Dostoyevsky's The Brothers Karamazov: Summary & Characters


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In Dostoyevsky's The Brothers Karamazov, who is arrested and tried for murder?

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1. In Dostoyevsky's The Brothers Karamazov, who is Katerina?

2. What happens to Fyodor Karamazov in Dostoyevsky's The Brothers Karamazov?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Brothers Karamazov is an important work of Russian literature. These quiz questions will have you identify important characters from the novel and understand their respective traits.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be challenged to:

  • Identify which character is arrested for murder
  • Know who Katerina is
  • Understand what happens to Fyodor Karamazov
  • Select the deeply religious Karamazov brother
  • Determine which brother is skeptical and intelligent

Skills Practiced

This quiz will help you apply the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use what you know about The Brothers Karamazov to identify the brothers' character traits
  • Information recall - access knowledge you've gained regarding the character of Katerina
  • Reading comprehension - ensure sure you take away the most important information from the related lesson on The Brothers Karamazov summary

Additional Learning

To solidify your understanding of this novel's characters and story, read the related lesson, Dostoyevsky's The Brothers Karamazov: Summary & Characters. The lesson goes over the following learning objectives:

  • Summarize the plot of The Brothers Karamazov
  • Identify primary and secondary characters from the novel
  • Assess the traits and motivations of each character