Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey: Summary & Analysis


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With what is Catherine obsessed?

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1. Why does James Morland break off his engagement with Isabella Thorpe?

2. What does Catherine think General Tilney did?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson on Northanger Abbey. Some of the details that you will be assessed on include the major plot elements in the novel.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Catherine's key revelation in the book
  • Suspicions against General Tilney
  • James Morland's engagement to Isabella Thorpe

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Northanger Abbey
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the literary genre with which Catherine is obsessed
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Tilney's opposition to his son marrying Catherine

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey: Summary & Analysis. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the background of writing and publishing Northanger Abbey
  • Understand the context of the novel
  • Distinguish between major characters
  • Know the definition of parody and how it applies to Northanger Abbey
  • Recognize the key plot points and Austen's focus on love and misunderstandings