Adam Bede by George Eliot: Summary & Overview


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Adam Bede is a _____ by trade, and he is in love with _____

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1. _____ flirts with and seduces Hetty, though he regrets his actions.

2. Seth loves _____, though she believes God is calling her to be single.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Adam Bede is a six-part novel about the lives of five characters in the rural community of Hayslope. This quiz/worksheet combo will give you an overview of the novel and test you on things such as plot points and the relationships between the characters Adam, Hetty, Dinah, Captain Donnithorne, and Seth.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Who Adam Bede is and who he loves
  • Which character tries to seduce Hetty
  • Dinah's calling in life
  • Hetty's tragedy
  • Adam Bede's marriage

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 Adam Bede
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the characters in the novel, including Adam, Seth, and Hetty
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the interactions and romances of the people of Hayslope

Additional Learning

To learn more about this novel, review the corresponding lesson on Adam Bede and its characters. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Gives an overview of the five main characters
  • Examines the plot of the novel
  • Offers a breakdown of each of the six parts of Adam Bede
  • Discusses the conclusion of the novel