Siddhartha Chapter 1 Summary


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Which of the following best describes Siddhartha during his childhood from chapter 1 of Siddhartha?

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1. Who is Govinda in chapter 1 of Siddhartha?

2. What did Siddhartha and Govinda do just before Siddartha's plans to leave home in chapter 1 of Siddhartha?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet are designed to test your knowledge of Chapter 1 of the novel Siddhartha. You will be quizzed about characters that are introduced and events that transpire in this opening chapter.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Topics covered in this quiz/worksheet include the following:

  • A word that describes Siddhartha
  • Who Govinda is
  • What activity Govinda and Siddhartha participate in before Siddhartha's plans to leave home
  • Siddhartha's reaction to his father telling him he cannot leave home
  • What Govinda hopes to become

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson, such as a description of Siddhartha
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what Siddhartha does in reaction to his father's demand that he not leave home
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Govinda

Additional Learning

More details can be found in the lesson titled Siddhartha Chapter 1 Summary. Information addressed in this lesson includes:

  • The title of this chapter
  • Why Siddhartha is dissatisfied with his life
  • What Brahmans are
  • What Siddhartha's father does as Siddhartha leaves home