Saturday, December 1, 2012

Charles Dickens Characters Quiz

Bonus Photo Question: Which Dickens adaptation is this screencap from?
The game this week is all about the characters found in the pages of Charles Dickens novels. The object of this game is to guess what novel each character comes from.

To Play: For each character listed below guess which Dickens novel they come from and leave your guesses in a comment. I'll respond with your score. Guess as many times as you wish but please do not cheat by searching for the answers.

Scoring: Two points for each correctly guessed novel. Ten points for guessing the correct Dickens adaptation in the Bonus Photo Question above. A total of 60 points can be earned.


Charles Dickens Characters

1. Mortimer Lightwood
2. Caddy Jellyby
3. Artful Dodger
4. Charity Pecksniff
5. Daniel Quilp
6. Alfred Jingle
7. Lawrence Boythorn
8. Affery Flintwinch
9. Tim Cratchit
10. Madame Defarge
11. Fanny Squeers
12. Neville Landless
13. Daniel Doyce
14. Uriah Heep
15. Pleasant Riderhood
16. Augustus Snodgrass
17. Nell Trent
18. Bentley Drummle
19. Wilkins Micawber
20. Lucie Manette
21. Harriet Beadle "Tattycoram"
22. Frank Cheeryble
23. Agnes Fleming
24. Josiah Bounderby
25. Dora Spenlow

Hopefully these won't be too tricky. 
Don't you just love the interesting names Dickens used?











Answers Post Here.

21 comments:

Livia Rachelle said...

I have only read two Dickens straight through and put down a third halfway through (terrible I know), but I have seen some movies and plays and skipped through some other books (wicked me I know). So lets see what I can get.
1. Sound somewhat familiar but?
2.?
3.Oliver Twist
4.?
5.?
6.Sounds familiar I will randomly guess David Copperfield
7.?
8.?
9.A Christmas Carol
10. A Tale of Two Cities
11. Nicholas Nickleby
12.?
13.?
14.David Copperfield
15.?
16.Pickwick Papers
17.?
18. Great Expectation
19. Again familiar? David Copperfield?
20. Tale of Two Cities
21.Familiar but? David Copperfield?
22. Nicholas Nickleby
23. David Copperfield
24.?
25. David Copperfield


Abby said...

3. Oliver Twist
8. Little Dorrit
9. A Christmas Carol
11. Little Dorrit?
14. David Copperfield
16. Pickwick Papers
18. Great Expectations
19. David Copperfield
21. Little Dorrit
25. David Copperfield

Melody said...

1. Our Mutual Friend
2. Bleak House
3. Oliver Twist
4. Martin Chuzzlewit
7. Sounds familiar... it's no Bleak House, is it?
8. Little Dorrit
9. A Christmas Carol :)
10. A Tale of Two Cities
11. Nicholas Nickleby
13. Little Dorrit
14. David Copperfield
15. Our Mutual Friend??
16. Ugh, sounds familiar....
17. The Old Curiosity Shop
19. David Copperfield
20. ATOTC
21. Little Dorrit
23. Oliver Twist? At first I thought of Agnes Wickfield, haha. Oops.
25. David Copperfield

Charles Dickens' name choices are just something else. ;D

Miss Laurie of Old-Fashioned Charm said...

Livia Rachelle,
Your guesses on characters 3, 9, 10, 11, 14, 16, 18, 19, 20, 22 and 25 were correct. Your guesses on 6, 21 and 23 were incorrect. Your score is 22 points. Thanks for playing!

Abby,
Your guesses on characters 3, 8, 9, 14, 16, 18, 19 and 25 were correct. Your guess on #11 was incorrect. Your score is 16 points. Thanks for playing!

Miss Laurie of Old-Fashioned Charm said...

Melody,
Your guesses on characters 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 17, 19, 20, 21, 23 and 25 were correct. Your score is 36 points! Good work! :)

Kiri Liz said...

