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Oliver Twist

Charles Dickens

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1. Who runs the home for young orphans where Oliver lives for nine years?

2. How does Oliver violate the rules of the workhouse?

3. What is Mr. Gamfield’s profession?

4. What is Mr. Sowerberry’s profession?

5. How does Noah Claypole incur Oliver’s wrath?

6. What is Jack Dawkins’s nickname?

7. Of what ethnicity is Fagin?

8. Mr. Brownlow notices that Oliver bears a close resemblance to whom?

9. What does Nancy pretend to be in order to drag Oliver back to Fagin?

10. Who comes to Oliver’s defense after Fagin recaptures him?

11. Who is shot in the attempted burglary of the Maylie house?

12. Which character falls deathly ill in the countryside?

13. Why does Mr. Bumble propose to Mrs. Corney?

14. What did Old Sally steal from Agnes Fleming?

15. Why does Rose refuse to marry Harry Maylie?

16. To whom does the dog Bull’s-eye belong?

17. What is Nancy’s profession?

18. Where does Nancy meet Rose and Brownlow?

19. What image haunts Bill Sikes after he commits murder?

20. Which three characters are all related to Oliver?

21. Where does Oliver last see Fagin?

22. Which character’s real name is Edward Leeford?

23. Which character is subject to violent spasmodic fits?

24. Which of the following novels did Dickens not write?

25. Dickens wrote Oliver Twist in response to what piece of legislation?

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by DanMitchell23, January 01, 2013

This is my favourite ever book!

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Dickens Disappointed

by alyviaperkins, July 19, 2013

Oh, Dickens, I expected much more from you: bad men go to prison or die, and good men live happily ever after with much money? I just... I don't know. I wanted something more.

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AWWWWWWWWWW

by Spark_Ninja, October 04, 2013

Poor Oliver I feel so bad for him.

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