The story of Robin Hood is very famous. It has been made into many books,
films and plays. What do you know about the story? Have you ever read a book
or seen a movie about Robin Hood? Who was he? Where did he live? What did
1. Below are some multiple choice questions. See how much you know about the
1. Robin Hood was an outlaw. An outlaw is a...
a) lawyer c) soldier
b) criminal d) prince
2. This story is set in...
a) France c) Scotland
b) England d) Wales
3. Robin Hood lived in...
a) a castle c) a cave
b) a village d) a forest
4. Robin Hood became an outlaw after he…
a) killed one of the royal deer c) didn’t pay his taxes
b) shot someone d) stole from the King
5. Robin Hood took money from the rich and…
a) gave it to the king c) gave it to the poor
b) bought presents for his friends d) hid it in the forest
2. Read this short summary about Robin Hood and test if you are right.
Robin Hood lived in Sherwood Forest. He robbed rich people and gave the money
to the poor. He was clever, strong and brave and had many adventures. He
fought against the greedy Sheriff of Nottingham and bad Prince John and
defended the beautiful Lady Marian who loved him. Robin Hood is an English
folk-hero and the stories about him are all supposed to be true!
3. Use the words below to describe Robin Hood personality. Use connectors: but, however,
and, also, not only…but, as well.
4. Find these words in the wordsearch, then translate them into your language.
Y O U N G J W D M O N K
young O R E W W A S F K L B O _________
monk D G W A A R M Y D E G L _________
army A H W R U C L O T H E S _________
harp B A N D H K P C A W R P _________
W R A F H B M A S N A O _________
D P F Y R M A M E B K O _________
poor N K A D G E S P M R C R _________
bridge L O Y A L P W V D I G S _________
weak H F R E P D E S J D H L _________
loyal F A T Y W U A I P G A S _________
P J Y T S D K A D E Y P
5. Fill in the gaps using the words in the chart.
asks – clever – fight – friend – gang – girlfriend – Lionheart – lives – love
merry – poor – rich – stranger – tall – tricks – takes – village - wicked
Robin Hood ______________ in the Sherwood Forest with his ______________ of
men. Little John is very ______________ and strong, he is Robin’s ______________
Frier Tuck is ______________ and loves playing ______________ Maid Marion is
Robin’s ______________, she is very beautiful.
Everybody in the ______________ loves Robin because he ______________ money
from the ______________ people and gives to the ______________ people.
Robin and his men ______________ their enemy, the
______________ Sheriff of Nottingham.
One day a ______________ arrives. Robin ______________:”
Who are you?” The stranger replies: “I am King Richard the
______________”. All the ______________. men shout: ”We
______________ King Richard!”
6. Using the information in the chart, write a short composition about Robin Hood.
Use Past simple.
Date and place of birth 12th century - England be born
Job Nobleman+ robber be
Address Sherwood forest, near Nottingham live
Personality Generous be
Acts Rich people rob
Poor people give
Ability Excellent archer be
Maid Marian love
His friends the Merry Men like
The Sheriff of Nottingham hate