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Unit Quiz

Revisiting: A Christmas Carol

This quiz will help you to assess your learning of key concepts and knowledge in this unit.

Q1.What is the correct definition of 'misanthropic'?

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Q2.What is the correct definition of 'redemption'?

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Q3.What is the first stage of redemption explored in A Christmas Carol?

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Q4.What sin has Scrooge committed in Stave 1 of the novella?

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Q5.What is the function of Jacob Marley's character? Choose the most accurate answer.

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Q6.The quotation 'Surplus population' links to whose views?

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Q7.Who does Scrooge mean when he says 'surplus population'?

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Q8.What is the definition of allegory?

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Q9.What was Dickens NOT concerned about in Victorian society?

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Q10.What does the boy 'Ignorance' symbolise?

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Q11.What does Scrooge learn from the Ghost of Christmas Present?

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Q12.Dickens links family and friendship with the idea of...

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Q13.How does Dickens use the character Fezziwig in Stave 2?

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Q14.Which of the following is an example of a motif in A Christmas Carol?

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Q15.Fred is a character foil to Scrooge. What does he embody?

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Q16.In order to change and achieve redemption, what feelings must Scrooge experience?

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Q17.What is the 'golden idol' a metaphor for in Stave 2?

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Q18.What is the definition of 'epiphany'?

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Q19.What was Dickens' moral message about avarice?

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Q20.What does the Ghost of Christmas Past symbolise?

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Q21.What is the purpose of the Ghost of Christmas Present?

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Q22.What is the purpose of the Spirits as a structural device?

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Q23.Why does Dickens create such a positive image of the Cratchit family?

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Q24.What is the correct definition of 'didactic?

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Q25.What is Dickens' message about redemption?

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