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The Prince and the Pauper: Summary & Theme

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In The Prince and the Pauper, how are the two boys able to trade places?

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1. How do they ultimately figure out who is the proper prince in The Prince and the Pauper?

2. The Prince and the Pauper teaches readers what theme or lesson about clothing and appearance?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This short worksheet and quiz is a great way to make sure you've understood The Prince and the Pauper. When you take this quiz, you'll be tested on how the two boys are able to trade places, the themes that are presented and what happens to the pauper at the end of the story.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The questions on this quiz ask you how to:

  • Explain how the two boys are able to trade places with each other
  • Describe how the the real prince is identified
  • Detail the theme about appearance that's presented in the story
  • Discuss what happens when the prince, who's dressed as a pauper, tries to tell everyone about his royal position
  • Identify what happens to the pauper boy at the end of the story

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how the real prince is identified
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related The Prince and the Pauper lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of the moral theme presented in the story about clothing and appearance
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what happens to the pauper boy at the end of the story

Additional Learning

To learn more about Twain's story, take a look at our lesson called The Prince and the Pauper: Summary & Theme. The lesson covers the topics on this quiz and teaches you how to:

  • Explain when The Prince and the Pauper was published
  • Describe how the pauper boy gets into the palace
  • Detail what happens to the kind soldier at the end of the story
  • Outline what Twain was trying to say about society with The Prince and the Pauper
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