Cooper's The Deerslayer: Summary, Characters & Analysis


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At the beginning of the novel, Hurry Harry is on his way to visit the Hutter family, consisting of Tom and his daughters _____

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1. After Natty kills the Indian, he _____

2. Hetty attempts to rescue her father and Hurry by _____

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In our engaging quiz and worksheet, you'll find a collection of questions meant to test your knowledge of James Fenimore Cooper's The Deerslayer. When you take this quiz, you'll be asked about how Hetty tries to rescue her father and Hurry, what Natty does after he kills the Indian and the names of Tom Hutter's daughters.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Our quiz will assess your ability to do the following:

  • Discuss who rescues Natty from the Huron camp near the end of the book
  • Identify a pair of characters whose behaviors contrast each other
  • Identify Tom Hutter's daughters' names
  • Explain what Natty does after he kills the Indian
  • Detail how Hetty tries to rescue her father and Hurry

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on The Deerslayer
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the characters who behaviors contrast each other and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how Natty is rescued from the Huron camp

Additional Learning

For more information about this interesting novel, check out our lesson called Cooper's The Deerslayer: Summary, Characters & Analysis. This lesson will help you answer the questions on this quiz and do the following:

  • Identify the character who is known as Deerslayer
  • Name the character considered the hero of the story
  • Describe which character dies at the end of the book