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Robert Frost Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will test your knowledge and comprehension skills from selected poems by Robert Frost: "Acquainted with the Night", "Mending Wall", and "Out, Out-". Good Luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1) In "Acquainted with the Night" the poem can be read as a metaphor for dark from which of the following?
    • A. 

      A) Regret and Disbelief.

    • B. 

      B) Depression and Loneliness.

    • C. 

      C) Drained and Pleased.

  • 2. 
    2) Which is a symbol of hope in "Acquainted with the Night"?
    • A. 

      A) The Watchman.

    • B. 

      B) The Rain.

    • C. 

      C) The Luminary Clock.

  • 3. 
    3) Which are metaphors for depression from "Acquainted with the Night "?
    • A. 

      A) When Frost outwalks the city lights.

    • B. 

      B) The Night.

    • C. 

      C) One luminary clock.

    • D. 

      D) All of the above.

  • 4. 
    4) In "Acquainted with the Night" for most of the poem the narrator is walking, which most likely becomes a metaphor for
    • A. 

      A) Persistence.

    • B. 

      B) Tansience.

    • C. 

      C) Distress.

    • D. 

      D) None of the above.

  • 5. 
    5) The Authors Mood in "Acquainted with the Night" is
    • A. 

      A) Optimistic.

    • B. 

      B) Sarcastic.

    • C. 

      C) Somber.

  • 6. 
    6) The 'wall' in "Mending Wall" unites the speaker with his neighbor, but also seperates them as well.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    7) As the poem "Mending Wall" progresses onward, it becomes less and less clear to how the speaker feels about the particular wall because at first he gets all riled up about the fence then he changes and says how silly it was.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    8) In "Mending Wall" the proverb "Good fences make good neighbors" is an example of a
    • A. 

      A) Metaphor.

    • B. 

      B) Cliche.

    • C. 

      C) Pun.

    • D. 

      D) Personification.

  • 9. 
    9) Line 5 in "Mending Wall" the word 'hunters' is a metaphor for
    • A. 

      A) The Reader.

    • B. 

      B) The Speaker.

    • C. 

      C) The Reader and The Speaker.

    • D. 

      D) Neither .

  • 10. 
    10) Lines 25-26 in "Mending Wall" are an example of
    • A. 

      A) Simile.

    • B. 

      B) Imagery.

    • C. 

      C) Personification.

    • D. 

      D) Exaggeration.

  • 11. 
    11) Which line is an example of a Simile in "Mending Wall"?
    • A. 

      A) Line 1.

    • B. 

      B) Line 11.

    • C. 

      C) Line 24.

    • D. 

      D) Line 40.

  • 12. 
    12) Which is most likely to be the tone of "Mending Wall"?
    • A. 

      A) Reflective.

    • B. 

      B) Resentful.

    • C. 

      C) Proud.

    • D. 

      D) Depressed.

  • 13. 
    13) In "Mending Wall" the saying ‘Good fences make good neighbors’ implies what meaning?
    • A. 

      A) that the bigger your fence is the more you can hide from your neighbors.

    • B. 

      B) that you do not need a fence to establish a common ground with your neighbors.

    • C. 

      C) that a respectful distance between neighbors is neccesary for a good relationships.

    • D. 

      D) that a respectful distance between neighbors is not neccesary for a good relationship.

  • 14. 
    14) In "Out, Out-" the buzz saw is a metaphor for the giver of life
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    15) In Lines 1-3 of "Out, Out-" they appeal to major sensory perceptions, sound, vision, and touch
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    16) In Line 13 where it says "saved from work" it is an example of
    • A. 

      A) Irony.

    • B. 

      B) Hyperbole.

    • C. 

      C) Metaphor.

  • 17. 
    17) In Line 18, what is meant where it says "Neither refused the meeting"?
    • A. 

      A) The meeting of the saw and the sisters hand.

    • B. 

      B) The meeting of the saw and the boys hand.

    • C. 

      C) The meeting of the boy and his sister.

    • D. 

      D) The meeting of the doctor and the sister.

  • 18. 
    18) Which phrase does Not add to the gruesome and horrific scenerio?
    • A. 

      A) First Outcry.

    • B. 

      B) Child at Heart.

    • C. 

      C) Rueful Laugh.

    • D. 

      D) Life from Spilling.

  • 19. 
    19) What is the speakers tone in "Out, Out-"?
    • A. 

      A) ironic and somber.

    • B. 

      B) modest and optimistic.

    • C. 

      C) sarcastic and predictable.

    • D. 

      D) disbelief and depressed.

  • 20. 
    20) Which is most likely to be the theme of "Out, Out-"?
    • A. 

      A) to stay away from a saw!

    • B. 

      B) pay attention when you operate machinery.

    • C. 

      C) death is inevitable.

    • D. 

      D) death is not inevitable.

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