Poetry Terms Test! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Poetry Terms Test! Trivia Questions Quiz

There are three types of poetry in English, which include narrative, dramatic, and lyrical. Most people can’t tell the difference between the three unless they have dived more in-depth into the world of poetry. The quiz below is designed to test out what you know when it comes to poetry terms and how to write a good one too. Give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Group of lines that make up a section of a poem.
    • A. 

      Group

    • B. 

      An order

    • C. 

      Stanza

    • D. 

      Staz

    • E. 

      Paragraph

  • 2. 
    A comparision of unlike things using "like" or "as". ex: his face was like a wrinkled prune.
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Figurative language

  • 3. 
    A comparision of two unlike things. ex:  his face was a wrinkled prune.
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Figurative language

  • 4. 
    A word that sounds like what it names or does.  Ex: Snap, Buzz, Rumble.
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • D. 

      Simile

    • E. 

      Metaphor

  • 5. 
    Giving a non-human object human qualities. Ex:  The sun winked at the children playing in the yard.
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Onomatopeia

    • C. 

      Metephor

    • D. 

      Personification

    • E. 

      Simile

  • 6. 
    Repeating the same beginning sounds in a line of words. ex:  so sweet, so silv'ry its thy voice.
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Symbolism

    • D. 

      Metaphor

    • E. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 7. 
    A way of saying something other than the literal meaning of the words.
    • A. 

      Symbolism

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Figurative language

    • E. 

      Hyberbole

  • 8. 
    An object or act that represents an idea, an emotion, or another object. ex:  doves represent peace and freedom
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Figurative language

    • C. 

      Pun

    • D. 

      Allusion

    • E. 

      Symbolism

  • 9. 
    A play on words
    • A. 

      Allusion

    • B. 

      Pun

    • C. 

      Symbolism

    • D. 

      Allusion

    • E. 

      End rhyme

  • 10. 
    Bold,deliberate exaggeration for enphasis
    • A. 

      Hyperbole

    • B. 

      Symbolism

    • C. 

      Pun

    • D. 

      Allusion

    • E. 

      End rhyme

  • 11. 
    A reference to a famous person thing or literature.
    • A. 

      Hyperbole

    • B. 

      Pun

    • C. 

      Allusion

    • D. 

      End rhyme

    • E. 

      Internal rhyme

  • 12. 
    What is this?Violets are blue.And so are you.
    • A. 

      External rhyme

    • B. 

      End rhyme

    • C. 

      Internal rhyme

    • D. 

      Pun

    • E. 

      Allusion

  • 13. 
    What is this?I trace the curtain lace with my fingerThinking that I still must dust the sill.
    • A. 

      End rhyme

    • B. 

      Pun

    • C. 

      External rhyme

    • D. 

      Allusion

    • E. 

      Internal rhyme