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by Charles Dickens
Module Quizzes / If You Like Magic, Boy Are You Going to Be Disappointed Quiz
David Copperfield: If You Like Magic, Boy Are You Going to Be Disappointed Quiz
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Q. With whom does David live as a young boy?
His father and sister
His father and grandmother
His mother and nurse
Q. Why is David sent away to school?
Because he breaks a window with his ball
So that he can receive all of his necessary wizarding training in preparation to battle He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named
Because he cuts up the floors with a penknife
Because he bites his step-father’s hand
Q. Where do Mr. Peggotty and his family live?
In an upside-down boat
In a grass hut with a door covered in animal fur
In a stone mansion with no doors
In a duplex with a surprisingly spacious master bedroom
Q. Why does David return home?
Because he could have sworn he left the kitchen light on
Because he is expelled from school
Because his mother dies
Q. David moves in with Miss Betsey Trotwood - who is she?
Some random woman with a wicked pad
Q. While going to his new school, who becomes David’s best friend?
His diary, the only one who will put up with his tiresome drivel
Q. Miss Betsey persuades David to pursue a career as a proctor, which is what?
An amateur proctologist
Q. With whom does David fall in love?
His sworn enemy’s wife
His boss’ daughter
His neighbor’s niece
No one; he’s more of a fighter than a lover
Q. Why is Little Em’ly upset about her engagement to Ham?
She is in love with someone else
She doesn’t want to be with him now that he is poor
She can’t bring herself to marry someone without an apostrophe in the middle of their name
Q. What happens after Dora dies?
David vows never to love another
David hopes to be with her in his next life
David, by now pretty used to dealing with constant agony, heartache, tragedy and despair, barely notices