Poetry Quiz

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Poetry Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is to assess your basic poetry knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is an example of alliteration?
    • A. 

      My hair is a vast forest.

    • B. 

      I sat by the river. I lived by the sea. I died by the lake.

    • C. 

      Pants are like legs.

    • D. 

      Dogs dodge digging dandelions.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is an example of onomatopoeia?
    • A. 

      The truck winked at me.

    • B. 

      The cat was as mad as a tree.

    • C. 

      Lazy lizards lounge.

    • D. 

      Whisper, slap, smack I hear in the lunchroom.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is an example of a metaphor?
    • A. 

      The glasses smiled at me.

    • B. 

      Cute cats chase toys.

    • C. 

      Snow is like the sun.

    • D. 

      My life is a dream.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is an example of repetition?
    • A. 

      The dog smiles at the cat.

    • B. 

      Toward the lake, toward the wood.

    • C. 

      Jumpy jelly jokes.

    • D. 

      The sun is as sad as the grass in the morning.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is an example of a simile?
    • A. 

      Talking turtles torture teachers.

    • B. 

      I am like a cloud.

    • C. 

      The dog smiles at me.

    • D. 

      Meow, woof, tweet went the animals.

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