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  • 1. 

    What line of poetry follows the famous line "I think that I shall never see"?

    • A.

      A Poem Lovely As A Tree

    • B.

      A Poem About You And Me

    • C.

      A Lake As Wide As The Sea

    • D.

      A Book Of Poetry

    Correct Answer
    A. A Poem Lovely As A Tree
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "A Poem Lovely As A Tree." This line follows the famous line "I think that I shall never see." It suggests that the speaker believes that there is nothing as beautiful or inspiring as a poem that describes the beauty of a tree. The line highlights the speaker's appreciation for nature and the power of poetry to capture its essence.

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  • 2. 

    In what century did the poet Emily Dickinson live?

    • A.

      17th Century

    • B.

      21st Century

    • C.

      20th Century

    • D.

      19th Century

    Correct Answer
    D. 19th Century
    Explanation
    Emily Dickinson lived in the 19th Century. She was born on December 10, 1830, and died on May 15, 1886. She is widely regarded as one of the greatest American poets of all time. Dickinson's poetry was mostly unpublished during her lifetime, and it was only after her death that her work gained recognition and acclaim. Her unique style, characterized by unconventional punctuation, capitalization, and syntax, as well as her exploration of themes such as death, nature, and the self, have made her a highly influential figure in American literature.

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  • 3. 

    The way a poem looks is called its what?

    • A.

      Form

    • B.

      Lines

    • C.

      Paragraphs

    • D.

      Imagery

    Correct Answer
    A. Form
    Explanation
    Form refers to the physical appearance or structure of a poem, including its layout, line breaks, and stanzas. It encompasses the overall shape and organization of the poem on the page. The way a poem looks can greatly impact the reader's experience and interpretation of the poem. Different forms, such as sonnets or haikus, have specific rules and guidelines for their structure.

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  • 4. 

    What is the traditional arrangement of numbers of syllables in Haiku?

    • A.

      Two, Three, Two

    • B.

      Six, Three, Six

    • C.

      Five, Seven, Five

    • D.

      One, Two, Three

    Correct Answer
    C. Five, Seven, Five
    Explanation
    The traditional arrangement of numbers of syllables in Haiku is Five, Seven, Five. Haiku is a form of Japanese poetry that consists of three lines. The first line has five syllables, the second line has seven syllables, and the third line has five syllables. This structure allows for a concise and focused expression of a moment or observation.

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  • 5. 

    Which type of poetry is in a long narrative style?

    • A.

      Haiku

    • B.

      Epic

    • C.

      Free Verse

    • D.

      Sonnet

    Correct Answer
    B. Epic
    Explanation
    An epic is a type of poetry that is characterized by its long narrative style. Epics typically tell a story or recount the adventures of a hero or group of heroes. They often involve grand themes, such as the struggle between good and evil, and are known for their detailed descriptions and elevated language. Examples of famous epics include Homer's "Iliad" and "Odyssey" and Milton's "Paradise Lost".

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  • 6. 

    Today I smile, so what did I do yesterday?

    • A.

      Smiled

    • B.

      Smiling

    • C.

      Smiles

    • D.

      Smiler

    Correct Answer
    A. Smiled
    Explanation
    The question asks for what the person did yesterday if they are smiling today. The correct answer is "Smiled" because it is the past tense form of the verb "smile."

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  • 7. 

    Of these words, which one means "unlimited knowledge"?

    • A.

      Transcendental

    • B.

      Omniscient

    • C.

      Pundit

    • D.

      Circumspect

    Correct Answer
    B. Omniscient
    Explanation
    The word "omniscient" means having unlimited knowledge or knowing everything. It is derived from the Latin words "omni" meaning all and "scientia" meaning knowledge. Therefore, out of the given options, "omniscient" is the word that means "unlimited knowledge".

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  • 8. 

    How did the hero of the series "Encyclopedia Brown" get his nickname?

    • A.

      He Sells Encyclopedias

    • B.

      He Works In A Library

    • C.

      He Is A Writer

    • D.

      He Is Very Smart

    Correct Answer
    D. He Is Very Smart
    Explanation
    The hero of the series "Encyclopedia Brown" got his nickname because he is very smart. This suggests that his intelligence and knowledge are comparable to that of an encyclopedia, hence the nickname "Encyclopedia."

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  • 9. 

    Who is the author of the "Mary Marony" series of books?

    • A.

      Suzy Kline

    • B.

      Laura Ingalls Wilder

    • C.

      Beverly Cleary

    • D.

      Ursula K. Le Guin

    Correct Answer
    A. Suzy Kline
    Explanation
    Suzy Kline is the author of the "Mary Marony" series of books.

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  • 10. 

    In the book "The Velveteen Rabbit", on what special day was the Rabbit brought home?

    • A.

      Birthday

    • B.

      Christmas

    • C.

      Easter

    • D.

      Valentine's Day

    Correct Answer
    B. Christmas
    Explanation
    In the book "The Velveteen Rabbit", the Rabbit was brought home on Christmas day. This special day is significant because it represents a time of joy, love, and giving. The Christmas season is often associated with the act of receiving and giving gifts, which aligns with the Rabbit being given as a present to the child. Additionally, Christmas is a time when families come together, and the Rabbit's arrival on this day symbolizes the beginning of a new bond and friendship between the Rabbit and the child.

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  • 11. 

    What terrible disease did the boy have in "The Velveteen Rabbit"?

    • A.

      Scarlet Fever

    • B.

      Chickenpox

    • C.

      Mumps

    • D.

      Measles

    Correct Answer
    A. Scarlet Fever
    Explanation
    In "The Velveteen Rabbit," the boy had Scarlet Fever. This disease is a highly contagious bacterial infection that causes a red rash and high fever. It was a common childhood illness during the time the book was written. Scarlet Fever plays a significant role in the story as it leads to the boy's toys being burned, including the Velveteen Rabbit.

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