Poetic Techniques - Year 8 Corpus Christi Catholic High School

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This quiz will test your pre knowledge for our poetry unit.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is Prose 
    • A. 

      Writing with paragraphs

    • B. 

      Writing with lines and stanzas

    • C. 

      Group of lines (similar to a paragraph)

    • D. 

      The feeling you get when you recite poetry

  • 2. 
    The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words within the same  line of a poem is an example of
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Allusion

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Rhyme

  • 3. 
    A rhetorical device were a speaker of the poem addresses a non-human or innanimate object as if it can hear him or her, but expects no reply in return.
    • A. 

      Consonance

    • B. 

      Apostrophe

    • C. 

      Imagery

    • D. 

      Meter

  • 4. 
    An intended extreme exaggeration.
    • A. 

      Free Verse

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Assonance

    • D. 

      Hyperbole

  • 5. 
    A situation in which what is expected to happen contradicts what actually happens.
    • A. 

      Sonnet

    • B. 

      Couplet

    • C. 

      Blank Verse

    • D. 

      Irony

  • 6. 
    2 rhyming words that are in 2 lines consecutively and rhyme.
    • A. 

      Couplet

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • D. 

      Inversion

  • 7. 
    The repetition of vowel sounds within the same line of a poem.
    • A. 

      Assonance

    • B. 

      Extended Metaphor

    • C. 

      Imagery

    • D. 

      Meter

  • 8. 
    A figure of speech in which a direct comparison is made between 2 unlike subjects.
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Inversion

  • 9. 
    A situation in which what is expected to happen contradicts what actually happens. 
    • A. 

      Verbal Irony

    • B. 

      Situational Irony

    • C. 

      Internal Rhyme

    • D. 

      Sonnet

  • 10. 
    A group of lines in a poem that contain the same thematic idea, meter, or rhyme pattern.
    • A. 

      Verbal Irony

    • B. 

      Symbol

    • C. 

      Stanza

    • D. 

      Blank Verse

  • 11. 
    The repetition of consonant sounds within words in the same line of a poem.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Consonance

    • C. 

      Symbol

    • D. 

      Sonnet

  • 12. 
    A writer's attitude toward the subject which he or she is writing.
    • A. 

      Symbol

    • B. 

      Irony

    • C. 

      Tone

    • D. 

      Situational Irony

  • 13. 
    A figure of speech in which "like" or "as" is used to compare unlike subjects.
    • A. 

      Imagery

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Meter

  • 14. 
    A 14 line poem usually written in rhymed iambic parameter that usually has a theme surrounding some type of love.
    • A. 

      Free Verse

    • B. 

      Couplet

    • C. 

      Shakespearean

    • D. 

      Sonnet

  • 15. 
    Use of descriptive words and phrases that appeal to the five senses
    • A. 

      Rhyme Scheme

    • B. 

      Inversion

    • C. 

      Imagery

    • D. 

      Free Verse

  • 16. 
    A line of poetry where the rhyme occurs inside the line.
    • A. 

      Free Verse

    • B. 

      Blank Verse

    • C. 

      Stanza

    • D. 

      Internal Rhyme

  • 17. 
    The rhythmical patterns or beat in a line of poetry
    • A. 

      Inversion

    • B. 

      End Rhyme

    • C. 

      Meter

    • D. 

      Assonance

  • 18. 
    A figure of speech in which a comparison of two unlike things is developed througout several lines of a poem.
    • A. 

      Extended Metaphor

    • B. 

      Meter

    • C. 

      Free Verse

    • D. 

      Blank Verse

  • 19. 
    A figure of speech in which a comparison of two unlike things is hinted at indirectly.
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Implied Metaphor

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Consonance

  • 20. 
    The words at the end of a line that rhymes.
    • A. 

      Rhyme Scheme

    • B. 

      Meter

    • C. 

      Inversion

    • D. 

      End Rhyme

  • 21. 
    A form of poetry without any rhyme or meter.
    • A. 

      Allusion

    • B. 

      Hyperbole

    • C. 

      Free Verse

    • D. 

      Blank Verse

  • 22. 
    A sound device in which the spelling of the word demonstrates the actual sound it is intended to make
    • A. 

      Allusion

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Meter

    • D. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 23. 
    A person or object that represents another object or idea.
    • A. 

      Imagery

    • B. 

      Symbol

    • C. 

      Internal Rhyme

    • D. 

      Couplet

  • 24. 
    What is spoken is different from what is meant
    • A. 

      Situational Irony

    • B. 

      Sonnet

    • C. 

      Verbal Irony

    • D. 

      Internal Rhyme

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