Benjamin Franklin: Quotes and Autobiography

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An almanac is a yearly publication that includes all of the of the following information except

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1. What is an aphorism?

2. Who was Poor Richard Saunders?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Benjamin Franklin wrote two influential books in his time: Poor Richard's Almanack, the first series of almanacs, and his autobiography. This quiz tests your knowledge of these works.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz, you'll be asked about various Franklin information, including:

  • Things included in an almanac
  • The definition of an aphorism
  • The identity of Poor Richard Saunders
  • The influence of Benjamin Franklin's autobiography
  • The contents of Franklin's autobiography

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most relevant information from the article on Franklin's works
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've learned about almanacs
  • Knowledge application - use this knowledge to answer specific questions about Franklin's autobiography

Additional Learning

More information on this subject can be found in the lesson Benjamin Franklin: Quotes and Autobiography, which covers the following objectives:

  • Review Benjamin Franklin's early life
  • Explore Benjamin Franklin's accomplishments
  • Know the history of Poor Richard's Almanack
  • Explore the content of Franklin's autobiography
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