Mr. Bumble in Oliver Twist: Character Analysis & Overview


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In Oliver Twist, which of the following does NOT describe Mr. Bumble's personality?

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1. What is a beadle?

2. How does Mr. Bumble treat the paupers and orphans in Oliver Twist?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Mr. Bumble plays a large role in the novel Oliver Twist as a church official who works at the poorhouse where Oliver lives. This quiz and worksheet serve to determine how much you comprehend about Mr. Bumble's character throughout the novel.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Be prepared to answer the following questions in the quiz:

  • Definition of a beadle
  • What is Mr. Bumble's position and demeanor?
  • What role does Mr. Bumble serve in the novel?
  • Why do Mr. Bumble and his wife provide information about Oliver?

Skills Practiced

The following study skills will be practiced as you review the quiz and worksheet:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the character of Mr. Bumble
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a beadle
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the type of character Mr. Bumble is in the novel

Additional Learning

For a thorough character study of Mr. Bumble, review the accompanying lesson, Mr. Bumble in Oliver Twist: Character Analysis & Overview, which will delve into the following:

  • Who Mr. Bumble is
  • Character analysis
  • Mr. Bumble's marriage to Mrs. Corney