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Hard Times

Hard Times


by Charles Dickens

Hard Times: Good Thing We’re So Much More Economically Stable Nowadays Quiz

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Q. What is the name of the industrial city in which this book is set?

Diet Mountain Dew Falls
Q. What does Thomas Gradgrind emphasize that the students in his school learn?

How to be creative
How to make an American quilt
How to think critically
Just the facts
Q. What comes to town?

A band of gypsies
A team of army recruiters
A traveling circus
The Jonas Brothers World Tour
Q. What is Louisa forced to do?

Work in Bounderby’s factory
Work in Bounderby’s bank
Marry Bounderby
Lick the sweat off the arm of a sleeping fat man, after being double-dog-dared to do so
Q. Which is one of the reasons that Stephen Blackpool wants a divorce?

His wife is a crazed alcoholic
He is in love with Louisa
He’d like to keep his options open just in case he runs into Megan Fox and she shows interest
He no longer believes in the institution of marriage