Ozymandias Quiz Questions And Answers

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Have you read the poem Ozymandias? If yes, then take this amazing Ozymandias quiz and test your knowledge of this popular poem. Ozymandias is one of the best creations by Percy Bysshe Shelley and is appreciated worldwide. The poem is written in the form of a sonnet and highlights the fact that all power is temporary, no matter how prideful or tyrannical a ruler is. If you like this poem, then you must take this quiz and see how well you can score in this quiz. So, let's start the quiz then. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is the statue of?
    • A. 

      Casanova Frankenstein

    • B. 

      Ozymandias

    • C. 

      Percy Shelley

    • D. 

      Judas Iscariot

  • 2. 
    What is the meter of the poem?
    • A. 

      Iambic Pentameter

    • B. 

      Trochaic Pentameter

    • C. 

      Iambic tetrameter

    • D. 

      Dactylic Pentameter

  • 3. 
    What is ironic about the inscription on the pedestal and the statue?
    • A. 

      It describes someone other than the statue

    • B. 

      It describes a humble king yet the statue is gigantic

    • C. 

      It describes a mighty king yet the statue is desolate and decaying

    • D. 

      It describes the traveler

  • 4. 
    Describe the statue. (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Grinning

    • B. 

      Life-size

    • C. 

      Abandoned

    • D. 

      Unrecognizable

    • E. 

      Decaying

    • F. 

      Frowning

  • 5. 
    What type of poem is this?
    • A. 

      Haiku

    • B. 

      Sonnet

    • C. 

      Ballad

    • D. 

      Prose

  • 6. 
    Who is telling the story of Ozymandias?
    • A. 

      Ozymandias

    • B. 

      The traveler

    • C. 

      Percy Bysshe Shelley

    • D. 

      Broseidon King of th Brocean

  • 7. 
    In the line "Hands that mocked them", whose hands is it referring to?
    • A. 

      The Traveler

    • B. 

      The sculptor

    • C. 

      Ozymandias

    • D. 

      God

  • 8. 
    What is the literal translation of "ozymandias"?
    • A. 

      Ruler of All

    • B. 

      King of Kings

    • C. 

      Slave of the Sands

    • D. 

      Ruler of Air

  • 9. 
    Who is Ozymandias?
    • A. 

      An honored Slave

    • B. 

      The Blue Raja

    • C. 

      A once powerful king

    • D. 

      Ozzy Osbourne's brother

  • 10. 
    What/Who is surrounding the statue?
    • A. 

      Nothing

    • B. 

      The ruins of Ozymandias' kingdom

    • C. 

      The city where the traveler lives

    • D. 

      Flowers

  • 11. 
    Who is the audience?
    • A. 

      Ozymandias

    • B. 

      Does not address a specific audience

    • C. 

      The traveler

    • D. 

      Axl Rose

  • 12. 
    What is the initial setting of the poem? (not the place that is being described by the traveler)
    • A. 

      Not specified

    • B. 

      Greece

    • C. 

      Egyptian desert

    • D. 

      Museum

  • 13. 
    What does the statues abandonment symbolize?
    • A. 

      "No man is an island"

    • B. 

      The eventual downfall of power

    • C. 

      The lonliness that we all feel

    • D. 

      Absence of government in a society

  • 14. 
    What time of day is it?
    • A. 

      Close to midnight

    • B. 

      Sunset/Dusk

    • C. 

      Dawn

    • D. 

      Unknown

  • 15. 
    What is the central theme of the poem?
    • A. 

      Material things will eventually be destroyed

    • B. 

      Man's excessive pride will lead to his inevitable fall and decline in power

    • C. 

      All gods have mortal traits

    • D. 

      Justin Bieber can't sing

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