Miguel de Cervantes: Biography, Books & Facts


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Miguel de Cervantes lived primarily during what century?

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1. What is the actual full name of Cervantes?

2. Which of these was NOT an occupation held by Cervantes?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Miguel de Cervantes is often credited as the father of the modern novel, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you assess your knowledge of his life and works.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Full name of Miguel de Cervantes
  • Facts about Cervantes' life
  • Works of Miguel de Cervantes

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Miguel de Cervantes
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding genres that Miguel de Cervantes wrote in
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Cervantes' various occupations

Additional Learning

Did you know that Miguel de Cervantes served time in jail, had only one usable hand and wrote over 32 individual titles? Check out the lesson, Miguel de Cervantes: Biography, Books & Facts, to learn more fun facts like these and to:

  • Learn about Cervantes' conflict with Antonio de Sigura
  • Identify the author's seminal works
  • Understand Cervantes' impact on Spanish literature