Jules Verne: Biography, Books & Inventions


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Jules Gabriel Verne was a native of what country?

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1. Jules Verne is often credited with creating what literary genre?

2. Which of these is NOT a novel by Verne?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will give you an overview of Jules Verne, a famous 19th century writer who is considered the father of an entire genre of literature. You will be tested with multiple choice questions relating to specifics of his life and his writing.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to gauge your knowledge of:

  • Where Jules Verne was from
  • The literary genre he is credited with creating
  • His various written works
  • Which modern inventions were inspired by Verne's works
  • What concepts Verne was most fascinated with, as evidenced through his writing

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about how a 19th century author can impact modern inventions in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Jules Verne's written works and consideration as the father of a literary genre
  • Reading Comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Jules Verne

Additional Learning

To learn more about a famously creative author, review the corresponding lesson on Jules Verne. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Provides a biographical description of Jules Verne
  • Examines his work as the father of a literary genre
  • Gives insight into his written works, such as Journey to the Center of the Earth