Sinclair Lewis: Biography & Books

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In what year was Sinclair Lewis born?

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1. What college did Sinclair Lewis graduate from?

2. What award did Lewis refuse?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combination will test your understanding of Sinclair Lewis and his life and numerous literary works. The quiz questions will test you on the year of Lewis's birth and how he died.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments ask you questions on the following:

  • College from which Lewis graduated
  • Award he refused to accept
  • Common element in most of his novels

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to use the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the life and works of Sinclair Lewis
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the manner in which Lewis died and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a common element found in his work
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the year he was born

Additional Learning

To learn more about this American novelist, review the accompanying lesson, Sinclair Lewis: Biography & Books. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about his marriage
  • Examine his most popular novels
  • Identify the political colony Lewis joined after college
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