Crooked Man Poem Quiz

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People have different attitudes or character. He could be good and sometimes will turn bad, depending on the circumstances that comes his way. If a man chooses the right path, his life will be on the right track.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    In formal language, what part of speech is the word crooked?

    • A.

      Adjective

    • B.

      Adverb

    • C.

      Verb

    • D.

      Noun

    Correct Answer
    A. Adjective
    Explanation
    The word "crooked" is classified as an adjective in formal language. Adjectives modify or describe nouns or pronouns, and in this case, "crooked" describes the nature or shape of something. It suggests that the object or subject is not straight or aligned properly.

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  • 2. 

    To whom is the poem dedicated?

    • A.

      Children

    • B.

      Mother

    • C.

      Father

    • D.

      Grandparents

    Correct Answer
    A. Children
    Explanation
    The poem is dedicated to children.

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  • 3. 

    What kind of passage is a stile?

    • A.

      With steps

    • B.

      With ladders

    • C.

      With narrow gaps

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    A stile is a type of passage that can have steps, ladders, or narrow gaps. In different contexts, a stile can refer to any of these variations. Therefore, the correct answer is "all of the above" because a stile can be any of these types of passages depending on the specific situation or location.

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  • 4. 

    What kind of coin is a sixpence?

    • A.

      American

    • B.

      British

    • C.

      Canadian

    • D.

      Danish

    Correct Answer
    B. British
    Explanation
    A sixpence is a type of coin that is associated with British currency. It was commonly used in the United Kingdom before the decimalization of their currency in 1971. The sixpence coin had a value of six pence and featured various designs throughout its history. It is no longer in circulation but is still considered a symbol of British culture and heritage.

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  • 5. 

    What is meant by a crooked mile?

    • A.

      A highway

    • B.

      A paved road

    • C.

      A modern passageway

    • D.

      A road under construction

    Correct Answer
    D. A road under construction
    Explanation
    A crooked mile refers to a road that is under construction. This means that the road is not yet completed or fully developed, and may have bends, curves, or uneven surfaces due to ongoing construction work. This term is commonly used to describe a road that is in the process of being built or repaired, and is not yet suitable for regular use by vehicles.

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  • 6. 

    What is the figurative meaning of a crooked man?

    • A.

      Disabled

    • B.

      Blind

    • C.

      Deaf

    • D.

      Corrupt

    Correct Answer
    D. Corrupt
    Explanation
    The figurative meaning of a crooked man is someone who is corrupt. This is because the word "crooked" is often used metaphorically to describe someone who is dishonest or morally corrupt. It suggests that the person has deviated from the path of honesty and integrity, and is engaged in deceitful or illegal activities.

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  • 7. 

    Which of these is NOT an informal meaning of crooked?

    • A.

      Honest

    • B.

      Venal

    • C.

      Unscrupulous

    • D.

      Corrupt

    Correct Answer
    A. Honest
    Explanation
    The word "crooked" typically means dishonest, deceitful, or not straight. However, "honest" is the opposite of these meanings, as it implies being truthful and upright. Therefore, "honest" is not an informal meaning of "crooked."

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  • 8. 

    Which of these is a synonym of crooked?

    • A.

      Bent

    • B.

      Twisted

    • C.

      Deformed

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The word "crooked" means not straight or not in a straight line. The synonyms of crooked are "bent," "twisted," and "deformed," all of which imply a lack of straightness or alignment. Therefore, "all of the above" is the correct answer as it encompasses all the given synonyms that accurately describe the meaning of "crooked."

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