My Last Duchess (Poem) Quiz

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Have you read the poem- "My Last Duchess" by the popular poet Robert Browning? If yes, then you must try playing this 'My Last Duchess Quiz' that is given below. This quiz is based entirely on the context of the poem 'My Last Duchess'. Do you think you'll be able to pass this test? Let's see how much you score on this quiz. So, get ready and start answering these questions. Good luck with this test!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where does this poem take place?
    • A. 

      Carentan, France

    • B. 

      Ferrara, Italy

    • C. 

      Amberg, Germany

    • D. 

      Cardiff, England

  • 2. 
    What does the Duke mean by “Her (the Duchess’s) looks went everywhere?”
    • A. 

      She was too easily distracted by things and, therefore, did not pay enough attention to the Duke.

    • B. 

      She suffered from Amblyopia causing her eyes to look in different directions of each other and cause the Duke to see her as unattractive.

    • C. 

      She was tempted by other men and very unfaithful to the Duke.

    • D. 

      She was overly cautious and her eyes were constantly scanning for danger.

  • 3. 
    What is the structure of this poem?
    • A. 

      Rhymed Iambic Pentameter

    • B. 

      Free-verse

    • C. 

      Un-rhymed Iambic tetrameter

    • D. 

      Un-rhymed iambic pentameter

  • 4. 
    How would the tone of this poem best be described?
    • A. 

      Mischievous

    • B. 

      Ironic

    • C. 

      Unsettling

    • D. 

      Pompous

    • E. 

      Threatening

  • 5. 
    What is the word mantle as used in the poem? "“Her mantle laps over my lady’s wrist too much.”
    • A. 

      A shelf or counter

    • B. 

      A bracelet

    • C. 

      A cloak

    • D. 

      An exotic fruit

  • 6. 
    My Last Duchess is a ___________. 
    • A. 

      Autobiographical poem

    • B. 

      Dramatic monologue

    • C. 

      Dramatic lyric

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    The story of this poem belongs to which century? 
    • A. 

      Nineteenth Century

    • B. 

      Sixteenth Century

    • C. 

      Twentieth Century

    • D. 

      Eighteenth Century

  • 8. 
    The portrait of the Duchess was painted by _______. 
    • A. 

      Claus of lunsbruck

    • B. 

      Neptune

    • C. 

      Fra Pandolf

    • D. 

      Farris Smith

  • 9. 
    The poem was published in the year _______. 
    • A. 

      1842

    • B. 

      1860

    • C. 

      1858

    • D. 

      1863

  • 10. 
    What is the setting of this poem? 
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Greece

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      London

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