The Signal-Man by Charles Dickens: Summary & Overview


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Who is the author of 'The Signal-Man?'

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1. In 'The Signal-Man,' who is it that sees the ghost?

2. In 'The Signal-Man,' what does the appearance of the ghost indicate is about to happen?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Signal-Man is a short story by Charles Dickens, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of it. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the plot, characters, and theme of the story.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

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

  • The setting
  • Themes of The Signal-Man
  • Charles Dickens

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding The Signal-Man
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Dickens

Additional Learning

To learn more about literature, review the following lesson The Signal-Man by Charles Dickens: Summary & Overview. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know the story of The Signal-Man
  • Understand the theme of The Signal-Man
  • Learn about the life and career of Charles Dickens