Ngaio Marsh: Biography & Books


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In what year was Ngaio Marsh born?

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1. What was the most enduring result of Ngaio Marsh attending St. Margaret's school?

2. What was Ngaio Marsh's first published detective novel?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Ngiao Marsh is one of New Zealand's most notable authors. This lesson will allow students to learn more about her most famous works. The quiz will test you on topics such as Marsh's most famous protagonist and specific publications.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz questions will test your understanding of topics such as:

  • Date of birth
  • School experiences
  • First published detective novel
  • Who was Marsh's main protagonist
  • Why Artists in Crime is notable
  • Light Thickens and Shakespeare

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you draw the most important information about Marsh's time at St. Margaret's school
  • Information recall - access knowledge about Marsh's early life to answer quiz questions
  • Knowledge application - apply information regarding the use of Shakespeare in Marsh's work

Additional Learning

Students who review the lesson Ngaio Marsh: Biography & Books will have the opportunity to learn more about the following:

  • Post-secondary education
  • Themes of nostalgia in her novels
  • Jobs in England