Introduction to Daniel Defoe: Biography and Major Works


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The Monmouth Rebellion was _____.

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1. Which novel is based on Defoe's own experience?

2. Which Defoe poem uses satire to support King William III?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of the life and works of Daniel Defoe. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the Monmouth Rebellion.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to measure your knowledge of:

  • Defoe's satire of King William III
  • Work written from a woman's perspective
  • Cause of Defoe's arrest

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the life and works of Daniel Defoe
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Defoe's novel based on his own experience
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Monmouth Rebellion

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson on the life and works of Daniel Defoe. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify basic biographical detail of Daniel Defoe
  • Understand the impact of Defoe's early work and influences
  • Recognize the major works of Daniel Defoe