Test Yourself To Know More About The Poetry

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The emotions and the imagination shared by the writer which conquers the heart of an audience is known in the form of a Poetry. Different writers have craved different poems which shows the situation of our life and gives us the inspiration to move forward. Many elementary forms are present in Poetry. Now. This test belongs to all those who show some interest or have basic knowledge about the Poem.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    A unit Of Poetry Called as?

    • A.

      Stanza

    • B.

      Sonnet

    • C.

      Sestet

    • D.

      Syntax

    Correct Answer
    C. Sestet
    Explanation
    A sestet is a unit of poetry consisting of six lines. It is commonly used in sonnets, where the sestet follows the octave and presents a shift in tone or theme. The sestet allows the poet to further develop their ideas or provide a resolution to the poem. The other options listed are also elements of poetry, but they do not specifically refer to a unit of poetry like the sestet does.

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  • 2. 

    The comparison between two different things, that define one thing as it were something else.

    • A.

      Irony

    • B.

      Simile

    • C.

      Metaphor

    • D.

      Pun

    Correct Answer
    C. Metaphor
    Explanation
    A metaphor is a figure of speech that compares two different things by stating that one thing is another thing. It is used to create a vivid image or convey a deeper meaning. In this case, the comparison between two different things that define one thing as if it were something else fits the definition of a metaphor.

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  • 3. 

    The repetition of the similar consonant sound, mostly at the beginning of the word known as?

    • A.

      Allusion

    • B.

      Alliteration

    • C.

      Couplet

    • D.

      Anaphora

    Correct Answer
    B. Alliteration
    Explanation
    Alliteration refers to the repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginning of neighboring words. It is a literary device commonly used in poetry and prose to create rhythm, emphasis, and musicality in the text. In this question, the correct answer is Alliteration because it accurately describes the repetition of similar consonant sounds at the beginning of words.

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  • 4. 

    A line which ends in a full pause, generally indicated with a semicolon is called 

    Correct Answer
    End stopped line, end stopped line, END STOPPED LINE, END-STOPPED LINE, end stopped line, endstoppedline
    Explanation
    An end stopped line is a line of poetry that ends with a punctuation mark such as a semicolon, indicating a complete pause or stop in the flow of the line. It is used to create a sense of closure or finality at the end of the line, allowing the reader to pause and reflect on the meaning of the words before moving on to the next line. The repetition of the term in different formats emphasizes the importance of this concept in poetry.

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  • 5. 

    A simile is a comparison between two different things adjoining with "like" or "as"

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A simile is a figure of speech that compares two different things using the words "like" or "as". It is used to create vivid imagery and make a comparison more relatable to the reader or listener. By using "like" or "as", the simile highlights similarities between the two things being compared. Therefore, the statement that a simile is a comparison between two different things adjoining with "like" or "as" is true.

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  • 6. 

    The format to create a sentence in order to give a meaningful phrases or words is called 

    Correct Answer
    Syntax
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Syntax". Syntax refers to the rules and structure that govern the formation of sentences or phrases in a language. It is the correct arrangement of words and phrases to create meaningful and grammatically correct sentences.

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  • 7. 

    Someone who tells the story is called?

    • A.

      Audience

    • B.

      Reader 

    • C.

      Writer

    • D.

      Narrator

    Correct Answer
    D. Narrator
    Explanation
    A narrator is someone who tells the story. They provide the perspective and voice through which the story is conveyed to the audience or readers. They have the ability to shape the narrative, present the characters, and guide the audience through the events of the story. The narrator plays a crucial role in storytelling by bringing the story to life and engaging the audience or readers.

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  • 8. 

    Concrete poetry is also called as  

    • A.

      Epic poetry

    • B.

      Visual poetry

    • C.

      Paradelle

    • D.

      Heroic Poetry

    Correct Answer
    B. Visual poetry
    Explanation
    Visual poetry is the correct answer because concrete poetry is a form of poetry in which the visual arrangement of the words and letters on the page is as important as the meaning of the words themselves. It often uses unconventional typography, spacing, and layout to create a visual representation of the poem's subject or theme. This form of poetry emphasizes the visual aspect of the text, making it closely related to visual art. Therefore, visual poetry is a more appropriate term for concrete poetry than the other options provided.

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  • 9. 

    The "Phoenix and the turtle" is written by 

    Correct Answer
    william shakespeare, williamshakespeare, WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAMSHAKESPEARE
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "William Shakespeare, williamshakespeare, WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAMSHAKESPEARE." This is because "The Phoenix and the Turtle" is a poem written by the renowned playwright William Shakespeare. The variations in capitalization do not affect the accuracy of the answer.

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  • 10. 

    A story which is being narrated by songs and poems in a short stanza called?

    • A.

      Conceit

    • B.

      Haiku

    • C.

      Ballad

    • D.

      Limerick

    Correct Answer
    C. Ballad
    Explanation
    A ballad is a story that is narrated through songs and poems in a short stanza. It often tells a narrative and has a musical quality to it. This form of storytelling has been popular for centuries and is commonly associated with folk traditions. It typically has a repetitive structure and may include elements of romance, tragedy, or adventure. Ballads can be found in various cultures and are known for their ability to capture emotions and convey stories in a concise and impactful manner.

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