T.S. Eliot's Murder in the Cathedral: Summary & Overview


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When was Eliot born?

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1. On which historical character is The Murder in the Cathedral based?

2. How many acts are in Murder in the Cathedral?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet set covers the drama Murder in the Cathedral by T.S. Eliot. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the plot, characters and themes of the play.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessment covers the following topics:

  • Who Murder in the Cathedral is based on
  • How many acts are in the play
  • The impact of science and philosophy in the 20th century
  • When was Murder in the Cathedral first performed
  • Life of T.S. Eliot

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Murder in the Cathedral
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding when T.S. Eliot was born
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Murder in the Cathedral

Additional Learning

Learn more about the play and its author by viewing the lesson entitled T.S. Eliot's Murder in the Cathedral: Summary & Overview. The following topics are covered:

  • Learn about the life and work of T.S. Eliot
  • Know the story of Murder in the Cathedral
  • Understand the characters and themes of Murder in the Cathedral