Life in the Iron Mills: Summary & Characters


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In which century is Life in the Iron Mills set?

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1. In Life in the Iron Mills, who steals a wallet?

2. In Life in the Iron Mills, who is the author most sympathetic to?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and its associate worksheet will allow you to test your knowledge of the key events in the novel Life in the Iron Mills. Questions will ask you about the plot of the story and the actions of the main characters.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will help test your knowledge of:

  • What century this book is set in
  • Who steals a wallet
  • What group the author is most sympathetic to

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as who takes care of Deborah after Hugh's death
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding who steals the wallet
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what korl is

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more about this novel, read the lesson titled Life in the Iron Mills: Summary & Characters. Topics covered include:

  • What about Deborah could explain part of her personality
  • How the Wealthy view the workers within the mill
  • Why Deborah was at the mill when Hugh was making his presentation