Poem Quizzes & Trivia

Poems are designed to convey experiences, ideas, or emotions in a vivid and imaginative way, characterized by the use of language chosen for its sound and suggestive power and by the use of literary techniques such as meter, metaphor, and rhyme. Do you remember this from the school classes? Then let’s see if you can answer a couple of questions we’ve prepared for you: what are the most common metrical feet in English?

Which are the ways of creating repetitive patterns of sound? Can you name the most natural form of rhythm in the English language? If these seemed easy to you, then you should check out our new quizzes and see how well you can score. Roses are red, violets are blue, impress us with an answer, would you?

Comprehension quiz on Bradstreet's poem

Questions: 12  |  Attempts: 1094   |  Last updated: Feb 15, 2013
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    In her poem, Bradstreet mostly criticizes herself for-

If you are an English student out there in the world, this quiz is for you especially dealing with the poem Talking in Their Sleep. It is specifically designed to help you find out how much knowledge you have on the poem.

Questions: 7  |  Attempts: 287   |  Last updated: Sep 5, 2017
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    What is the main idea of the poem? 

The Wanderer And Dream Of The Rood are two poems that are an idea to teach someone on poems and different structures in use. The quiz below is designed to not only test your understanding of the structure and vocabulary in the...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 222   |  Last updated: Aug 12, 2019
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    This Old English word means 'fate' at the opening of the Wanderer.

Have you ever heard the poem Design By Robert Frost? This poem sheds some light about the universe in a way that most people do not understand and it is a perfect work of art. How well did you understand the poem? Are you looking...

Questions: 4  |  Attempts: 213   |  Last updated: Sep 27, 2019
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    What type of poem is Design?

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 208   |  Last updated: Aug 14, 2013
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    The poem is about

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Poem Questions & Answers

Was the poet also bullied when at school?
In this poem it about home not school so where does school join the picture
What does she mean when Bradstreet writes, "Thou hast an house on high erect."?
Anne Bradstreet is known as being one of the first people to come to America. She was a Puritan which was a strict group of people who came to America for religious freedom. They settled in the New England area. One Puritan who became famous for her
What for Bradstreet mostly criticizes herself in her poem?
D. In her poem, Bradstreet mostly criticizes herself for-Valuing material possessions too much
Where does the poet talk about school in the poem?
William Blake wrote the poem "The Schoolboy." In this work, he compared being at school on a beautiful summer day the same as being trapped in a cage. In the second paragraph of the poem, Blake starts to talk about school and how it drives