Elements Of Poetry Quiz: MCQ Trivia

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Elements Of Poetry Quiz: MCQ Trivia

Elements of poetry quiz: MCQ trivia. There are certain elements that make a good poem that is also attractive to the reader. Do you know the different types of poems, and what makes them stand out from each other? How do you check for a rhyme in a poem or its structure? This quiz will help you learn some more about poems and see how well you identify each of them. Check it out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A group of words in poetry is a
    • A. 

      Stanza

    • B. 

      Line

    • C. 

      Rhyme scheme

    • D. 

      Paragraph

  • 2. 
    A group of lines in poetry is a
    • A. 

      Stanza

    • B. 

      Line

    • C. 

      Rhyme scheme

    • D. 

      Paragraph

  • 3. 
    What does the following line of poetry mean?when the skies cry in anger
    • A. 

      Someone is upset

    • B. 

      The sky is too bright and blinding

    • C. 

      There are people arguing

    • D. 

      It is raining and there is thunder and lightning

  • 4. 
    Evaluate the following:An ape ate Ace’s acorn.
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Rhyme

    • C. 

      Stanza

  • 5. 
    Which type of poem is this? It's always special at the park. The fun gets going after dark. The air is gentle, like a hug. You can catch a lightning bug.
    • A. 

      Couplet

    • B. 

      Diamante

    • C. 

      Cinquain

    • D. 

      Acrostic

  • 6. 
    What kind of poem is this an example of? Shiny and Bright Under the heavens Near to the Earth
    • A. 

      Couplet

    • B. 

      Diamante

    • C. 

      Cinquain

    • D. 

      Acrostic

  • 7. 
    What type of poem is this?Fork          Sharp, Silver           Picking, Feeding, Helping            Pasta, Dinner, Breakfast, Cereal          Scooping, Feeding, Spooning          Cupped, Silver          Spoon
    • A. 

      Couplet

    • B. 

      Diamante

    • C. 

      Acrostic

    • D. 

      Cinquain

  • 8. 
    What type of poem is this an example of?Penguinblack, whitewaddling, swimming, leapinga tuxedo in the cold wateremperor
    • A. 

      Couplet

    • B. 

      Diamante

    • C. 

      Cinquain

    • D. 

      Acrostic

  • 9. 
    The following sentence is and example of what type of figurative language?Lane Welch was as tall as a tree.
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Metaphor

  • 10. 
    The following sentence is and example of what type of figurative language?Love is a sad and lonely flower.
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Metaphor

  • 11. 
    This type of poem has 2 lines in each stanza, the last word of each line has to rhyme, and each line has the same amount of syllables. 
    • A. 

      Acrostic

    • B. 

      Diamante

    • C. 

      Cinquain

    • D. 

      Couplet

  • 12. 
    This type of poem has a topic idea running down the left side of the poem. Each letter in the topic has a new word or phrase that runs off the side from left to right and describing the topic.  
    • A. 

      Diamante

    • B. 

      Couplet

    • C. 

      Cinquain

    • D. 

      Acrostic

  • 13. 
    This type of poem has 5 lines and doesn't rhyme.  It is about one subject.
    • A. 

      Acrostic

    • B. 

      Cinquain

    • C. 

      Diamante

    • D. 

      Couplet

  • 14. 
    This type of poem has 7 lines and is in the shape of a diamond.  It has 2 subjects.
    • A. 

      Acrostic

    • B. 

      Couplet

    • C. 

      Cinquain

    • D. 

      Diamante

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