HP Lovecraft: Books & Monsters


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What was one of the beasts that H.P. Lovecraft was best known for creating?

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1. What did Lovecraft die from at an early age?

2. Who did Lovecraft marry?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What are some of Lovecraft's creations? What are some facts about his personal life? These are among the focuses of the questions you will find in this quiz and worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

When you take this quiz, you will be expected to:

  • Name Lovecraft's most well-known creature
  • State what Lovecraft died from
  • Identify who Lovecraft married
  • Recognize the title of a story that concerned a city built beneath a haunted house
  • Relate who Dagon was

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as the name of Lovecraft's most popular beast
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding personal information about the author, such as the name of his wife and what he died from
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to recognize the title of a story based on a description of its premise

Additional Learning

If you're horrified that you don't know more about this author and wish to read more information, you can do so with the lesson titled HP Lovecraft: Books & Monsters. You will learn more about:

  • When and where Lovecraft was born and how old he was when he died
  • Lovecraft's early years and who influenced him
  • What he preferred to write over his fantasy stories
  • What some of his well-known stories are about
  • The names and descriptions of several of his monsters