Carolyn Keene: Biography, Books & Facts


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Who created the Nancy Drew character?

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1. All of the following are true EXCEPT

2. All of the following are true about Nancy Drew EXCEPT

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These assessment tools focus on Carolyn Keene, the pseudonym for those involved in writing the popular Nancy Drew books. Topics discussed in the quiz include who created the character of Nancy Drew and facts about Keene's career.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz to assess your knowledge of:

  • Details about the Nancy Drew series
  • Why Harriet Stratemeyer Adams rewrote the series
  • The title of the first Nancy Drew book

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information given about the author
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the character Nancy Drew
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Carolyn Keene's career as a writer

Additional Learning

Explore the work of writer Carolyn Keene by viewing our lesson named Carolyn Keene: Biography, Books & Facts. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explain how the Nancy Drew book series came to be
  • Get a better understanding of the life and literary works of Mildred Wirt Benson
  • Discuss the popularity of the Nancy Drew series