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Practice - Creative Writing - 09

Greetings to all you aspiring poets! This delightful quiz aims to challenge your understanding of creative writing in relation to crafting beautiful poems. Let's see how familiar you are with style, rhythm, rhymes, and all that makes a poem resonate. Remember that poetry is an art - there's room for creativity, interpretation, and bending the rules. Let's begin, and may you find enjoyment on this poetic journey!
1.
'The howling wind kept me awake.' This line shows...
Metaphor
Simile
Personification
Hyperbole
Personification is giving human traits or characteristics to non-human objects. In this case, 'wind' is given the human action of 'howling'.
2.
What term is used when words start with the same sound, as in 'Sally sells seashells'?
Simile
Alliteration
Assonance
Rhyme
Alliteration is the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words. In 'Sally sells seashells', the 's' sound is repeated.
3.
What's a haiku?
A twenty-line narrative poem
A fourteen-line poem about love
A three-line poem with a 5-7-5 syllable count
An eight-line poem that does not rhyme
A haiku is a traditional form of Japanese poetry that is composed of three lines with syllable count of 5, 7, and 5 respectively.
4.
What does 'rhyme scheme' refer to?
The title of the poem
The pattern of end rhymes or lines
The emotional tone of the poem
The subject of the poem
Rhyme scheme refers to the ordered pattern of rhymes at the ends of the lines of a poem.
5.
'Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?' is an example of what device?
Metaphor
Alliteration
Simile
Onomatopoeia
This line from Shakespeare's sonnet is a simile - a comparison using 'like' or 'as'. Here, he compares someone to a summer's day.
6.
What is a stanza in a poem?
The title of the poem
A grouping of lines
The rhythm of the poem
The last line in a poem
A stanza, also known as a 'verse', is a group of lines forming the basic recurring metrical unit in a poem.
7.
What is an acrostic poem?
A poem with a hidden message in the first letters of each line
A poem without any rhymes
A poem that tells a story
A poem that describes a scene
An acrostic poem is one in which the first letter of each line spells out a word or phrase when read vertically.
8.
What's the term for a word that sounds like the noise it's describing, like 'buzz' or 'pop'?
Alliteration
Imagery
Metaphor
Onomatopoeia
Onomatopoeia is a word that phonetically imitates, resembles or suggests the sound it describes, like 'buzz', 'pop', or 'bang'.
9.
What is a sonnet?
A poem of sixteen lines
A five-line whimsical poem
A fourteen-line poem
A poem without structure
A sonnet is a fourteen-line poem traditionally written in iambic pentameter. It originated from Italy and is usually about love.
10.
What is a limerick?
A sad, reflective poem
A long, narrative poem
A funny, five-line poem with a specific metre and rhyme scheme
A poem without any set structure
A limerick is a humorous, five-line rhymed poem, often with a distinct rhythm.
Author:  Graeme Haw

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