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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol


by Charles Dickens

A Christmas Carol: Quotes (What Was Said) True or False

1. Who calls Scrooge "a squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous, old sinner?" -> The narrator
2. What one word does Scrooge use to describe Christmas? -> Humbug
3. What is Marley's ghost's prediction? -> Scrooge's lucky numbers are 23, 7, 98, and 41
4. What relative does Scrooge tell off? -> His nephew Fred
5. Who says, "My life upon this globe is very brief—it ends tonight"? -> Marley's ghost