A Woman of No Importance by Oscar Wilde: Summary & Characters


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The theme in this play is ______.

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1. Mrs. Arbuthnot had a child out of wedlock with _____

2. Lord Illingworth tries to seduce _____

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In the play A Woman of No Importance, Oscar Wilde explores the double standards that existed between men and women in the Victorian Era. This quiz/worksheet combo will help test your understanding of the story's characters and plot.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The central theme of the play
  • Major plot points
  • Characters

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you can identify the major plot points present in the play
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding characters, including their roles and actions, in the play
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of A Woman of No Importance to answer questions regarding the central theme of the story

Additional Learning

To learn more about this Oscar Wilde play, review the accompanying lesson on A Woman of No Importance Summary & Characters. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Summarizes the plot of A Woman of No Importance
  • Introduces the main characters
  • Discusses character backgrounds and motivations
  • Explores the tensions between characters