To A Skylark Poem Quiz: Trivia!

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  • 1. 
    Shelley was a student of what school in which he was expelled?
    • A. 

      Harvard

    • B. 

      Columbia

    • C. 

      Oxford

    • D. 

      Cambridge

  • 2. 
    Shelley's wife is best known for which work?
    • A. 

      Frankenstein

    • B. 

      The Scarlett Letter

    • C. 

      Uncle Tom's Cabin

    • D. 

      The Last Man

  • 3. 
    What is the length of a Skylark?
    • A. 

      22 cm

    • B. 

      10 inches

    • C. 

      8 inched

    • D. 

      18 cm

  • 4. 
    How long can a Skylark roughly live?
    • A. 

      5 years

    • B. 

      9 years

    • C. 

      12 years

    • D. 

      14 years

  • 5. 
    What does the speaker appear to envy over the Skylark?
    • A. 

      The bird's song

    • B. 

      The easy life of a bird

    • C. 

      The ability to fly

    • D. 

      The freedom the bird has

  • 6. 
    During the poem, Shelley begins using what literary device for five straight stanzas.
    • A. 

      Asyndeton

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Kenning

  • 7. 
    What is the speaker's request to the Skylark in the last stanza?
    • A. 

      For the bird to land near him to eat

    • B. 

      To be taught

    • C. 

      To come back into sight

    • D. 

      To continue its song for a very long time

  • 8. 
    How does the speaker compare the Skylark to a "high born maiden"
    • A. 

      The Maiden has beauty like the bird's song

    • B. 

      They both are up high where they are out of sight

    • C. 

      The Maiden gives her heart as a Skylark sings with their heart

    • D. 

      The poet does not make this comparison

  • 9. 
    Besides a Skylark, what is another greatly famous poem from the nineteenth century?
    • A. 

      Ode to a Nightingale

    • B. 

      The Raven

    • C. 

      The Crow

    • D. 

      The Song of the Cranes

  • 10. 
    Shelley wrote with what artistic drive?
    • A. 

      Impulse

    • B. 

      Deep thought

    • C. 

      Life experience

    • D. 

      Love for literature