Shakespeare's The Tempest: Summary, Characters & Analysis - Quiz & Worksheet


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In Shakespeare's The Tempest, according to Prospero, all of the following people were involved in the plot against him except this person.

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1. Which of the following is a source of Prospero's magic in Shakespeare's The Tempest?

2. Which character is already dead at the start of Shakespeare's The Tempest?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Tempest was the last work from Shakespeare, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the play. Some details you will be assessed on include the characters and events of the play.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Source of Prospero's magic
  • Character already dead at the play's start
  • Postcolonial metaphor of Prospero's books

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the possible metaphor found in the character of Prospero
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about who Prospero believes is involved in the plot against him

Additional Learning

To learn more about literature, review the accompanying lesson titled Shakespeare's The Tempest: Summary, Characters & Analysis. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know the plot of The Tempest
  • Understand the place of The Tempest in Shakespeare's canon
  • Learn popular analyses of the text