10th Grade Poetry Quiz Trivia

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10th Grade Poetry Quiz Trivia

How much do you remember about 10th grade poetry? Well, put your thinking cap on because it’s time to go back to school, as you answer questions on poems like “Woman with Flower” and “Offspring”.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Conceit

    • B. 

      Corrupting

    • C. 

      Fostering

    • D. 

      Gallantry

    • E. 

      569

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      The leaf isolates itself from other leaves

    • B. 

      The leaf wants to create its own illusions

    • C. 

      The leaf prefers to seek its own destination

    • D. 

      The leaf avoids previously established paths

    • E. 

      722

  • 3. 
    The author of "Woman with Flower" suggests tthat "Too eager tenderness" will most likely
    • A. 

      Prompt a loved one to flee.

    • B. 

      Compel a loved one to be resentful.

    • C. 

      Amplify the anxieties of a loved one.

    • D. 

      Restrict the development of a loved one.

  • 4. 
    Which word best describes the tone of "Woman with Flower"?
    • A. 

      Indifferent

    • B. 

      Instructive

    • C. 

      Reverent

    • D. 

      Somber

  • 5. 
    The speaker of "Offspring" does not refer to herself in the last 10 lines of the poem. Why does the author most likely structure the poem in this way?
    • A. 

      To indicate the daughter's growing separation from the speaker

    • B. 

      To suggest that the speaker is becoming a more sociable person

    • C. 

      To show that the speaker is describing someone else's observations

    • D. 

      To emphasize the daughter's diminishing importance to the speaker

  • 6. 
    Which phrase best describes both the gardener in "Woman with Flower" and the speaker of "Offspring"?
    • A. 

      Devoted, but anxious

    • B. 

      Distressed, but cautious

    • C. 

      Attentive, but impractical

    • D. 

      Industrious, but indecisive

  • 7. 
    Which excerpt best expresses the theme of both "Woman with Flower" and "Offspring"?
    • A. 

      "Let the soil rest from so much digging…"

    • B. 

      "Much growth is stunted by too careful prodding…"

    • C. 

      "The things we love we have to learn to leave alone."

    • D. 

      "Extend my self to that far atmosphere / Only my dreams allow."