What is a Character Trait? - Definition & Examples


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Which of the following statements is true?

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1. Which of the following statements is an example of character traits?


'May I borrow your phone please?' asked Jessica.

'No!' screamed Yvonne. 'It is my phone, get your own!'

Knowing what you know about character traits, which of the following words could be used to describe Yvonne?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of character traits in literature. Some of the topics you'll be assessed on include the definition of character traits as well as several examples of character traits.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Definition of character traits
  • Examples of character traits
  • How character traits make connections with readers

Skills Practiced

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

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can identify specific character traits in given examples
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the connection character traits can create with a reader
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the purpose of character traits

Additional Learning

To learn more about literature, review the accompanying lesson titled What is a Character Trait? - Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define character traits
  • Understand why authors use character traits
  • Know how to identify character traits in literature