the book or cozies up with one of the many film versions--the newest is an animated Disney/Pixar film--you'll enjoy this fun quiz to test your knowledge of "A Christmas Carol."
1

When was Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" published?

2

The story begins on a Christmas Eve in London. What important event occurred seven years before on that very night?

3

What famous expression did Scrooge use when his nephew wished him a Merry Christmas?

4

What was the name of Scrooge’s clerk?

5

Which days off did Scrooge give his clerk for the holidays?

6

Whose ghostly face did Scrooge see on his door knocker?

7

What vital lesson about the meaning of business did the ghost of Jacob Marley come back from the grave to teach Scrooge?

8

Marley's ghost told Scrooge he would have three visitors in order to be saved from a terrible fate after death. Who were the visitors?

9

Where did the Ghost of Christmas Past transport Scrooge?

10

What was the name of Bob Cratchit’s youngest child, who walked with a crutch?

11

What did Tiny Tim say that endeared him to so many people?

12

Which of the following actors did NOT play Scrooge or the voice of Scrooge on film?

13

What did the Ghost of Christmas Present look like?

14

Why did Scrooge say to the Ghost of Christmas Future "I fear you more than any Spectre I have seen"?

15

As an example of Scrooge's remarkable transformation, how did he surprise Bob Cratchit when he got back to the office?

16

What lesson did Scrooge learn from the Spirits?

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You're a Dickens Dazzler

Congratulations! You've read the book how many times? The Spirits of Christmas reign in your heart all the year through.

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You're a Dickens Dilettante

Not too familiar with the story? Pick up the book or see one of the many movies based on it. A treat awaits you!

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You're a Dickens Devotee

You remember a good deal of the story. Enjoy reacquainting yourself with this holiday favorite.

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