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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
Fun:*** (2.21)
Difficulty:** (1.75)
Category:Literature
Created By:trewqus***!!!

 

 

 



#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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