Facts About Robert Burns: Lesson for Kids


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What career did Robert Burns try before becoming a famous poet?

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1. The main reason Robert Burns' poetry was so popular because...

2. In America, Robert Burns is most commonly remembered for _____:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Robert Burns is one of the most significant and popular poets of all time--in fact, you've probably heard references to his poems without even realizing it! If you think that you know some of the basic details about Burns' life, you can answer the questions found in this online quiz and worksheet! Each of the questions in this quiz will help you better understand the life and poetry of Robert Burns.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will help you study topics like:

  • Burns' early career
  • Why Burns' poetry was popular
  • Where Burns was from
  • Burns' education

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - go through this quiz and worksheet to see whether you can remember the country that Robert Burns was from
  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you understand how Burns received his education
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of Robert Burns to answer a question about what he is remembered for in America

Additional Learning

Learn even more about Burns by reading the associated lesson called, Facts About Robert Burns: Lesson for Kids. This lesson will teach you about:

  • Burns' early life
  • The beginnings of Burns' career as a poet
  • Burns' popularity
  • His legacy