Daphne du Maurier: Biography & Books


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What is the name of the house that du Maurier was obsessed with?

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1. For which of her novels was du Maurier twice accused of plagiarism?

2. Which of the following awards did du Maurier receive?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combination focuses on the life and literary works of author Daphne du Maurier. Topics discussed include the awards won by du Maurier and the accusations of plagiarism against her.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessments to test your knowledge and get a better understanding of:

  • Which house the author was obsessed with
  • Who directed the film based on her book Rebecca
  • The name of her first novel

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information given about the life of writer du Maurier
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding her career and works
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the author's successes and setbacks

Additional Learning

If you would like to get more details about this topic, have a look at the lesson called Daphne du Maurier: Biography & Books. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about du Maurier's life and education
  • Get a better understanding of the controversies surrounding her career
  • Discuss the author's bibliography