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Quiz About "A Christmas Carol"


  1. In which decade was the novella "A Christmas Carol" written by Charles Dickens?
  2. Who was Ebenezer Scrooge's first employer?
  3. What was the name of Scrooge's overworked and underpaid clerk?
  4. Scrooge was visited by the spirit of which former business partner?
  5. Which catchphrase is most associated with Scrooge?

  6. What is the first name of Scrooge’s nephew?
  7. What is Belle's relationship to Ebenezer Scrooge?
  8. Can you name the deceased sister of Scrooge?
  9. How many ghosts does Marley say will visit Scrooge?
  10. Which ghost appears to Scrooge as "a jolly giant" with dark brown curls?
  11. Who is a chained and tormented spirit, doomed to wander the earth forever?
  12. The Ghost of Christmas Present reveals to Scrooge two emaciated children, what were their names?
  13. What does Scrooge send to Bob Cratchit's house on Christmas Day?
  14. Who had died in the vision given to Scrooge by The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come?
  15. As promised by Marley's ghost, Scrooge is visited by the ghosts as the bell tolls what time?
  16. Who was the first ghost to visit Scrooge after the visit of Marley?
  17. Which ghost has 1800 brothers and a life span of one day?
  18. How many years had Marley been dead for?
  19. What is Charles Dicken's two middle names?
  20. Which saying of Tiny Tim's is also the famous last words of the novel?


  1. 1840s (1843)
  2. Mr Fezziwig
  3. Bob Cratchit
  4. Jacob Marley
  5. "Bah! Humbug!"
  6. Fred
  7. Past girlfriend
  8. Fan Scrooge
  9. Three
  10. The Ghost of Christmas Present
  11. Jacob Marley
  12. Ignorance and Want

  13. A turkey
  14. Tiny Tim
  15. One o'clock in the morning
  16. Ghost of Christmas Past
  17. Ghost of Christmas Present
  18. Seven years
  19. John Huffam
  20. "God bless us, Every one!"