The Mysterious Stranger: Summary, Analysis & Quotes


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In The Mysterious Stranger, Satan claims he is unable to commit a sin because _____.

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1. In The Mysterious Stranger, Satan 'improves' the life of Theodore's friend Nikolaus by _____.

2. In The Mysterious Stranger, Satan describes humans as all of the following EXCEPT:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Discern what you know about Mark Twain's The Mysterious Stranger by answering these study questions. Topics on the quiz include Satan's inability to sin and what he does to Nikolaus.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will determine how well you comprehend these topics:

  • The way Satan feels about humans
  • A 'weapon' that humans possess, according to Satan
  • Theodore's thoughts about Satan at the end of the story

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on The Mysterious Stranger
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how Satan deals with Nikolaus
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how Satan feels about humans and why he can't sin

Additional Learning

Find out more about the story from the lesson we've named The Mysterious Stranger: Summary, Analysis & Quotes. Follow along via these important study points:

  • The author's satirization of human nature
  • A summary of the story
  • Analysis of the story's characters and themes