The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow Comprehension Story Quiz

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How well did you understand the major characters and plot events of Washington Irving's famous story?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which would you say is an important theme in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow?
    • A. 

      The importance of education

    • B. 

      That ghost stories are scary

    • C. 

      The power of human imagination

    • D. 

      The importance of storytelling

  • 2. 
    The protagonist of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is:
    • A. 

      Katrina Von Tassel

    • B. 

      Brom Bones

    • C. 

      Ichabod Crane

    • D. 

      The Headless Horseman

  • 3. 
    Is the statement below true or false? Ichabod Crane is in love with Katrina Von Tassel for her beauty, intelligence, and singing talent.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    At the conclusion of the party at Katrina's home, it is obvious that _____________________________________________________.
    • A. 

      Katrina has promissed her undying love to Ichabod.

    • B. 

      Brom Bones fights Ichabod in order to gain Katrina's love and respect.

    • C. 

      Katrina has ended any possibility of a "courtship" with Ichabod.

    • D. 

      Mr. Von Tassel prefers Ichabod over Brom Bones.

  • 5. 
    The antagonist of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is:
    • A. 

      Ichabod Crane

    • B. 

      Katrina Von Tassel

    • C. 

      Baron Von Tassel

    • D. 

      Brom Bones

  • 6. 
    The climax of the story would best be described as:
    • A. 

      Katrina's rejection of Ichabod at the party.

    • B. 

      The chase between Ichabod and the Headless Horseman in the woods.

    • C. 

      Ichabod's invitation to the Von Tassel's party.

    • D. 

      Ichabod's horse being found the morning after the party.

  • 7. 
    Washington Irving wrote this story to:
    • A. 

      Persuade

    • B. 

      Inform

    • C. 

      Describe

    • D. 

      Entertain

  • 8. 
    What was found the next morning after the chase between Ichabod and the Horseman?
    • A. 

      Ichabod's coat

    • B. 

      Brom's address

    • C. 

      A smashed pumpkin and his hat

    • D. 

      A schoolbook

  • 9. 
    At the end of the story, we can assume that:
    • A. 

      Ichabod Crane was kidnapped by the Horseman.

    • B. 

      Ichabod was scared away by Brom Bones

    • C. 

      Ichabod married Katrina.

    • D. 

      Ichabod returned to teaching in the school in Sleepy Hollow.

  • 10. 
    What happened between Brom and Katrina?
    • A. 

      They married.

    • B. 

      Katrina was furious at Brom's trick on Ichabod and told him she would never marry him.

    • C. 

      Brom married another wealthy woman living in Sleepy Hollow.

    • D. 

      Brom replaced Ichabod Crane in the town's school.

  • 11. 
    How many brothers and sisters did Katrina have?
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      One

    • D. 

      None

  • 12. 
    From what New England state does Ichabod come?
    • A. 

      Rhode Island

    • B. 

      Massachusetts

    • C. 

      Connecticut

    • D. 

      New Hampshire

  • 13. 
    Who invited Ichabod Crane to the party on the night he vanished?
    • A. 

      Baltus Van Tassel

    • B. 

      Katrina Von Tassel

    • C. 

      Baron Von Tassel

    • D. 

      Yost Van Houten

  • 14. 
    Who is implied to have been the actual cause of Ichabod's disappearance?
    • A. 

      Yost Van Houten

    • B. 

      Katrina van Tassel

    • C. 

      Brom Bones

    • D. 

      The Headless Horseman

  • 15. 
    What is the complete name of Brom Bones?
    • A. 

      Peter Styvesant

    • B. 

      Brom Van Brunt

    • C. 

      Abraham Van Brunt

    • D. 

      Don Cossacks

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