Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne: Summary & Characters


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Which of these actions show Phileas Fogg as a ruthless man in 'Around the World in Eighty Days'?

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1. What will be Aouda's fate in 'Around the World in Eighty Days' if Fogg and Passepartout don't rescue her?

2. What is Fogg's response to the captain's refusal to sail for England instead of France in 'Around the World in Eighty Days'?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Published in 1873, Around the World in Eighty Days became one of Jules Verne's most famous novels. After answering these multiple-choice questions, you'll be able to fully understand the most important facts about the novel, including the main characters and plot.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These practice questions will test you on the following:

  • The character traits and actions of Phileas Fogg
  • Aouda's possible fate
  • How Fogg responds to his ship's captain
  • Fogg's actions in India
  • Fogg's mistake upon returning to England

Skills Practiced

This quiz will test you on the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - define the major characters from the novel and understand their character traits
  • Reading comprehension - make sure you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Around the World in Eighty Days
  • Making connections - understand how the characters' traits influence their decisions in the story

Additional Learning

To learn more about this famous novel, watch the accompanying lesson, Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne: Summary & Characters. The lesson covers the following concepts:

  • Learn about the bet that causes the character's journey
  • Summarize the main characters' journey
  • Identify the locations the main characters visit
  • Understand the novel's ending