The Runaway Robert Frost

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The Runaway Robert Frost - Quiz

This poem by Robert Frost describes the fear a young horse is experiencing during its first exposure to snowfall. It shows the trepidation young people feel during their first experiences with new and unfamiliar things. It leaves o doubt as to why he is a favorite author. Test your understanding of the poem by taking the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the literal, not symbolic, theme of "After Apple Picking"?

    • A.

      Birth

    • B.

      Sleep

    • C.

      Work

    • D.

      Death

  • 2. 

    How big are the blueberries in the aptly titled "Blueberries"? 

    • A.

      As big as a quarter

    • B.

      As big as your eyeballs

    • C.

      As big as a strawberry

    • D.

      As big as the end of your thumb

  • 3. 

    In "Mending Wall," when do the narrator and his neighbor find and repair the breaks in the fence?

    • A.

      Autumn

    • B.

      Spring

    • C.

      Summer

    • D.

      Winter

  • 4. 

    In "Home Burial," how many headstones in the family graveyard are visible from the window?

    • A.

      One

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      Four

    • D.

      Three

  • 5. 

    In "Nothing Gold Can Stay," what is nature's early leaf?

    • A.

      The dew

    • B.

      The sun

    • C.

      A butterfly

    • D.

      A flower

  • 6. 

    Which Robert Frost poem is NOT a sonnet?

    • A.

      Into My Own

    • B.

      Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening

    • C.

      The Oven Bird

    • D.

      The Silken Tent

  • 7. 

    In "The Runaway," what runaway does the narrator find? 

    • A.

      A dog

    • B.

      A little boy

    • C.

      A little girl

    • D.

      A colt

  • 8. 

    What is the last word of "Fire and Ice"?

    • A.

      Ice

    • B.

      Desire

    • C.

      Fire

    • D.

      Suffice

  • 9. 

    In "Out, Out--," what state is mentioned? 

    • A.

      New Hampshire

    • B.

      Vermont

    • C.

      Connecticut

    • D.

      Rhode Island

  • 10. 

    What type of wood does the narrator find neatly stacked in "The Wood-Pile"? 

    • A.

      Oak

    • B.

      Pine

    • C.

      Cedar

    • D.

      Maple

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