Understanding Poem: Literary Devices Quiz

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Understanding Poem: Literary Devices Quiz

Do you write poems, or love to read them? How well do you understand the literary devices? Take the online quiz and answer some simple questions to test yourself and learn interesting facts as you play.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Comparing two objects based on similar characteristics or features with word 'like' or 'as if' is the definition of ....
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Imagery

  • 2. 
    ... is a set of descriptive words that appeal to the senses.
    • A. 

      Imagery

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Rhyme

  • 3. 
    The following statement is an example of METAPHOR. The trees dance with the wind.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    In the following sentence we can find an example of IRONY. A firehouse was burned down.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Complete the following sentence to make a proper PERSONIFICATION. The news infuriates him, Like the sea _____ in a violent storm.
  • 6. 
    I feel so happy that even the sun _____.
    • A. 

      Is shining down

    • B. 

      Is hiding from me

    • C. 

      Is smiling at me

    • D. 

      Is heating up

  • 7. 
    What literary device can we find in the following poem? Roses are red, Violets are blue. Though your love is dead, My heart is still for you.
    • A. 

      Theme

    • B. 

      Imagery

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Rhyme

  • 8. 
    The underlined words in the following poem is an example of .... The blue sky is calling to me, asking me to join the clouds. Rising above the earth, I will soar to new heights and find freedom in the wind.
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Irony

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Metaphor

  • 9. 
    The blue sky is calling to me, asking me to join the clouds. Rising above the earth, I will soar to new heights and find freedom in the wind. The theme of the poem above is about ....
    • A. 

      Nature

    • B. 

      Friendship

    • C. 

      Love

    • D. 

      Family

  • 10. 
    Complete the following sentence with proper IMAGERY. The _____ scent of my sister's perfume invaded my nostrils.
  • 11. 
    The way I see it, I'm smarter than you. Because I fell in love with you, And you still haven't. The poem above contains a literary device of ....
    • A. 

      Irony

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Metaphor

  • 12. 
    The buzzing bee buzz busily around. The sentence above contains the literary device of ...
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Theme

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Rhyme

  • 13. 
    The pen is mightier than a sword. The statement above contains the literary device of ....
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Alliteration

  • 14. 
    Love is like a dream! The statement above contains the literary device of ....
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Irony

  • 15. 
    Two roads diverged in a yellow wood And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; The theme of the poem above is about ...
    • A. 

      Making decision

    • B. 

      Falling in love

    • C. 

      Living in despair

    • D. 

      Earning a living

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