A Raisin in the Sun: Summary, Characters, Themes & Analysis


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What is a matriarch?

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1. In A Raisin in the Sun, where does the family live?

2. Who is Lorraine Hansberry?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will gauge your understanding of 'A Raisin in the Sun'. You'll be assessed on your comprehension of topics like matriarch and Lorraine Hansberry.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to:

  • Identify where the family lived
  • Explain what information was given by Mr. Linder to the Younger family
  • Understand the three themes described in the lesson in regards to the story

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on 'A Raisin in the Sun'
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the themes discussed in the lesson and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the matriarch of 'A Raisin in the Sun' and the family

Additional Learning

To learn more about this play, review the lesson called A Raisin in the Sun: Summary, Characters, Themes and Analysis. The lesson covers these objectives:

  • Identify the characters in the play
  • Understand the characters' motivations
  • Recognize the themes of the story and analyze their literary meaning