Trivia Questions On Ballad! Quiz

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Trivia Questions On Ballad! Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What happened to Lord Randall that made him "sick at heart?
  • 2. 
    What does Lord Randall's mother seem overly concerned about?
  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not a characteristic of a ballad?
    • A. 

      Tells a story in 1st person

    • B. 

      Focus is on actions and dialogue

    • C. 

      Is often based on true stories

    • D. 

      Of oral traditions

  • 4. 
    "Ballad" is derived from:
    • A. 

      Spanish, meaning "dance song"

    • B. 

      French, meaning "dance song"

    • C. 

      Spanish, meaning "love song"

    • D. 

      French, meaning "love song"

  • 5. 
    Which set of words are subjects of a ballad?
    • A. 

      Love, death, war, remorse

    • B. 

      Death, envy, patriotism, loyalty

    • C. 

      Death, war, tragic love, rebellion

    • D. 

      Fear of the unknown, lives of people, tragic love

  • 6. 
    A Minstrel Ballad is less direct and has less literary content than a Folk Ballad?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Ballads usually consist of four-line stanzas and rhyme in lines 1 and 3.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Courage, revenge, and betrayal are some common themes of ballads.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Ballads are passed down from generation to generation, so the author is usually anonymous.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False