Grammar Quiz

Poetry Quiz


The poet appeals the readers to keep quiet for

A. 20 seconds

B. 1 hour

C. 30 seconds

D. 1 second

The pattern of rhyme that comes at the end of each line or verse.

A. meter

B. rhyme scheme

C. alliteration

Poem designed to take a particular shape or form on the page.

A. concrete

B. couplet

C. limerick

What according to the poet would interrupt the sadness of man’s life?

A. Great laughter

B. Huge silence

C. Arguments

D. Fights

The pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in poetry.

A. end rhyme

B. meter

C. metaphor

The poet of ‘Keeping Quiet’ is

A. P.B Shelley

B. Vikram Seth

C. Pablo Neruda

D. Kamala Das

What does man threaten himself with?

A. Death

B. Birth

C. Robbery

D. Suicide

Silly poem that has rhyme and beat.

A. free verse

B. haiku

C. nonsense

The types of wars the poet talks about are

A. Green wars, wars with gas, wars with fire

B. Verbal wars

C. Technological warfare

D. Nuclear wars

The poet wants the entire humanity to

A. Keep talking

B. Keep running

C. Keep laughing

D. Keep still

A comparison of two unlike things NOT using the words “like” or “as”.

A. simile

B. alliteration

C. metaphor

Pairing the last word in one line with the last word on the next line.

A. end rhyme

B. meter

C. couplet

Cold sea is which poetic device?

A. Personification

B. Transferred epithet

C. Metaphor

D. Alliteration

The last word in a line will be echoed by a word placed in the beginning or in the middle of the following line.

A. internal rhyme

B. end rhyme

C. quatrain

The repetition of the beginning sound.

A. alliteration

B. onomatopoeia

C. simile

Funny, sometimes rude, poems set in AABBA rhyme scheme.

A. concrete

B. limerick

C. ode

Poem with five syllables in the first line, seven syllables in the second, and five syllables in the third.

A. haiku

B. free verse

C. couplet

Poem typically written to praise a person, event, or thing.

A. ode

B. haiku

C. acrostic

What kind of a moment would it be when everyone is silent?

A. Terrible

B. Painful

C. Exotic

D. Unforgettable

Can or cannot rhyme, it can have as many lines or stanzas as you want.

A. limerick

B. free verse

C. nonsense

Spells out a name, word, phrase, or message with the first letter of each line of the poem.

A. sonnet

B. acrostic

C. limerick

Rhymed group of four lines in a poem.

A. limerick

B. quatrain

C. acrostic

The comparison of two unlike things using the words “like” or “as”.

A. simile

B. onomatopoeia

C. metaphor

Sudden strangeness is one of the following poetic devices

A. Simile

B. Personification

C. Alliteration

D. Repetition

The men in the clean clothes would be walking with their

A. Nephews

B. Enemies

C. Colleagues

D. Brothers


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