Week 15: Through the Looking-Glass

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The following is a list of statements which are either True or False. When you take the quiz, you will have 10 of these statements, chosen at random. You can take the quiz up to 5 times, and your average score will be recorded.

Apply the 80% RULE when you are taking quizzes for these classes. In other words: don't stress about trying to get 100% on these quizzes. The quizzes are here to make sure you are ready to go on to the next activity. If you get 80% or better, you are ready to proceed. If you get less than 80% you need to go back and do the reading again (read more slowly, take notes) and take the quiz again, aiming for at least 80%.

  1. T or F ? Charles Lutwidge Dodgson published his books under the name Lewis Carroll.
  2. T or F ? Alice's Adventures in Wonderland was first published in 1925.
  3. T or F ? Alice Liddell wrote a famous Greek-English Dictionary.
  4. T or F ? The Nursery Alice is a version of Alice's story told all in pictures, without words.
  5. T or F ? Dodgon started taking photographs in 1856.
  6. T or F ? The 1985 film Dreamchild is about Alice Liddell as an adult and her childhood memories.
  7. T or F ? John Tenniel illustrated the first printed edition of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
  8. T or F ? Dodgson's father was a photographer.
  9. T or F ? John Tenniel did the illustrations for Dodgson's manuscript version of Alice in 1864.
  10. T or F ? Dodgson was born in 1862.
  11. T or F ? There is a 1933 film of Alice's story that stars Cary Grant and the Marx Brothers.
  12. T or F ? Dodgson taught at Christ Church College in Oxford.
  13. T or F ? There is a Disney animated version of Alice that was made in 1951.
  14. T or F ? Dodgson lived in London for most of his life.
  15. T or F ? The White Rabbit is a character in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
  16. T or F ? Dodgson came up with the first version of Alice's adventures on a picnic in 1862.
  17. T or F ? Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is about Alice trying to become a queen in chess.
  18. T or F ? Dodgson enrolled in Cambridge University when he was 18.
  19. T or F ? Dodgson created many word games, riddles and puzzles.
  20. T or F ? Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is a sequel to Through the Looking Glass.
  21. T or F ? Henry Liddell was the Dean of Christ Church College in Oxford.
  22. T or F ? Dodgson died in 1898.
  23. T or F ? Dodgson was a lecturer in Literature.
  24. T or F ? Humpty-Dumpty is a character in Through the Looking Glass.
  25. T or F ? Dodgson is most famous for his mathematical treatises, such as his Theory of Parallels

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