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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

  

by Laurence Sterne

The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman: What's in a Name? Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Whose name was originally James Butler?


Corporal Trim
Obadiah
Lieutenant Le Fever
Dr. Slop
Q. What was Tristram's name supposed to be?


Tristurnip
Tristes-Gistus
Trismegistus
Trismatic
Q. Who is named after a famous court jester?


Obadiah
Dr. Slop
Yorick
Walter Shandy
Q. What is Mrs. Shandy's first name?


Susannah
Elizabeth
Nanette
Hepzibah
Q. The scholars debate whether a child can be renamed. What do they conclude?


He can.
He cannot.
A child is not related to his father.
A child's name is irrelevant.
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