The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens: Summary & Overview


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After the initial narrator departs, who becomes the protagonist of The Old Curiosity Shop?

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1. Where was The Old Curiosity Shop first published?

2. In what city does a great part of The Old Curiosity Shop take place?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Old Curiosity Shop is a story written by Charles Dickens. This quiz will ask you about the story's publication details, setting and characters.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will ask you to:

  • Identify the protagonist after the narrator disappears
  • Know when and where The Old Curiosity Shop was first published
  • Determine where the story takes place
  • Understand who joins the protagonist on her adventures

Skills Practiced

This quiz will help you practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use what you know about The Old Curiosity Shop to identify the book's protagonist
  • Information recall - apply knowledge you've gained regarding the novel's setting
  • Reading comprehension - make sure you take away the most important information from the related lesson on Dickens's The Old Curiosity Shop

Additional Learning

The related lesson, The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens: Summary & Overview, provides more information about the story. The lesson goes over the following learning objectives:

  • Understand the story's narrative structure
  • Identify the novel's antagonist
  • Learn about the binary nature of the novel's two deaths