Don Quixote Chapter 1: Summary & Analysis


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In Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, which of the following is true about the main character?

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1. How old is the main character of Don Quixote?

2. In Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, what odd decision does the main character make?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These assessments will quiz your comprehension of Chapter 1 in Don Quixote. You'll be quizzed on key subjects like a characteristic of the main character and his age in the story.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer questions on these points:

  • Strange decision by the story's main character
  • Encouragement from the author in the first chapter to the audience
  • Type of sentence in which a knight is compared to a tree

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Chapter 1 in Don Quixote
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the main character's economic situation and/or his age
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the author's personality and how it's related to the audience
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about an unusual decision made by the main character and a literary technique in which a knight is compared to a tree

Additional Learning

Feel free to learn more with the accompanying lesson entitled Don Quixote Chapter 1: Summary & Analysis. These points will be considered:

  • The way the main character is introduced
  • His purchase of a horse
  • The belief he has in finding a girlfriend