The Call of the Wild: Summary, Setting & Characters

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What social event inspired the novel The Call of the Wild?

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1. In The Call of the Wild, which dog is Buck's enemy?

2. In The Call of the Wild, which person is not an owner of Buck in the Yukon?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Call of the Wild is a novel by Jack London, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of it. You'll be assessed on your comprehension of the plot and characters of the novel.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Inspiration for The Call of the Wild
  • Characters and plot
  • Klondike Gold Rush

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson
  • Defining key concepts - verify that you can accurately identify main characters, such as Buck and Spitz
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about The Call of the Wild

Additional Learning

To learn more about this novel, review the following lesson titled, The Call of the Wild: Summary, Setting & Characters. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Detail the plot of The Call of the Wild
  • List the characters, dog and human
  • Analyze the hardships Buck goes through
  • Learn about the setting of the novel
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