Charles Dickens Quiz

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.

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

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  2. What publishing trend did Dickens pioneer?

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  3. True or False: Dickens had very little formal education

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  4. During which era did Dickens write?

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

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

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

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

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

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  10. Why was Dickens's father imprisoned?

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