Poetry Exam Quiz: Test Your Poetry Knowledge

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Hello and welcome to this incredible 'Poetry exam quiz' that we've created below to test your knowledge. This quiz is specially designed to test your basic knowledge of poetry concepts. Do you think you'll be able to crack this quiz? Let's find out today. Here, we'll ask you MCQ questions based on poetry facts, and you have to choose the correct option for every question. Your final score will be shown at the end. So, get ready and start answering. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Alliteration is the repetition of consonant sounds in poetry.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    An idiom is a saying that doesn't mean what the words say.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Mood is the repetition of consonant sounds in poetry.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A simile is a comparison that uses the word "between" to compare.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A simile is a comparison that uses the words "like" or "as" to compare.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Rhyme and onomatopoeia means that you have the same sounds at the end of poetry lines.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Rhyme and scheme means that you have the same sounds at the end of poetry lines.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Rhythm is a beat pattern in poetry.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Mood is the "attitude" a writer takes toward the subject or audience of a poem.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What is the feeling that a poem creates for the reader? It can be positive or negative.
    • A. 

      Mood

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Imagery

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 11. 
    What describes something as larger or wildly different than it actually is?
    • A. 

      Exaggeration

    • B. 

      Mood

    • C. 

      Imagery

    • D. 

      Simile

  • 12. 
    What is a group of lines called in poetry that give poems structure?
    • A. 

      Rhythm

    • B. 

      Symbol

    • C. 

      Stanza

    • D. 

      Imagery

  • 13. 
    What are two lines of poetry called?
    • A. 

      Octet

    • B. 

      Turcet

    • C. 

      Couplet

    • D. 

      Rythm

  • 14. 
    What is language that appeals to the senses in poetry? It creates pictures in the head.
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Imagery

    • C. 

      Idiom

    • D. 

      Simile

  • 15. 
    What are words that sound like the noises that they make? (e.g., BANG!)
    • A. 

      Tone

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • D. 

      Imagery

  • 16. 
    What type of speech gives human qualities to animals, objects and ideas? (e.g., the spider smiled)
    • A. 

      Mood

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Free verse

    • D. 

      Imagery

  • 17. 
    What is the "attitude" a writer takes toward the subject or audience of a poem?
    • A. 

      Tone

    • B. 

      Rhyme

    • C. 

      Scheme

    • D. 

      Simile

  • 18. 
    What is poetry written without any rhyme, rhythm or form? It sounds natural like everyday conversation.
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Free-verse

    • C. 

      Imagery

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 19. 
    What is something that stands for something more than just itself? (e.g., the American Bald Eagle)
    • A. 

      Rhythm

    • B. 

      Idiom

    • C. 

      Symbol

    • D. 

      Simile

  • 20. 
    The American Eagle is a "symbol" of our freedom.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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