Zora Neale Hurston: Quotes & Biography


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Where did Zora Neale Hurston consider her true home to be?

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1. Into what literary movement did Zora Neale Hurston prominently figure?

2. In what field did Zora Neale Hurston receive her bachelor's degree?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What was Hurston's self-proclaimed birthplace? What are titles of her most popular works? This quiz/worksheet will help you explore what you know about this prominent author.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz questions will test your knowledge of:

  • The town which Hurston called her true home
  • What literary movement Hurston was a part of
  • The field in which Hurston earned her bachelor's degree
  • The title of Hurston's most well-known work
  • Why Hurston was fired from her job at the Pan American World Airways Technical Library

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding Hurston's published works and her role in a literary movement of the 1920s
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the area in which Hurston grew up
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Hurston's education and her job at a library

Additional Learning

You will find a deeper exploration of Hurston's life and career when you access the lesson Zora Neale Hurston: Quotes & Biography. Details you will find in this lesson include:

  • Where Hurston was born and where she was raised
  • Information about Hurston's father and her early years
  • Events of Hurston's life after the death of her mother in 1904
  • What literary forms she wrote in and her research habits
  • Her involvement in a literary movement of her time
  • Her success in college and her travels
  • Accomplishments and jobs in her later years and her death in 1960