The Legend of Sleepy Hollow



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Block 7 Story Elements Assessment

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To answer the questions, read "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" by Washington Irving.
Circle the correct answer.
Question #1:

At what point in the story does Washington Irving first describe the setting of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"?



  1. the middle

  2. the end

  3. the beginning

Question #2:

Where is Sleepy Hollow?


  1. in the mountains

  2. on an island

  3. in a valley

Question #3:

What is the mood in the first paragraph?


  1. wild

  2. peaceful

  3. scary

Question #4:

To what mood does the author change in the second paragraph?


  1. relieved

  2. joyous

  3. mysterious

Question #5:

Which words create the mood in the second paragraph?


  1. peculiar, haunted, superstition

  2. stars, meteors, twilight

  3. character, descendants, lads

Question #6:

Who is the "dominant spirit" in Sleepy Hollow?


  1. the headless horseman

  2. the Dutch settlers
  3. the Sleepy Hollow boys

Question #7:

What is the ghost looking for?


  1. his friend

  2. his head

  3. the church

Question #8:

What is Ichabod Crane's job?


  1. teacher

  2. cook

  3. priest

Question #9:

Which word best describes Ichabod's physical characteristics?


  1. awkward

  2. handsome

  3. short

Question #10:

Why does the author say Ichabod looks like a scarecrow?


  1. He is skinny, and his clothes are baggy.

  2. He is not real.

  3. He is made of straw.

Question #11:

Which characteristic does NOT describe Ichabod?


  1. skinny

  2. helpful

  3. cruel

Question #12:

How is Katrina Van Tassel described?


  1. quiet and lonely

  2. married with many chidren

  3. beautiful and admired

Question #13:

What will Katrina inherit?


  1. a factory

  2. an old cottage

  3. a large amount of land



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Question #14:

What is Ichabod Crane's goal?


  1. to become a farmer


  2. to win Katrina's affection

  3. to be the best teacher

Question #15:

When is Ichabod's opposition introduced?


  1. after his goal

  2. before his goal

  3. in the beginning

Question #16:

How is Brom Bones described?


  1. strong and respected, but a little feared

  2. loved and admired, but a little shy

  3. careful and loving, but a little rude

Question #17:

What does Brom Bones want that Ichabod also wants?


  1. a teaching job

  2. Katrina

  3. land

Question #18:

Why does the author say that a stouter man than Ichabod would have "shrunk from the competition, and a wiser man would have despaired?"


  1. Ichabod is weak and not very wise.

  2. Ichabod is courageous and daring.

  3. Ichabod is strong and careful.

Question #19:

What did Bones begin to do to Ichabod?


  1. torment him

  2. give him advice

  3. help him

Question #20:

What does Ichabod get dressed up for?


  1. to go to church

  2. to go to school

  3. to go to Katrina's father's house

Question #21:

Why is Ichabod's horse called Gunpowder?


  1. He was fast a long time ago.

  2. He has one eye.


  3. He is the fastest horse in Sleepy Hollow.

Question #22:

What is the mood as Ichabod makes his way to the Van Tassel house?


  1. hopeful and pleasant

  2. dark and lonely

  3. cold and dreary

Question #23:

What is discussed at Van Tassel's party?


  1. the Headless Horseman

  2. Ichabod's marriage to Katrina

  3. Katrina's marriage to Bones

Question #24:

When does the action move toward the climax?


  1. Katrina tells Ichabod she loves him.

  2. Katrina rejects Ichabod.

  3. Katrina rejects Bones.

Question #25:

What is the climax?


  1. Ichabod encounters the Headless Horseman.

  2. Bones confronts the Headless Horseman.

  3. Bones saves Ichabod from the Headless Horseman.

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Block 7 Story Elements Assessment

Answer Key

1. C -the beginning

2. C -in a valley

3. B -peaceful

4. C -mysterious

5. A -peculiar, haunted, superstition

6. A -the headless horseman

7. B -his head

8. A -teacher

9. A -awkward

10. A -He is skinny, and his clothes are baggy.

11. C -cruel

12. C -beautiful and admired

13. C -a large amount of land

14. B -to win Katrina's affection

15. A -after his goal

16. A -strong and respected, but a little feared

17. B -Katrina

18. A -Ichabod is weak and not very wise.

19. A -torment him

20. C -to go to Katrina's father's house

21. A -He was fast a long time ago.

22. A -hopeful and pleasant

23. A -the Headless Horseman

24. B -Katrina rejects Ichabod.



25. A -Ichabod encounters the Headless Horseman.


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