5th Grade - Literature Trivia Questions

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5th Grade - Literature Trivia Questions

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  • 1. 
    What error in grammar neglects punctuation between independent clauses?
    • A. 

      A Compound Sentence

    • B. 

      A Fused Sentence

    • C. 

      A Complicated Sentence

    • D. 

      A Comma Splice

  • 2. 
    Which is a fused sentence?
    • A. 

      She Sang, But He Slept

    • B. 

      She Slept, And He Sang

    • C. 

      He Sang And She Listened

    • D. 

      He Sang, And She Listened

  • 3. 
    What does hyperbole do?
    • A. 

      Correlates

    • B. 

      Exaggerates

    • C. 

      Coordinates

    • D. 

      Explodes

  • 4. 
    Which of these is hyperbole?
    • A. 

      I Heard You

    • B. 

      I Told You A Billion Times

    • C. 

      I Said It Already

    • D. 

      I Listened To You

  • 5. 
    What famous poet named Nash wrote funny poems for kids?
    • A. 

      Nathan Nash

    • B. 

      Robert Nash

    • C. 

      Ogden Nash

    • D. 

      Joel Nash

  • 6. 
    The work of what famous American poet inspired the musical "Cats"?
    • A. 

      Sylvia Plath

    • B. 

      Emily Dickinson

    • C. 

      T.S. Eliot

    • D. 

      Walt Whitman

  • 7. 
    If a poem does not have a specific meter, what style is it?
    • A. 

      Sonnet

    • B. 

      Free Verse

    • C. 

      Limerick

    • D. 

      Lyric

  • 8. 
    When Carl Sandburg says "the fog comes on little cat feet", what poetic device is it?
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Allegory

    • D. 

      Rhyme

  • 9. 
    Which of these was the subject of a poem by Lewis Carroll?
    • A. 

      The Killer Hamster

    • B. 

      The Jabberwock

    • C. 

      The Hydra

    • D. 

      The Hippogriff

  • 10. 
    What words start Lewis Carroll's "Jabberwocky"?
    • A. 

      Once Upon A Time

    • B. 

      Twas Brillig

    • C. 

      That's One Small Step For Man

    • D. 

      To Be Or Not To Be

  • 11. 
    What tree was in Lewis Carroll's famous nonsense poem "The Jabberwocky"?
    • A. 

      An Umbrella Tree

    • B. 

      Tumtum Tree

    • C. 

      A Redwood

    • D. 

      Oak Tree

  • 12. 
    What 19th century female poet wrote "The Rock and the Bubble"?
    • A. 

      Maya Angelou

    • B. 

      Louisa May Alcott

    • C. 

      Joyce Carol Oates

    • D. 

      Sylvia Plath

  • 13. 
    In the poem "The Rock and the Bubble", how was the rock personified?
    • A. 

      Dancing Merrily

    • B. 

      Marching Boldly

    • C. 

      Laughing Wildly

    • D. 

      Singing Sadly

  • 14. 
    What was the little bubble wearing in the poem "The Rock and the Bubble"?
    • A. 

      A Top Hat

    • B. 

      Red Slippers

    • C. 

      A Beaded Necklace

    • D. 

      A Rainbow Robe

  • 15. 
    To what little rodent did Robert Burns dedicate a poem?
    • A. 

      A Capybara

    • B. 

      A Mouse

    • C. 

      A Rat

    • D. 

      A Squirrel

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