Do you know 19th century books?

Do you know 19th century books?

This quiz contains 10 questions about English literature in the 19th century. It covers authors such as Emily Bronte, Charles Dickens, Mary Shelley, William Wordsworth, John Keats, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and Alfred Lord Tennyson.

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What book by Charles Dickens describes the life of a young orphan in 19th century England?

  • Great Expectations
  • Oliver Twist
  • A Christmas Carol
  • David Copperfield

What is the main plot of Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein"?

  • The adventures of a young woman in search of her identity
  • The love story between a human and a supernatural being
  • The story of a scientist who creates life and the monster he creates
  • The life and death of a young artist

Who wrote the novel "Wuthering Heights"?

  • Jane Austen
  • George Elliot
  • Emily Bronte
  • Mary Shelley

What describes Nathaniel Hawthorne's book "The Scarlet Letter"?

  • The life and experiences of a young writer in 19th century America
  • The adventures of a young man in search of his true identity
  • The love story between two young women
  • The story of an unmarried woman with a child in 17th century

"The Importance of Being Earnest" is ...

  • a love story by Jane Austen
  • a novel by Herman Melville
  • a play by Oscar Wild
  • a poem by Edgar Allan Poe

Who is the author of "Pride and Prejudice"?

  • Jane Austen
  • Virginia Woolf
  • Charles Dickens
  • Thomas Hardy

What is the storyline of Oscar Wilde's "The Picture of Dorian Gray"?

  • The life and experiences of a wealthy artist in 19th century England
  • The love story between two young people from different social classes
  • The story of a young man who becomes obsessed with his beauty
  • The adventures of a young man in a foreign country

What author is known for his poetry and mystery short stories?

  • Charles Dickens
  • George Eliot
  • Edgar Allan Poe
  • Herman Melville

Who wrote "Moby-Dick"?

  • Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Washington Irving
  • Herman Melville
  • Edgar Allan Poe

Who is the most famous character in Arthur Conan Doyle's books?

  • David Copperfield
  • Don Quixote
  • Huckleberry Finn
  • Sherlock Holmes
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