Poetry Review Quiz A- 4/25/14

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Poetry Review Quiz A- 4/25/14

Are you a student who is taking poetry in any place in the globe? If you have an upcoming quiz or test and you need practice then try out this quiz. It will gauge how much knowledge you really have.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Flossing everyday in the opinion of most dentists decreases the chances of getting gum disease. Which of the following is correct?
    • A. 

      Flossing everyday in the opinion of most dentists decreases, the chances of, getting gum disease.

    • B. 

      Flossing, everyday, in the opinion of most dentists decreases the chances of getting gum disease.

    • C. 

      Flossing everyday, in the opinion of most dentists, decreases the chances of getting gum disease.

  • 2. 
    We will have an early spring I expect this year. Which of the following is correct?
    • A. 

      We will have an early spring, I expect, this year.

    • B. 

      We will have, an early spring, I expect this year.

    • C. 

      We will have, an early spring I expect, this year.

  • 3. 
    No one I believe should ever be homeless in this country. Which of the following is correct.
    • A. 

      No one I believe, should ever be homeless in this country.

    • B. 

      No one, I believe, should ever be homeless in this country.

    • C. 

      No one I believe should ever be, homeless, in this country.

  • 4. 
    Determine the type of sentence. We need to get moving if we want to make it to the game.
    • A. 

      Interrogative

    • B. 

      Exclamatory

    • C. 

      Declarative

    • D. 

      Imperative

  • 5. 
    Determine the type of sentence. Stop pushing me.
    • A. 

      Interrogative

    • B. 

      Imperative

    • C. 

      Declarative

    • D. 

      Exclamatory

  • 6. 
    Determine the type of sentence. When is the last time you went to the movies?
    • A. 

      Interrogative

    • B. 

      Imperative

    • C. 

      Declarative

    • D. 

      Exclamatory

  • 7. 
    Major, the pig who was the leader in Animal Farm, is the best symbol of tyranny and revolution in society. The actions of Major would best make Animal Farm a(n) __________.
    • A. 

      Allusion

    • B. 

      Allegory

    • C. 

      Nonfiction

  • 8. 
    Directions: Read the passage and answer the questions that follow.   The storm raged through town From the north, From the south As if it was confused. So were we.   The storm raged uninvited From the east, From the west And the sky grew twisted Like The Starry Night.  The storm raged unexpected From the air, From the ground Until suddenly it vanished Leaving us to pick up the pieces.  What allusion is made in the poem?
    • A. 

      From the east/From the west

    • B. 

      The storm raged

    • C. 

      The Starry Night

  • 9. 
    Directions: Read the passage and answer the questions that follow.   The storm raged through town From the north, From the south As if it was confused. So were we.   The storm raged uninvited From the east, From the west And the sky grew twisted Like The Starry Night.  The storm raged unexpected From the air, From the ground Until suddenly it vanished Leaving us to pick up the pieces.  Why does the author use this allusion?
    • A. 

      To show the distance of the storm

    • B. 

      To show how strange the sky looked

    • C. 

      To show the seriousness of the storm

  • 10. 
    What is an allusion?
    • A. 

      a reference to something from the past

    • B. 

      A comparison of two unlike things using like or as

    • C. 

      The author's attitude toward the subject matter

  • 11. 
    Determine the type of sentence. Ouch! I stubbed my finger.
    • A. 

      Interrogative

    • B. 

      Declarative

    • C. 

      Imperative

    • D. 

      Exclamatory

  • 12. 
     The dog was as graceful as he could be. He was a ballerina.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Cliche

  • 13. 
    _______________________ is an exaggeration.
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Consonance

    • D. 

      Hyperbole

  • 14. 
    ________________________ is a group of lines that forms one of the sections in a poem.
    • A. 

      Paragraph

    • B. 

      Stanza

    • C. 

      Line group

    • D. 

      Ballad

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is the best example of alliteration?
    • A. 

      "water, water everywhere nor any drop to drink"

    • B. 

      "Dusk demands daylight"

    • C. 

      "All the world's a stage"

    • D. 

      Great humility

  • 16. 
    "He clasps the crag with crooked hands..." is an example of which sound device?
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Assonance

  • 17. 
    What senses are addressed in the lines, "...this bed whose covers I straighten/smoothing edges till blue quilt fits brown blanket/and nothing hangs out..."?
    • A. 

      Smell

    • B. 

      Sound

    • C. 

      Hearing

    • D. 

      Sight

  • 18. 
    Which figure of speech is illustrated by the following line? All day the engines charged the trees
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Imagery

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 19. 
     What type of rhyme can be found in the following lines?   "Macavity's a Mystery Cat; he's called the Hidden Paw - For he's the master criminal who can defy the Law."
    • A. 

      Exact rhyme

    • B. 

      Slant rhyme

    • C. 

      End rhyme

    • D. 

      Internal rhyme

  • 20. 
     What type of rhyme is being used when there is a rhyming of words within a line of poetry?
    • A. 

      Exact rhyme

    • B. 

      Slant rhyme

    • C. 

      End rhyme

    • D. 

      Internal rhyme

  • 21. 
     In "Summer," the line "Bugs buzzin from cousin to cousin" illustrates which sound device?
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Assonance

    • C. 

      Onomatoppoeia

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
     In "The Eagle," the line "The wrinkled sea beneath him crawls" illustrates which of the following sound devices?
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Assonance

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Consonance

  • 23. 
     In "Analysis of Baseball," the words dud, thwack, and pow are an example of which sound device?
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Assonance

    • C. 

      Consonance

    • D. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 24. 
    The repetition of final consonant sounds in stressed syllables with different vowel sounds is an example of what literary device?
    • A. 

      Consonance

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Assonance

    • D. 

      Metaphor

  • 25. 
     Which figure of speech do the following lines from "All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace" illustrate?   Where deer stroll peacefully past computers as if they were flowers with spinning blossoms
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Paradox

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