Poetry Quiz #2

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Poetry Quiz #2

This is our second poetry quiz reflecting our second poetry lesson.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Rhyming

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • D. 

      Caesura

  • 2. 
    What is "caesura"?
    • A. 

      A break or pause at the end of a line of poetry

    • B. 

      When a sentence is stretched over two lines of a poem

    • C. 

      A break or pause in the middle of a line of poetry

    • D. 

      The repetition of initial consonant sounds in a poem

  • 3. 
    When a sentence is stretched over two lines in a poem, this is called 
  • 4. 
    This uses a lot of what type of device to illustrate the storm?
    • A. 

      Imagery

    • B. 

      Onomatpoeia

    • C. 

      Rhymes

    • D. 

      Visual effects

  • 5. 
    Because I do not hope to turn again Because I do not hope Because I do not hope to turn… What device is poet TS Eliot using to really show his discouragement?
  • 6. 
    Blue Monday No use in my going Downtown to work today. It's eight I'm late- And it's marked down that-a-way Where does enjambment occur here?
    • A. 

      Between "marked" and "that-a-way"

    • B. 

      Between "eight" and "I'm late"

    • C. 

      Between "late" and "And"

    • D. 

      Between "going" and "downtown"

  • 7. 
    Match the following example with the device it shows 
    • A. twinkle twinkle little star, how I wonder what you are
    • A.
    • B. I was more than surprised, I was shell shocked
    • B.
    • C. The thunder boomed over our heads
    • C.
    • D. How do I love thee? Let me count the ways
    • D.
  • 8. 
    An aabb rhyme scheme is also known as a 
  • 9. 
    "To err is human; to forgive is divine" is an example of what?
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Enjambment

    • C. 

      Caesura

    • D. 

      Alliteration

  • 10. 
    Is the statement "She sang like a bird", an alliteration?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No