Poetry Pre-test

15 Questions  I  By Mrstannock
POETRY PRE-TEST
A brief quiz to test what you already know about poetry and possible areas of focus.

  
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1.  Alliteration is:
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2.  A simile:
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4.  Look up, my people,The dawn is breaking,The world is waking,To a new bright day,When none defame us,Nor colour shame us,Nor sneer dismay.The rhyme scheme for this poem is:
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5.  Where now the many white men hurry about like ants.This is an example of:
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6.  We are the corroboree and the bora ground.This is an example of:
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7.  The ghostly galleons grab greedilyThis is an example of:
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8.  Fear knocked on the door.is an example of:
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9.  Do not go gentle into that good night,Old age should burn and rave at close of day;Rage, rage against the dying of the light.This extract is an example of:
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10.  Examples of onomatopoeia include:
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11.  Do not go gentle into that good night,Old age should burn and rave at close of day;Rage, rage against the dying of the light.What is this extract symbolising?
12.  A paradox is a statement that, although it seems to contradict itself, actually conveys a truth. For example, "one must be cruel..."Finish off this paradox.
13.  We are the quiet daybreak paling the dark lagoon.What is this is an example of and what effect does it have?
14.  I have seen corroboreeWhere that factory belches smoke,Here where they have a memorial parkOne time our lubras dug for yams;Is this extract written in first, second or third person?
15.  His eyes were hollows of madness, his hair like mouldy hay, What two poetic techniques are used in this sentence?
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