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At the beginning of A Christmas Carol, the narrator explains that Scrooge was Marley's "sole executor, his sole administrator, his sole assign, his sole residuary legatee, his sole friend, and sole mourner." Based on these words, what can be inferred about Marley? A. He was not well-liked by others. B. He was much, much younger than Scrooge. C. He was a shy and quiet person. D. He was beloved by everyone he met.

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Which sentence best demonstrates the hostile relationship that Scrooge has with society at the beginning of A Christmas Carol? A. "Becoming immediately sensible of the impropriety, he poked the fire, and extinguished the last frail spark forever." B. "It was cold, bleak, biting weather, foggy withal, and he could hear the people in the court go wheezing up and down, beating their hands upon their breasts, and stamping their feet upon the pavement stones to warm them." C. "A frosty rime was on his head, and on his eyebrows, and his wiry chin." D. "No beggars implored him to bestow a trifle, no children asked him what it was o'clock, no man or woman ever once in all his life inquired the way to such and such a place, of Scrooge."

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Which character in A Christmas Carol is best described as good-natured? A. Marley's ghost B. Fred C. Scrooge D. The Ghost of Christmas Future

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thanksWhich best describes the conflict between Scrooge and the two charity men in "Stave I: Marley's Ghost"? A. The men want Scrooge to go to Christmas dinner with them, but Scrooge insists that anyone who celebrates Christmas is a fool. B. The men want Scrooge to take down Marley's name from the countinghouse, but Scrooge insists on leaving it up because it is good for business. C. The men want Scrooge to give money to help the poor, but Scrooge insists that the prisons and workhouses can provide the poor with basic necessities. D. The men want Scrooge to provide Cratchit with better pay and working conditions, but Scrooge insists that Cratchit is lucky to have a job at all and should be grateful.

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thanksNear the beginning of A Christmas Carol, the narrator describes the London in which the action takes place as "cold, bleak, biting weather, foggy withal," and mentions that it is already dark at three o'clock. Which best describes the effect of these descriptions? A. They paint an unrealistic picture of London in the 1800s. B. They give the story its upbeat and hopeful tone. C. They establish this section's grim mood. D. They suggest the story's focus on redemption and rebirth.

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hereWhy does Scrooge ask the charity men whether the prisons and workhouses are still available to the poor? A. In Scrooge's time, the poor are treated with great care and compassion in the prisons and in the workhouses. B. In Scrooge's London, prisons and workhouses are two places that most poor people are very happy to go to when they are in need of basic necessities. C. In Scrooge's era, poverty and hardship don't exist because of the efforts of those who run prisons and workhouses. D. In Scrooge's society, these places provide the poor with basic necessities, but they are also known as places of great cruelty and hardship.

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hereWhich theme of A Christmas Carol can be heard in the words of Marley's ghost when he says that "charity, mercy, forbearance, benevolence, were all my business. A. The purpose of life is to help others and treat them well. B. One must be willing to forgive one's former business partners for their failings. C. There is a time and place for all thoughts and feelings. D. Everyone should give all of their money to charity.

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hereWhat does the branch of fresh green holly, carried by the Ghost of Christmas Past, symbolize? A. the youthfulness of the Spirit B. the novel's London setting C. the rebirth of life in spring D. the winter, or later years, of life

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thanksHow does Scrooge demonstrate cruelty toward others? A. He keeps his home dark. B. He has the charity men arrested. C. He forces Cratchit to work on Christmas. D. He turns down Fred's dinner offer.

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hereWhat does Scrooge's reaction to the news that Tiny Tim will die if things do not change show about his character? A. He is cold and miserly. B. He is capable of compassion and empathy. C. He is logical and determined. D. He can be over-eager and hasty.

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hereWhich best describes the Cratchits on Christmas Eve? A. pampered B. bitter C. impatient D. content

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thanksWhat mood does wingspanens create by repeatedly describing the Cratchit house as "quiet" and "still" and telling how Bob Cratchit "broke down all at once" in "Stave IV: The Last of the Spirits"? A. angry and embittered B. fearful and pessimistic C. stunned and shocked D. somber and sorrowful

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thereWhich best describes how Scrooge feels upon meeting the Ghost of Christmas Future? A. afraid B. enraged C. calm D. hopeful

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thereWhich is a theme of A Christmas Carol? A. Happy people have no regrets in life. B. Absence makes the heart grow fonder. C. The most valuable things in life cannot be bought. D. A person's destiny cannot be changed.

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thereWhich best captures the mood of the story's conclusion? A. "He turned it gently and sidled his face in, round the door." B. "Wonderful party, wonderful games, wonderful unanimity, won-der-ful happiness!" C. "If he could only be there first, and catch Bob Cratchit coming late!" D. "He passed the door a dozen times before he had the courage to go up and knock."

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jennaknight03 you have to make a new question where it says Ask a question, close it when you have an answer, than say another question.

4 years ago
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dude dont do the give people time to answer

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