The Ultimate
Bleak House
Book Quiz

Question 1 of 17

Who wrote Bleak House?

  • Charles Dickens
  • Victor Hugo
  • Alexander Dumas
  • Charlotte Bronte

Question 2 of 17

How does Esther end the story?

  • In the middle of a sentence
  • With a paragraph
  • With a thought
  • In the middle of a letter

Question 3 of 17

Who does Esther end up marrying?

  • Mr. Woodcourt
  • Mr. Jarndyce
  • Mr. Guppy
  • Mr. Boythorn

Question 4 of 17

Who was murdered?

  • Mr. Tulkinghorn
  • Mr. Jarndyce
  • Mr. Boythorn
  • Sir Dedlock

Question 5 of 17

In what line of work does Richard work?

  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Education
  • Business

Question 6 of 17

Whose proposal does Esther accept?

  • Mr. Jarndyce
  • Mr. Guppy
  • Mr. Boythorn
  • Mr. Tulkinghorn

Question 7 of 17

Who is Esther's mother?

  • Lady Dedlock
  • Lady Dedlock's sister
  • Ada
  • Ada's Aunt

Question 8 of 17

Who was Boythorn's old lover?

  • Lady Dedlock's sister
  • Krook's sister
  • Ada's sister
  • Mr. Guppy's sister

Question 9 of 17

What disease spreads through the town?

  • Smallpox
  • Pneumonia
  • Polio
  • Diptheria

Question 10 of 17

Where does Jo live?

  • Tom-all-alones
  • Joe-all-alones
  • John-all-alones
  • Todd-all-alones

Question 11 of 17

Who does Esther have violent reactions to?

  • Lady Dedlock
  • Ada
  • Richard
  • Mr. Boythorn

Question 12 of 17

Who is found dead?

  • Nemo
  • Mr. Guppy
  • Mr. Tulkinghorn
  • Krook

Question 13 of 17

Who proposes to Esther first?

  • Mr. Guppy
  • Mr. Boythorn
  • Mr. Jarndyce
  • Mr. Snagsby

Question 14 of 17

What is Mrs. Pardiggle obsessed with?

  • Charity work
  • Her children
  • Cooking
  • Mr. Jarndyce

Question 15 of 17

What does Mr. Jarndyce often complain of?

  • The wind
  • The time
  • The heat
  • The snow

Question 16 of 17

What does Esther bury in her garden before leaving?

  • Her doll
  • Her watch
  • Her necklace
  • Her teacup

Question 17 of 17

Where is Esther headed at the beginning of the novel?

  • Mr. Jarndyce's house
  • Sir Dedlock's house
  • Mr. Skimpole's house
  • Mr. Boythorn's house

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