DEATH OF A SALESMAN by Arthur Miller – Test


A literary studies test for Arthur Miller’s play, Death of a Salesman.

  • 30 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 5 Short Answer Questions
  • Answer Key (Suggested Content for Short Answer Questions Also Included)

This resource offers a comprehensive test with multiple choice questions and more in-depth short essay questions. and a concise way to evaluate student comprehension of the play in terms of plot, character and theme.

The five short answer questions are formatted to be split onto three pages. This arrangement allows instructors to use one, three or five of the short answer questions, which are presented in increasing order of sophistication/challenge level.

If you want to use just one short answer question to keep grading quick, this test makes for a nice comprehension test. If you want to use more of the short answer questions – or use some separately as a stand-alone exam, this resource becomes a great tool for building analysis skills and getting students ready for an essay on Death of a Salesman.

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