Cult Leaders in History


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Cult leader Charles Manson led a group known as what?

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1. Cult leader Jim Jones established a colony called Jonestown in _____.

2. Cult leader David Koresh is known for his conflict with what federal agency?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There have been some infamous cult leaders in the world. If you would like to test your knowledge of these leaders, such as Charles Manson, use the quiz/worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Explore these resources, assessing your understanding of:

  • Where Jim Jones established a colony
  • The group led by Charles Manson
  • Who the followers of Charles Manson murdered
  • What Jim Jones was praised for
  • Something that David Koresh is known for

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the details you picked up about the group that Charles Manson led
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about what Jim Jones was praised for and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on historical cult leaders

Additional Learning

The lesson named Cult Leaders in History can help you analyze more topics, such as:

  • Charles Manson's influences
  • The meaning of cult
  • What David Koresh began his life as