Introduction to George Bernard Shaw: Life and Major Plays


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How did George Bernard Shaw first find financial success?

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1. George Bernard Shaw is famously identified under what umbrella of political beliefs?

2. What popular musical did George Bernard Shaw's play 'Pygmalion' inspire?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

George Bernard Shaw was a Nobel Prize and Oscar winning writer, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help test your understanding of his work. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of his life, philosophies, and plays.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Complete this quiz to test yourself on the following:

  • Shaw's first financial success
  • His political beliefs
  • Plays of George Bernard Shaw
  • Works that Shaw's plays inspired or were inspired by

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson on George Bernard Shaw
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify important plays, such as Pygmalion and Man and Superman
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about George Bernard Shaw's life

Additional Learning

To continue your literature studies, review the accompanying lesson called Introduction to George Bernard Shaw: Life and Major Plays. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the prevalent themes of Shaw's work
  • Know his important and popular plays and their characteristics
  • Learn about the early life of George Bernard Shaw