Author Thomas Mann: Biography, Books & Short Stories


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Thomas Mann was a native of what city?

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1. Many of Mann's 'short stories' are today categorized as…

2. In what work(s) did Mann uses reflections of his own life?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Thomas Mann was a famous late 18th century and early 19th century author who won the Nobel prize for literature. After studying and testing yourself with the worksheet/quiz combo, you will have learned more about the facts surrounding his life and writings.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Where Thomas Mann was born
  • What genre of short stories he wrote
  • The works that reflect Mann's own life
  • His literary attacks on fascism
  • The various awards that Thomas Mann received

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how Thomas Mann's short stories are now classified
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Thomas Mann
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Mann's works, such as 'Mario and the Magician'

Additional Learning

To learn more about a famous turn of the century author, review the corresponding lesson on Thomas Mann. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explores the biographical facts of Mann's life
  • Discusses his lifetime achievements and awards
  • Examines the types of literature he wrote
  • Identifies the themes and meanings behind his works