What Do You Know About Medieval Poetry?

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What Do You Know About Medieval Poetry?

Medieval poetry was in numerous forms in medieval Europe. Examples are the troubadours and the minnesinger who are known for their meaningful poetry about courtly love. Take a quiz and learn about this poetry.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many forms did poetry take in medieval Europe?
    • A. 

      Lyric and epic

    • B. 

      Satire and Ode

    • C. 

      Stoic and Onomatopoeia

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    The troubadours and the minnesingers are known for their lyric poetry about?
    • A. 

      Courtly love

    • B. 

      Satire

    • C. 

      Nature

    • D. 

      Philosophy

  • 3. 
    Among the most of secular poetry is?
    • A. 

      Paradise Lost

    • B. 

      David Copperfield

    • C. 

      Carmina Burana

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Twenty-four poems of Carmina Burana were later set to music by a?
    • A. 

      Persian

    • B. 

      Parisian

    • C. 

      German

    • D. 

      British

  • 5. 
    Old English religious poetry includes the poem Christ by?
    • A. 

      Rick Ross

    • B. 

      John Lennon

    • C. 

      John Locke

    • D. 

      Cynewulf

  • 6. 
    The Dream of the Rood, preserved in both manuscript form and on the?
    • A. 

      Ruthwell Cross

    • B. 

      Aron Paul

    • C. 

      John Lennon

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    A great deal of medieval literature was written in verse, including the old English epic titled?
    • A. 

      Beowulf

    • B. 

      John Locke

    • C. 

      Mike Epps

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    In medieval Latin, a new more popular form called the?
    • A. 

      Sequence arose

    • B. 

      Satire

    • C. 

      Ode

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Much secular poetry was also written in Latin, like the Gambler’s Mass from the?
    • A. 

      Paradise lost

    • B. 

      The Mechanic

    • C. 

      Carmina Burana

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    One of the features of the renaissance which marked the end of the medieval period is the rise in the use of vernacular referred as the language of the?
    • A. 

      Upperclassmen

    • B. 

      Middleclass

    • C. 

      Common people

    • D. 

      Nobles

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