What Do You Know About Medieval Poetry?

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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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