Rob Roy: Summary & Author


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Why did Robert Roy MacGregor participate in the Jacobite risings?

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1. Of which book series is Rob Roy by Sir Walter Scott a part?

2. What king did Sir Walter Scott organize a trip to Scotland for in 1822?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and quiz will test your knowledge of Sir Walter Scott's novel Rob Roy. The quiz will cover the author and the story, with questions on subjects like the Jacobite risings and the book series in which Rob Roy is included.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Find out how well you can:

  • Name the king the author helped travel to Scotland in 1822
  • Identify the woman Frank Osbaldistone fell in love with
  • Determine the scope of Rob Roy's role in the books

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding Rob Roy and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Sir Walter Scott and the series of books he wrote
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Jacobite risings

Additional Learning

Find out more about this area of study from the lesson entitled Rob Roy: Summary & Author. The following will be covered as you watch the lesson:

  • Name the date of publication
  • Identify the real-life person the character Rob Roy is based upon
  • Summarize the novel
  • Examine the characters
  • Define Romanticism