Zora Neale Hurston: Facts & Accomplishments


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What was Zora Neale Hurston's field of study in college?

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1. What type of people supported artists financially in the time that Hurston was writing?

2. What author did Hurston unsuccessfully collaborate with on a play titled Mule-Bone: A Comedy of Negro Life?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Though she struggled to publish during her life, Zora Neale Hurston has since become a widely studied author in the United States. This quiz will help you judge your knowledge of her life and works.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment serves as a gauge of your knowledge of Zora Neale Hurston, including her:

  • College major
  • Support and collaboration
  • Major publications

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about Zora Neale Hurston's life and works from the lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Hurston's collaborators and supporters
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Hurston's most famous and successful works

Additional Learning

To learn more about the author, her life, and her written work, review the accompanying lesson, Zora Neale Hurston: Facts & Accomplishments. This goes into more details about her life and writing, including:

  • Family life
  • Harlem Renaissance
  • Publication troubles and death