Poetry revision quiz

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10 questions of various types testing understanding of poetic techniques, how to interpret poems and definitions of key terms related to the stufy of poetry
Sarah Holmes
Quiz by Sarah Holmes, updated more than 1 year ago
Sarah Holmes
Created by Sarah Holmes over 8 years ago
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Question 1

Question
Which of the following is an example of personification?
Answer
  • The earth roared in anger
  • He was as strong as the broad oak in the yard
  • Day was all but done
  • The wild and windy moors

Question 2

Question
A simile will compare one thing to something else using either 'as' or 'like' to indicate the comparison.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 3

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What is the definition of a poem?
Answer
  • A piece of writing that rhymes
  • A piece of writing with a strong rhythm
  • A piece of writing arranged into lines of verse
  • A piece of writing divided up into verses (stanzas)
  • A piece of writing containing metaphors and similes

Question 4

Question
What do onomatopoeic words do?
Answer
  • They compare one thing directly to another
  • They make inanimate things seem alive
  • They sound like the thing they represent
  • They make a pleasant sound
  • They provide rhyme in a poem

Question 5

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What is end-rhyme?
Answer
  • Where words within a single line of poetry rhyme
  • Where the words at the ends of lines of poetry rhyme
  • Where every last word of every line rhymes
  • Where the last words of the last two lines in a poem rhyme
  • Where the sounds that rhyme are exactly the same

Question 6

Question
For something to be a poem it must have a regular rhyme scheme
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 7

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What is a semantic field?
Answer
  • A group of words all related to a specifc theme or idea
  • A group of words that all perform the same function
  • The name of all the words that rhyme in a poem
  • A group of similar images in a poem
  • A group of words that all sound the same

Question 8

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There is only ever one correct way to interpret a poem
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 9

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What is metre?
Answer
  • The length of the poem
  • The number of verses in the poem
  • The rhythm of the poemcreated by patterns of stressed and unstressed syllables in the lines.
  • The patternf rhyming words at the ends of lines of poetry
  • The rhythm of the poem created by rhyming words

Question 10

Question
Poems are always about serious things
Answer
  • True
  • False
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