Ozymandias By Percy Bysshe Shelley Quiz

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Ozymandias By Percy Bysshe Shelley Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the speaker mean by "an antique land"?
    • A. 

      The place the traveler comes from is old.

    • B. 

      The traveler comes from a place of historical value.

    • C. 

      The traveler came from a place where elderly people like to shop.

    • D. 

      Both A and B are correct.

  • 2. 
    The author, Percy Bysshe Shelley, advocated many causes, such as:
    • A. 

      Social justice between classes

    • B. 

      Women's right to vote

    • C. 

      Prohibition of alcohol

    • D. 

      Only eating meat on Friday

  • 3. 
    Ozymandias was a real pharaoh
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The "shattered visage" refers to
    • A. 

      The whole statue of Ozymandias

    • B. 

      The broken face lying in the sand

    • C. 

      A town which has fallen into ruin

    • D. 

      The smiling face of Ozymandias' statue

  • 5. 
    What does the traveler mean by "the hand [of Ozymandias] that mocked them"?
    • A. 

      Ozymandias liked to crack jokes about the lower class

    • B. 

      He was praising them kindly

    • C. 

      He had power over them as the pharaoh

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Ozymandias is a poem about a once famous, powerful leader.  Now nothing but a destroyed statue remains.  What do you think the theme of this poem is?
    • A. 

      Powerful people should build more statues

    • B. 

      Statues do not last very long

    • C. 

      Fame and power do not last very long

    • D. 

      The more money you have, the more statues you can build

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