illustration of Ebenezer Scrooge in silhouette walking toward a Christmas tree and followed by the three ghosts

A Christmas Carol

by Charles Dickens
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A Christmas Carol Overview Quiz

From the tale's bleak beginning to Scrooge's great transformation, eNotes' A Christmas Carol Overview Quiz covers the major and minor details of Dickens' famous work, with questions on characters and important events to help you in your studies.

  1. Which of the following does Scrooge NOT do after the final visit from the Ghost of Christmas future?

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  2. Whose name is on the tombstone shown to Scrooge by the Ghost of Christmas Future?

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  3. Which of the Ghosts is described as cheerful?

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  4. What does Scrooge say the poor should do?

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  5. Which character from Scrooge's youth showed him true happiness was possible?

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  6. What gift does the reformed Scrooge send to his employee and his family?

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  7. Why does Scrooge's former girlfriend end their relationship?

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  8. Who is Tiny Tim's father?

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  9. What is Jacob Marley's punishment for a life of sin?

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