Photo: Nicholas Nickleby

2. Bleak House

3. Oliver Twist

7. Bleak House

8. Little Dorrit

9. A Christmas Carol

10. A Tale of Two Cities

11. Nicholas Nickleby

14. David Copperfield

19. David Copperfield

20. A Tale of Two Cities

21. Little Dorrit

22. Nicholas Nickleby

24. Hard Times

25. David Copperfield

Miss Laurie of Old-Fashioned Charm said...

Kiri Liz,
Your guess on the bonus photo questions was correct.
Your guesses on characters 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24 and 25 were correct. Your score is 38 points! Good work! :)

Christine said...

1) Mortimer Lightwood-Our Mutual Friend
2) Caddy Jellyby-Bleak House
3) Artful Dodger-Oliver Twist
4) Charity Pecksniff-Martin Chuzzlewit
5) Daniel Quilp-The Old Curiosity Shop
6) Alfred Jingle-The Pickwick Papers
7) Lawrence Boythorn-Bleak House
8) Affery Flintwinch-Little Dorrit
9) Tim Cratchit-A Christmas Carol
10) Madame Defarge-A Tale of Two Cities
11) Fanny Squeers-Nicholas Nickleby
12) Neville Landless-The Mystery of Edwin Drood
13) Daniel Doyce-Little Dorrit
14) Uriah Heep-David Copperfield
15) Pleasant Riderhood-Our Mutual Friend
16) Augustus Snodgrass-The Pickwick Papers
17) Nell Trent-The Old Curiosity Shop
18) Bentley Drummle-Great Expectations
19) Wilkins Micawber-David Copperfield
20) Lucie Manette-A Tale of Two Cities
21) Harret Beadle "Tattycoram"-Little Dorrit
22) Frank Cheeryble-Nicholas Nickleby
23) Agnes Fleming-Oliver Twist
24) Josiah Bounderby-Hard Times
25) Dora Spenlow-David Copperfield

Miss Dashwood said...

Oooh, what fun! I didn't get a chance to play the last two games but I want to try my hand at this one...

The screencap is a mystery to me... maybe David Copperfield? I don't know which version, though. I'll take a wild stab and say the 2000 one. :P

1. Our Mutual Friend
2. Bleak House
3. Oliver Twist
4. Martin Chuzzlewit
5. Old Curiosity Shop
6. Hmmmm... Great Expectations?
7. Bleak House
8. LITTLE DORRIT!
9. A Christmas Carol
10. Tale of Two Cities
11. Nicholas Nickleby
12. Martin Chuzzlewit?
13. Little Dorrit
14. David Copperfield
15. Our Mutual Friend (I think...)
16. The Pickwick Papers
17. Old Curiosity Shop
18. Great Expectations
19. David Copperfield
20. ATOTC
21. Little Dorrit
22. Nicholas Nickleby
23. I want to say David Copperfield but I know she was a Wickfield in that one... oh, dear, I really ought to know this, oughtn't I?
24. ?
25. David Copperfield

Mary Beth said...

Didn't Mr. Dickens come up with the most interesting of names?! :)

2. Bleak House
3. Oliver Twist
4. Martin Chuzzlewit
5. The Old Curiosity Shop
6. The Pickwick Papers
7. Bleak House
8. Little Dorrit
10. A Tale of Two Cities
11. Nicholas Nickleby
12. The Mystery of Edwin Drood
13. Little Dorrit
14. David Copperfield
15. Our Mutual Friend
16. The Pickwick Papers
17. The Old Curiosity Shop
18. Great Expectations
19. David Copperfield
20. A Tale of Two Cities
21. Little Dorrit
22. A Tale of Two Cities
23. Oliver Twist
25. David Copperfield

Scullery Maid said...

The photo is from Nicholas Nickleby 2001

#1 Our Mutual Friend
#2 Bleak House
#3 Oliver Twist
#6 THe Pickwick Papers
#8 Little Dorrit
#9 A Christmas Carol
#10 A Tale of Two Cities
#11 Nicholas Nickleby
#13 Little Dorrit
#14 David Copperfield
#15 Our Mutual Friend
#16 The Pickwick Papers
#17 Little Nell
#18 Great Expectations
#19 David Copperfield
#20 A Tale of Two Cities
#21 Little Dorrit
#22 Nicholas Nickleby
#23 David Copperfield

Miss Laurie of Old-Fashioned Charm said...

