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This is the Poetry quiz for our poetry unit. It covers types of poetry and terminology related to poetry.

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 5878   |  Last updated: Nov 22, 2019
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    Prose

Poetry is one of the ways in which people use to portray their emotions and message to the intended readers or listeners. Are you new students taking up poetry but you do not know which type of poetry speaks most about you as a...

Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 2292   |  Last updated: Aug 26, 2019
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    Alliteration is:

For this quiz, again you should fill the name box with your class period first, then your last name first, a comma, and your first name.  For instance, if my name were John Doe, and I had English 3rd period, I'd type,...

Questions: 32  |  Attempts: 1557   |  Last updated: Jan 16, 2019
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    -- a repetition of similar vowel sounds in words close together

There are some elements that lead to a poem being so enticing to the reader or writer. These elements include a rhyme scheme, meter, and word sounds. Over the past week, we have covered these elements in detail and how to...

Questions: 9  |  Attempts: 1264   |  Last updated: Feb 22, 2019
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    A segment of a poem that is divided into groups of lines is called a:

Do you know that the best-selling poets ever are Shakespeare, LaoTzu and Khalil Gbran? If you are on the journey to becoming a poet then the quiz below is perfect to help you in the journey. Use the works cited to answer...

Questions: 6  |  Attempts: 1026   |  Last updated: Feb 20, 2019
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    The voice telling the poem; a poem may have more than one speaker; the speaker and the poet are not necessarily the same?




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Poetry Questions & Answers


Which of the following is an example of onomatopoeia?
To be honest, this questions confuse me a bit as lazy lizards lounge cannot be considered as an onomatopoeia as lizards do not make that kind of a sound whereas whispers, slaps and smacks are the typical sounds that you might hear and should be consi
What is rhyme in poetry?
The correct answer to this question is B. The use of words with the same vowel and consonant. In a poem, rhymes occur at the end of the line. An example is a popular nursery rhyme that children are growing up learning. It says roses are red; violets
What literary element is the following extract an example of? Do not go gentle into that good night,Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light.
The following extract is an example of Symbolism. In poetry, symbolism is something that can be used to represent something else. The symbols in poetry are used to enhance the overall feel or the beauty of the written piece. Furthermore, symbols also
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