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The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest

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The Importance of Being Earnest: The Most Immodest of the Ernest Movies Quiz

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Q. What does Ernest confess to Algernon?


That his name isn’t really Ernest
That the woman masquerading as his ward is really his wife
That he is actually a member of royalty
That he dropped the flowers he bought for him on the way over
Q. What does Jack pretend to have?


An understanding of women
A personal relationship with the queen
A younger brother
A degree from a university
Q. What does Lady Bracknell determine after interviewing Ernest?


That he is not fit for her daughter
That he is not who he says he is
That he would make one heck of an addition to the team in accounts payable
Q. What problem does Lady Bracknell have with Ernest?


He is a con artist
He is on too low a rung of the social ladder
He is more a fop than a dandy
He is an orphan
Q. What does Cecily try to avoid?


Marriage
Her studies
Going outdoors
Conversations about politics, religion and country music
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