Charles Dickens Quiz

Charles Dickens Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

The man, the myth, the mystery: Charles Dickens. Test your knowledge of this famous author with eNotes' Charles Dickens Quiz! Contains ten questions on the life of Dickens and his beloved works.

  • Question 1

    Where did a very young Dickens work when his father was imprisoned?

  • Question 2

    Why was Dickens's father imprisoned?

  • Question 3

    What publishing trend did Dickens pioneer?

  • Question 4

    Which of Dickens's works was the first to propel him to fame?

  • Question 5

    During which era did Dickens write?

  • Question 6

    What was the subject of the petition Dickens convinced Washington Irving to take to congress?

  • Question 7

    As a journalist, under what pseudonym did Dickens write for many years?

  • Question 8

    True or False: Dickens had very little formal education

  • Question 9

    Which of Dickens' novels was the first Victorian novel to feature a child protagonist?

  • Question 10

    True or False: Dickens did not achieve fame until after his death

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