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Poetry revision quiz
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
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edexcel level 1 / 2 english language
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Which of the following is an example of personification?
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
A simile will compare one thing to something else using either 'as' or 'like' to indicate the comparison.
What is the definition of a poem?
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
What do onomatopoeic words do?
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
What is end-rhyme?
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
For something to be a poem it must have a regular rhyme scheme
What is a semantic field?
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
There is only ever one correct way to interpret a poem
What is metre?
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
Poems are always about serious things
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