Salome by Oscar Wilde: Summary & Overview


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Who is the author of Salome?

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1. What does Salome request for dancing for her stepfather in the play Salome?

2. Who is Jokanaan in the play Salome?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Salome is a play by Oscar Wilde, and this quiz/worksheet combo will test your knowledge of it. You'll be assessed on your understanding of the story and characters of the play.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your knowledge of:

  • What Solome requests in return for dancing for her stepfather
  • The character Jokanaan
  • Reason Herod has Salome killed
  • Books of the Bible on which the play is loosely based

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Salome
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify main characters, such as Jokanaan and Herod
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the ending of Salome

Additional Learning

To learn more about this play, review the accompanying lesson called Salome by Oscar Wilde: Summary & Overview. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the story of Salome
  • Understand the historical significance of the play
  • Compare and contrast Salome with its biblical inspiration