What is Realistic Fiction? - Definition, Characteristics & Examples


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What is realistic fiction?

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1. Which two characteristics below are elements of realistic fiction?

2. What might someone say after reading a realistic fiction novel?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson on the characteristics of realistic fiction. Some of the details that you will be assessed on include possible reactions to the genre.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Definition and elements of realistic fiction
  • Differences between realistic fiction and other literary genres

Skills Practiced

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

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the characteristics of realistic fiction
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding realistic fiction and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the elements of realistic fiction

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson titled, What is Realistic Fiction? - Definition, Characteristics & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the definition of realistic fiction
  • Identify the genre's characteristics
  • Recognize examples of realistic fiction