Hard Times Characters


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In what periodical was Hard Times published?

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1. What character schemes to ruin Bounderby's marriage in Hard Times?

2. Which character falls down a mine shaft in Hard Times?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and quiz quickly measures your knowledge of the characters in the story Hard Times. Relationships, major events and character personalities will all be covered.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz/worksheet you'll test your understanding of:

  • What periodical Hard Times was published in
  • Who hopes to ruin Bounderby's marriage
  • Which character falls down a mineshaft

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as which character is the daughter of a clown
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding who robs Bounderby's bank
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the interactions of key characters within this periodical

Additional Learning

If you're still curious about this short novel, review the lesson titled Hard Times Characters. You'll be able to learn about:

  • Who wrote Hard Times and what made this stroy different from his other works
  • Where is was set
  • The personalities of other main characters
  • How Mr. Bounderby is described in the story