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Daniel Deronda

Daniel Deronda


by George Eliot

Daniel Deronda: Help Me, Deronda Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Daniel Deronda? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Once Gwendolen notices Daniel watching her in the casino, what happens?

She is suddenly overcome with hunger, and quickly makes her way to the all-you-can-eat buffet
She suddenly starts winning
She suddenly starts losing
Q. What bad news does Gwendolen get in a letter from her mother?

Her father has died
Her family has lost all their money
Her brother has been in a terrible accident
Her sister accidentally drank milk that was three days past the expiration date, and their family doctor fears the worst
Q. Who falls in love with Gwendolen?

Her cousin Rex
Her uncle James
Her nephew Burt
Her dog Murphy (Oh, right - like that would be any weirder)
Q. Why is Gwendolen initially put off by Grandcourt?

She finds him ugly
He has no money
What, there was no soap in the 19th century?
She discovers that he already has a mistress and children
Q. What has Daniel been trying to figure out his whole life?

What career he should pursue
How he got the prominent scar on his right arm
The identity of his parents
Whether or not man is basically evil
How to set the DVR to record two shows at once
Q. What does Daniel stop Mirah from doing?

Telling Gwendolen of his feelings for her
Singing "Barbie Gir"l on karaoke night at the local pub
Drowning herself
Fleeing the country
Q. About what does Daniel become interested in learning more?

Jeff Goldblum
Q. What does Daniel do to help Mirah?

He tells her how she really looks in that dress
He reunites her with her brother
He teaches her how to read
He gives her the money to start her business
Q. What is one of the names that Daniel’s mother uses?

The Countess
The Princess
The Madame
Q. What does Daniel do at the end of the book?

Marries Gwendolen
Marries Mirah
Murders Grandcourt
Marries Grandcourt, murders him, then marries Gwendolen, divorces her, marries Mirah, murders Gwendolen, files for annulment from Mirah, murders her, then murders the judge who granted the annulment