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QUIZ WHIZ: Of poets and poetry

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By US Desk
Fri, 09, 21

Which of these poets is said to have died by leaping from a cliff into the sea?

1. Who was the greatest poet of Russia’s golden age?

A) Leo Tolstoy

B) Alexander Pushkin

C) Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

D) Charles Baudelaire

QUIZ WHIZ: Of poets and poetry

2. Which of these poets is said to have died by leaping from a cliff into the sea?

A) Sappho

B) John Keats

C) Alfred Lord Tennyson

D) Sarojini Naidu

QUIZ WHIZ: Of poets and poetry

3. In what poem does a sailor suffer bad luck for killing an albatross?

A) Gunga Din

B) Hiawatha

C) The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

D) The Odyssey

QUIZ WHIZ: Of poets and poetry

4. Who wrote the long poem “The Waste Land”?

A) A.A. Milne

B) W.H. Auden

C) T.S. Eliot

D) C.S. Lewis

5. What is the most common meter in English poetry?

A) Iambic pentameter

B) Hemistich

C) Hexameter

D) Aeolian meter

QUIZ WHIZ: Of poets and poetry

6. Who is the national poet of Scotland?

A) Robert Louis Stevenson

B) Ossian

C) Robert Burns

D) Danny Boyle

QUIZ WHIZ: Of poets and poetry

7) Who wrote the poem “Jabberwocky”?

A) Robert Lowell

B) Lewis Carroll

C) Robert Burns

D) Charles Dickens

QUIZ WHIZ: Of poets and poetry

8, Which of these is not a poetic form?

A) Haiku

B) Sestina

C) Epic

D) Almanac

QUIZ WHIZ: Of poets and poetry

9) Which of these words relates to poetry?

A) Mater

B) Metre

C) Motor

D) Mitre

QUIZ WHIZ: Of poets and poetry

10) Which of these was a 19th-century American poet?

A) Emily Dickinson

B) Helen Hayes

C) Madam Curie

D) Florence Nightingale