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The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest

  

by Oscar Wilde

The Importance of Being Earnest: Quotes (What was Said) Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Importance of Being Earnest? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Who said, "But why does your aunt call you her uncle? 'From little Cecily, with her fondest love to her dear Uncle Jack.' There is no objection, I admit, to an aunt being a small aunt, but why an aunt, no matter what her size may be, should call her own nephew her uncle, I can't quite make out. Besides, your name isn't Jack at all; it is Ernest"?


Jack
Algernon
Gwendolen
Cecily
Lady Bracknell
Q. Who said, "It is ... very painful for me to be forced to speak the truth. It is the first time in my life that I have ever been reduced to such a painful position, and I am really quite inexperienced in doing anything of the kind"?


Jack
Algernon
Gwendolen
Cecily
Lady Bracknell
Q. Who said, "My nephew, you seem to be displaying signs of triviality"?


Jack
Algernon
Lady Bracknell
Cecily
Gwendolen
Q. Who said, "I love hearing my relations abused. It is the only thing that makes me put up with them at all"?


Jack
Algernon
Lady Bracknell
Cecily
Gwendolen
Q. Who said, "Then I was christened! That is settled. Now, what name was I given? Let me know the worst"?


Jack
Algernon
Lady Bracknell
Cecily
Gwendolen
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