Alfred Hitchcock: Biography & Films - Quiz & Worksheet


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Where was Alfred Hitchcock born?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a trademark of Hitchcock's style?

2. Which of the following does NOT describe Hitchcock's involvement in World War II?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will test your understanding of Alfred Hitchcock's life and how it influenced his films. You'll learn about his filmography, as well as themes and cinematic devices used across his work.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Where Alfred Hitchcock was born
  • Alfred Hitchcock's involvement in World War II
  • Key elements of Alfred Hitchcock's cinematic style
  • The different periods of Alfred Hitchcock's filmmaking career

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine how Hitchcock's early life influenced his movies
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define elements of Hitchcock's style, such as montage and MacGuffin
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the British and American periods of Hitchcock's filmmaking

Additional Learning

To learn more about Alfred Hitchcock, review the accompanying lesson. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand Alfred Hitchcock's filmography, and the recurring themes in his movies
  • Explain filmmaking techniques used by Alfred Hitchcock
  • Discuss the critical reception of Alfred Hitchcock's movies