Fiddler on the Roof: Summary, Characters & Songs


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In Fiddler on the Roof, Teyve is the host and narrator of the musical journey. What is his role in the show?

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1. In Fiddler on the Roof, three of Tevye's daughters are old enough to wed. What are they hiding from their father?

2. In Fiddler on the Roof, Tevye is concerned about which of the following events in his village?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Fiddler on the Roof debuted in 1964, and has persisted in many different mediums and revivals. In this quiz, you'll recall a number of plot and character points from the famous musical.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This Fiddler on the Roof quiz tests your ability to:

  • Recall Tevye's role
  • Remember what the daughters hide from their father
  • Determine the name of the Russian leader
  • Recollect who matched young people up
  • Know the year Fiddler on the Roof became a film

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from the most important information from the lesson on the musical Fiddler on the Roof
  • Information recall - remember important plot developments in this classic musical
  • Knowledge application - use this information to successfully answer questions relating to the characters in the show

Additional Learning

Looking for more information on this well-known Broadway musical? The lesson, Fiddler on the Roof: Summary, Characters & Songs, covers the following objectives:

  • Explore the background and legacy of the musical
  • Summarize the plot
  • Provide character overviews and examples of famous songs