Ivan Turgenev: Biography & Books


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Turgenev died in what European country?

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1. Turgenev's most important novel was _____, published in 1862.

2. The popularity of what collection of short stories got in trouble with Russian authorities?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Assess the author Ivan Turgenev and the books he wrote with this interactive quiz and worksheet. Questions on the quiz will cover areas including the country of the author's death and his most significant literary work.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The study goals are as follows:

  • Name the short story collection that criticized Russian life in the 19th-century
  • Recognize the career envisioned for Turgenev by his mother
  • Identify the location of Turgenev's education and philosophical upbringing

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Turgenev's life
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Turgenev's literary contributions
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Ivan Turgenev

Additional Learning

Additional learning is available with the lesson entitled Ivan Turgenev: Biography & Books. As a study guide, consider the following objectives:

  • Recognize how Turgenev's work got him into trouble with Russian authorities
  • Analyze Turgenev's upbringing in Russia
  • Identify his books and short stories