Christine,
Congratulations! You correctly guessed all of the novels the characters come from. Your score is 50 points. Thanks for playing!

Miss Laurie of Old-Fashioned Charm said...

Amy,
Glad you got a chance to play this time! Hoping to have another quotes game soon for you to play. :)

Your guess on the Bonus Photo was unfortunately incorrect. It's kind of a tricky one.

Your guesses on characters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22 and 25 were correct. Your guesses on 6, 12 and 23 were incorrect.
Your score is 42 points. Good work! :)

Miss Laurie of Old-Fashioned Charm said...

Mary Beth,
Your guesses on characters 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23 and 25 were correct. Your guess on #22 was incorrect.
Your score is 42 points. Thanks for playing!

Scullery Maid,
Yay! You guessed the correct film for the Bonus Photo Questions!!
Your guesses on characters 1, 2, 3, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21 and 22 were correct.
Your guess on #23 was incorrect as was you guess on #17 (that's what the character was called not the name of the book, although my mom does have an abridged version called that).

Miss Laurie of Old-Fashioned Charm said...

Scullery Maid,
Forgot to calculate your score. You have 44 points! Thanks for playing! :)

BatZion said...

Hi Miss Laurie, Here are my guesses for the Dicken's Character Quiz :)
2. Caddy Jellyby - Bleak House
3. Artful Dodger - Oliver Twist
4. Charity Pecksniff - Great Expectations
8. Affery Flintwinch - Bleak House
9. Tim Cratchit - A Christmas Carol
10. Madame Defarge - A Tale of Two Cities
13. Daniel Doyce - Little Dorrit
14. Uriah Heep - David Copperfield
18. Bentley Drummle - Great Expectations
19. Wilkins Micawber - David Copperfield
20. Lucie Manette - A Tale of Two Cities
25. Dora Spenlow - David Copperfield

I really need to read more Dickens! :)

birdienl said...

1. Our Mutual Friend
2. Bleak House
3. Oliver Twist
4. Martin Chuzzlewit
5.
6. Pickwick Papers
7. Bleak House
8. Little Dorrit
9. A Christmas Carol
10. A Tale of Two Cities
11. Nicholas Nickleby
12. The Mystery of Edwin Drood
13. Little Dorrit
14. David Copperfield
15. Our Mutual Friend
16. Pickwick Papers
17. Oliver Twist
18. Great Expectations
19. David Copperfield
20. A Tale of Two Cities
21. Little Dorrit
22. Nicholas Nickleby
23.
24.
25. David Copperfield

The screencap at the top is from Nicholas Nickleby (2001). Scoundrels!!

BatZion said...

Hi Miss Laurie,

I'd like to add 2 more guesses to my previous entry:
Alfred Jingle and Augustus Snodgrass - The Pickwick Papers

Blessings!

American Sweetheart said...

Hi there!
9. Tim Cratchit: A Christmas Carol
10. Madame Defarge: The Tale of Two Cities
11. Fanny Squeers: Nicholas Nicklby
13. Daniel Doyce: LIttle Dorrit
14. Uriah Heep: David Copperfield
19. Wilkins Micawber: David Copperfield
20. Lucie Manette: Tale of Two Cities
21. Harriet Beadle "Tattycoram": Little Dorrit
25. Dora Spenlow: David Copperfield


Bonus Movie: Nicholas Nickleby (2001)

Miss Laurie of Old-Fashioned Charm said...

BatZion,
Your guesses on characters 2, 3, 6, 9, 10, 13, 14, 16, 18, 19, 20 and 25 were all correct. Your guesses on 4 and 8 were incorrect.
Your score is 24 points. Thanks for playing!

birdienl,
You guessed the Bonus Photo Question correctly!
Your guesses on characters 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22 and 25 were all correct. Your guess on #17 was incorrect.
Your score is 52 points! Excellent work! :)

Miss Laurie of Old-Fashioned Charm said...

American Sweetheart,
Your guess on the bonus photo question was correct - good work!
Your guesses on characters 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21 and 25 were correct. Your score is 28 points!

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