A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court - Summary & Analysis


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How does Hank avoid execution?

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1. Why does Hank convince King Arthur to disguise himself?

2. Why does Merlin hate Hank.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court is a science fiction novel by Mark Twain, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the book. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the plot and characters of the book.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Merlin's feelings towards Hank
  • Hank's execution
  • Role of science in A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
  • Twain's use of satire

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify main characters, such as Hank and Merlin
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Hank and King Arthur's disguise

Additional Learning

To learn more about literature, review the accompanying lesson called A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court- Summary & Analysis. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the story of A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
  • Understand the satire of A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
  • Identify themes like the importance of science or the horrors of slavery and poverty