Poetry Final

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Poetry Quizzes & Trivia

The final exam of the poetry unit.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Are 14 lines and contain an iambic pentameter

    • B. 

      Are normally short and try to convey a single thought or idea

    • C. 

      Are about heroic deeds done by heroes

    • D. 

      Has no common structure and uses much figurative speech

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      A poem of mourning, loose in form

    • B. 

      Tells a story, has a plot and an ending

    • C. 

      Always has 14 lines and uses iambic pentameter

    • D. 

      No structure, uses figure of speech

  • 3. 
    In the poem "O Captain My Captain!" by Walt Whitman what poetry device does Whitman use to show that Lincoln is the Captain and that his ship is the country?
    • A. 

      Extended metaphor

    • B. 

      Figure of speech

    • C. 

      Iambic Pentameter

    • D. 

      Imagery

  • 4. 
    In the poem Valentine for Ernest Mann what helps you know that it is a lyric poem?
    • A. 

      It is short and implies emotions. Gives many examples to create imagery.

    • B. 

      Long and tells the story of heroic deeds

    • C. 

      14 lined and often about nature

    • D. 

      Tells a story, has a plot and an ending

  • 5. 
    Which of these types of poems are narrative poems?
    • A. 

      Ballad and Sonnet

    • B. 

      Ode and Elegy

    • C. 

      Epic and Elegy

    • D. 

      Epic and Ballad

  • 6. 
    Which of these two types of poems are lyric poems?
    • A. 

      Ballad and Epic

    • B. 

      Free Verse and Epic

    • C. 

      Ode and Narrative

    • D. 

      Ode and Elegy

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Helps create and set a mood of a poem

    • B. 

      Helps to get to know the characters

    • C. 

      Sets up the setting of a poem

    • D. 

      Helps move along the plot of a poem

  • 8. 
    A poem that has the characteristics of: loose in form, celebrates one particular object and can be unstressed or stressed?
    • A. 

      Elegy

    • B. 

      Sonnet

    • C. 

      Ode

    • D. 

      Narrative

  • 9. 
    A poem that has the characteristics of: Long, use of extended metaphors,serious and or sad.
    • A. 

      Sonnet

    • B. 

      Elegy

    • C. 

      Ode

    • D. 

      Free Verse

  • 10. 
    Which of these words is an onomatopoeia? 
    • A. 

      Crash, bang, buzz, bark

    • B. 

      Run, jump, play, fun

    • C. 

      Read, write, think, follow

    • D. 

      Eat, sleep, shower, sneeze

  • 11. 
    A poem with the characteristics of: loose in form, can be rhymed or unrhymed, and normally addresses one object is a?  
    • A. 

      Elegy

    • B. 

      Ode

    • C. 

      Lyrical Poem

    • D. 

      Free Verse

  • 12. 
    In the poem The Cremation of Sam Mcgee, you know it is a Ballad because?
    • A. 

      It tells a story, uses simple rhymes, uses a refrain and tells of a supernatural event

    • B. 

      It tells of a heroic deed which is usually long, and uses imagery

    • C. 

      It is a poem of mourning with extended metaphors, imagery, and is usually serious or sad

    • D. 

      Has 14 lines, uses Iambic Pentameter, and is usually about nature

  • 13. 
    In Paul Revere's Ride you know the poem is a narrative because?
    • A. 

      It is a poem of mourning with extended metaphors, imagery, and is usually serious or sad

    • B. 

      It tells a story, uses simple rhymes, uses a refrain and tells of a supernatural event

    • C. 

      It engages you with knowledge about Paul Revere

    • D. 

      It tells a story with a beginning, a plot, a setting, characters and an end

  • 14. 
    A Narrative poem often contains what?
    • A. 

      Symbols

    • B. 

      Conflict

    • C. 

      Rhymes

    • D. 

      Iambic Pentameter

  • 15. 
    An example of a simile would be?
    • A. 

      Her stare is a cold snake bite

    • B. 

      My love for her is as big as the ocean

    • C. 

      The leaves danced all around me as I waled home

    • D. 

      I could eat a horse right now!

  • 16. 
    Two lines that rhyme is called a?
    • A. 

      End Rhyme

    • B. 

      Rhythm

    • C. 

      Couplet

    • D. 

      Refrain

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      I am as tired as a sloth

    • B. 

      Your running faster than the speed of light

    • C. 

      Bark, slap, crash

    • D. 

      You are a mean witch

  • 18. 
    If a poem has the characteristics of : can be sad or humorous, usually about death, loss or betrayal, uses simple language and usually includes a supernatural event it is a? 
    • A. 

      Ballad

    • B. 

      Ode

    • C. 

      Epic

    • D. 

      Free Verse

  • 19. 
    If a poem has the characteristics of: Long, tell of heroic deeds, formal, uses similes, personification and metaphors and uses elegant language, it is a?
    • A. 

      Narrative Poem

    • B. 

      Ode

    • C. 

      Sonnet

    • D. 

      Epic

  • 20. 
    Which of these are lyric poem(s)?
  • 21. 
    An ode's purpose is to?
  • 22. 
    A lyric poem's purpose is to?
  • 23. 
    How can an elegy's characteristics achieve to mourn something or someone. 
  • 24. 
  • 25. 
    Beowulf and Casey at the Bat are both example stories of?
  • 26. 
    Valentine of Earnest Mann is a lyric poem because?
  • 27. 
    Oh Captain my Captain is a?
  • 28. 
    A poem that has 14 lines, uses Iambic Pentameter and is often about nature is most likely a? 
  • 29. 
  • 30. 
    How do the characteristic of a ballad help achieve its purpose of telling a story?