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Practice - Poetry - 04

Welcome, young poets-in-the-making! Dive into the world of poetry with this fun and educational quiz. We'll explore different types of poems, poetic devices, and more. Don't worry if you can't answer all the questions. This quiz is about learning and having fun. Aren't you excited? Then, let's set the rhyme in motion!
1.
What is a Limerick?
A serious poem
A poem consisting of seven lines
A five-line poem, often funny
A poem with repeating lines
A limerick is a kind of humorous verse of five lines with an AABBA rhyme scheme.
2.
What is personification?
The use of the same letter at the beginning of words
Giving human qualities or abilities to animals or objects
The use of exaggeration for emphasis
An unpleasant pattern of sound
Personification is a figure of speech that gives human traits and qualities, such as emotions, desires, sensations, gestures and speech, often by way of a metaphor, to non-human beings or objects.
3.
Which of these words is onomatopoeia?
Plop
Crunch
Swish
All of the above
Onomatopoeia is the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named. For example, 'buzz', 'boom', or 'gurgle'.
4.
Which of these is a metaphor?
You devil!
You beast!
You monster!
All of the above
A metaphor is a figure of speech that directly compares one thing to something else. It states that one thing IS another.
5.
What is a couplet in poetry?
A stanza made up of four lines
A two-line stanza in a poem
A stanza made up of five lines
A stanza with no rhyme
A couplet is a pair of successive lines of poetry that usually rhyme.
6.
What is a stanza in a poem?
A sequence of rhyming lines
A pause at the end of a line
A collection of lines, like a paragraph in a story
The title of a poem
A stanza in a poem is a collection of lines. It functions the same way a paragraph does in a story.
7.
What does 'rhythm' in poetry refer to?
The rhyme scheme of a poem
The repetition of the same sound at the beginning of words
The speed at which a poem is read
The pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables
In poetry, the rhythm, also known as metre, involves the patterned distribution of stressed and unstressed syllables in lines of specific lengths.
8.
What is alliteration?
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
The repetition of vowel sounds in a line of text
The repetition of the same word or phrase
The repetition of the same line in a verse
Alliteration is the repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning of most of the words in a sentence.
9.
Which of the following words rhyme?
Poll and doll
Yacht and cot
Bough and cough
Pal and fall
End Rhymes are words that have the same ending sounds and are usually placed at the end of the poem's line.
10.
What is a Haiku?
A poem with 14 lines
A poem with 3 lines
A poem with no rhymes
A poem with 5 lines
A Haiku is a Japanese form of poetry, which consists of 3 lines.
Author:  Graeme Haw

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