Perseverance: Definition, Quotes & Examples


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Michael Phelps has persevered to become:

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1. Thomas Edison persevered and:

2. Harland Sanders overcame a tough childhood and economy to:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is perseverance? You can see how much you know about this term and some examples of people who applied it by answering the questions on this quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll get to test your understanding of:

  • What Thomas Edison did
  • An accomplishment of Michael Phelps
  • Examples of perseverance
  • What Richard Nixon finally ended up becoming
  • Achievement of Harland Sanders

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on perseverance
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about examples of perseverance
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the achievements of Harland Sanders and Michael Phelps

Additional Learning

Keep learning about this concept by completing the lesson titled Perseverance: Definition, Quotes & Examples. This lesson is effective at helping you analyze more about:

  • Definition of perseverance
  • Struggles faced by Edison, Phelps, Nixon and Sanders
  • How perseverance is relevant in all fields