9.2.1 Narratives And Ballads

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9.2.1 Narratives And Ballads

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  • 1. 
    What were the wandering minstrels called?
    • A. 

      Beards

    • B. 

      Singers

    • C. 

      Bards

    • D. 

      Poets

  • 2. 
    What form did the wandering minstrels give their news in?
    • A. 

      A blog

    • B. 

      Ballads

    • C. 

      News cast

    • D. 

      Rap

  • 3. 
    What is a ballad?
    • A. 

      Poems that tell a story, usually in short rhyming verses with frequent repetitions of words or lines

    • B. 

      Poems that are lengthy and boring

    • C. 

      A short story that consist of some sort of conflict

    • D. 

      A novel that contains chapter

  • 4. 
    How are ballads meant to be heard?
    • A. 

      In a nursery rhyme

    • B. 

      In silent reading

    • C. 

      Oral performance

    • D. 

      On the the television set

  • 5. 
    What is a narrative poem?
    • A. 

      A sort of free verse

    • B. 

      A poem that tells a story and has a beginning, middle, end, and some kind of conflict

    • C. 

      A poem that makes no sense at all

    • D. 

      A free verse that is free of rhythm or rhyme

  • 6. 
    What happened on September 15, 1963?
    • A. 

      A bomb exploded killing four teenage girls

    • B. 

      A funeral that was attended by President Roosevelt

    • C. 

      The Civil Rights Act came about

    • D. 

      President Kennedy died

  • 7. 
    What is one of the characteristics of the ballad stanza?
    • A. 

      An avav or abeb rhyme scheme

    • B. 

      An acbc rhymse scheme

    • C. 

      An cbcb and abad rhyme scheme

    • D. 

      An abab or abcb rhyme scheme

  • 8. 
    What is the name of a four line stanza?
    • A. 

      Cubicle

    • B. 

      Quatrain

    • C. 

      Quarter

    • D. 

      Corner

  • 9. 
    What is term for a line of four pair syllables?
    • A. 

      Bimeter

    • B. 

      Meter

    • C. 

      Trimeter

    • D. 

      Tetrameter

  • 10. 
    What is a the terms for a a line that is six syllables in length?
    • A. 

      Meter

    • B. 

      Tetrameter

    • C. 

      Octometer

    • D. 

      Trimeter

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