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"The Importance of Being Earnest"--Play

This play by Oscar Wilde is short and imaginative. Warning: not everything is the same as the movie!


Quiz ID:#29086
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#1   As the play begins, what is Algernon doing?

#2   Why must there be cucumber sandwiches at this afternoon tea?

#3   Who proclaims that "Divorces are made in Heaven"?

#4   Who says, "Some aunts are tall, some aunts are not tall. That is a matter that surely an aunt may be allowed to decide for herself"?

#5   What is the name of Algernon's imaginary invalid friend in the country?

#6   Who says, "The truth is rarely pure and never simple. Modern life would be very tedious if it were either, and modern literature a complete impossibility"?

#7   What two things, according to Aunt Augusta, are not the same and rarely go together?

#8   What convinced Gwendolen to accept Mr. Worthing's marriage proposal in Algernon's room?

#9   Mr. Worthing tells Lady Bracknell that he does not know his parents.

#10   When Mr. Worthing calls Lady Bracknell "a monster, without being a myth", Algernon is furious.

#11   Who comes to the Manor House in the country, pretending to be Mr. Worthing's deviant brother, Ernest?

#12   What does Cecily reply when the man she believes is Ernest, asks her to marry him?

#13   Both Algernon and Jack decide to ask Canon Chasuble for christenings to change their names to Ernest.

#14   Who comes to collect Gwendolen from the Manor House in the country?

#15   On what grounds does Jack Worthing, Cecily's guardian, refuse to allow Cecily and Algernon's engagement?

#16   What surprising fact does the reunion of Miss Prism and Lady Bracknell reveal?

#17   Jack Worthing was christened after his father, whose name was General ____.

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