42 Most Important Brief Questions of Pride and Prejudice

42 Most Important Brief Questions of Pride and Prejudice

1. From where is the title of the novel Pride and Prejudice derived?

Ans. Fanny Burney’s popular novel Cecilia

2. Who is the protagonist of Pride and Prejudice? Or, Who is the heroine of Pride and Prejudice?

Ans Elizabeth Bennet

3. What is the setting of the novel Pride and Prejudice?

Ans. Principally, the novel is set in Longbourn, Country Town of Hertfordshire.

4. Who is Mrs. Bennet?

Ans. Match-making mother of five marriageable daughters and the wife of Mr. Bennet. 

5. Who is Lydia Bennet?

Ans. The youngest daughter of the Bennet family.

Q.6. Who is Mr. Collins?

Ans. Cousin of Mr. Bennet and inherit of Mr. Bennet’s property. 

7. Who is Georgiana Darcy?

Ans. Younger sister of Fitzwilliam Darcy.

8. Who is Colonel Fitzwilliam? 

Ans. Cousin of Mr. Darcy.

9. Who is Caroline Bingley?

Ans. Mr. Bingley’s unmarried sister. 

10. Who is Mary King?

Ans. An acquaintance of the Bennet family.

11. What is a “truth universally acknowledged” at the start of Pride and Prejudice?

Ans. A  single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife. 

12. What is Meryton?

Ans. Meryton is nearby the town of Hertfordshire.

13. What is Longbourn?

Ans. Village of Hertfordshire where the Bennets live.

14. What kind of woman is Mrs. Bennet?

Ans. A woman of mean understanding, little information, and uncertain temper.

15. What is Mrs. Bennet’s main goal in life?

Ans. To get her daughters married.

16. What is Michaelmas?

Ans. It is a festival celebrated on September 29 in honor of the archangel Michael.

17. What is Boulanger?

Ans. A kind of dance.

18. With whom did Darcy dance at the first ball?

Ans. First with Mrs. Hurst and once with Caroline Bingley. 

19. What did Darcy say when Bingley requested him to dance with Elizabeth?

Ans. She is tolerable; but not handsome enough to tempt me. 

20. Who hears Darcy say something about her?

Ans. Elizabeth

21. What is a hack chaise?

Ans. A hack chaise is a hired carriage.

22. What are Elizabeth’s views on marriage?

Ans. Elizabeth thinks that marriage should be a union based on mutual knowledge and understanding.

23. What is an entailment?

Ans. Entailment means a property is bequeathed to a given person. 

24. What is rogout?

Ans. Rogout is a dish of stewed and highly seasoned meat.

25. To whom is Mr. Bennet’s estate entailed? 

Ans. Mr. Collins.

26. Who is Mr. Collins’s patroness? 

Ans. Lady Catherine de Bourgh.

27. What is the name of the de Bourgh estate?

Ans. Rosings Park.

28. What is phaeton?

Ans. It is an open four-wheeled carriage usually drawn by two horses.

29. What is tythes?

Ans. Tythes is the tenth part of income to be paid to the church. 

30. On what is Charlotte’s marriage to Mr. Collins based?

Ans. Charlotte’s marriage to Mr. Collins is based on financial security.

31. How old is Elizabeth?

Ans. Twenty years old.

32. How old is Jane?

Ans. Twenty-two years old.

33. How many sisters are there in the Darcy family?

Ans. One sister.

34. Who is Charlotte Lucas?

Ans: Elder daughter of Lucas family and Elizabeth’s best friend.

35.  Why does Darcy get rid of his pride?

Ans. Because Elizabeth rejects Darcy’s proposal.

36. Who is Lady Catherine De Bourgh? 

Ans. Mr. Darcy’s aunt.

37. What is the genre of Pride and Prejudice?

Ans. Comedy of manners.

39. Where do the Bennets live?

Ans. A Village of  Longbourn.

40. Who represents pride in “Pride and Prejudice”?

Ans. Darcy.

41. How many daughters did the Bennet family have? 

Ans. Five daughters.

42. What is the name of Darcy’s estate?

Ans. Pemberley house.

43. Why does Mr. Bennet favor Lizzy?

Ans. She thinks that Lizzy is smarter than the rest of his daughters. 

44. Why does Miss Bingley get jealous?
Ans. Because Darcy is interested in Elizabeth and ignores her.

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