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Poetry Questions - All Grades

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The Poetry questions below are in the following grade levels: Kindergarten
Grades: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 College
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Grade 4 :: Poetry by Asenath
The appearance of the words on the page in poetry is known as:
  1. stanza
  2. form
  3. rhythm
  4. line
Grade 8 :: Poetry by ccpitre
Repeated consonant sounds in a line of poetry.
  1. hyperbole
  2. alliteration
  3. personification
  4. simile
Grade 7 :: Poetry by ABarkman01
Which of the following sentences does NOT contain an idiom?
  1. A dog ran after a rabbit.
  2. Those cards are a dime a dozen.
  3. Don't count your chickens before they hatch.
  4. It's raining cats and dogs out there.
Grade 8 :: Poetry by Grader
Which of the following is an example of a hyperbole?
  1. I was so thirsty I could drink all the water out of the gutter.
  2. I was so mad I forgot to wash my dog.
  3. I hit the car because I was so angry.
  4. My pet has orange skin like oranges.
Grade 8 :: Poetry by Michelleham
Lines of poetry are arranged into groups called:
  1. similes
  2. stanzas
  3. settings
  4. stories
Grade 7 :: Poetry by Kcalcote79
"Whenever the trees are crying aloud" is an example of:
  1. Simile
  2. Metaphor
  3. Alliteration
  4. Personification
Grade 9 :: Poetry by JG57585
Which of the following is the best example of alliteration?
  1. "Water water everywhere nor any drop to drink"
  2. "Dusk demands daylight"
  3. "All the world's a stage"
  4. great humility
Grade 11 :: Because I Could Not Stop for Death by aziff
In "Because I could not stop for Death," the three things that Death's carriage holds are...
  1. a way out, acceptance, and understanding
  2. hope, superstition, and truth
  3. death, the speaker, and immortality
  4. clarity, despair, and triumph
Grade 9 :: Poetry by JG57585
Which of the following is the best example of irony?
  1. "Water water everywhere nor any drop to drink"
  2. "Dusk demands daylight"
  3. "All the world's a stage"
  4. great humility
Grade 6 :: Poetry by skyebomb
'Once by the Pacific' by Robert Frost

The shattered water made a misty din.
Great waves looked over others coming in.

The figurative language in line 2 of this poem...
  1. makes the waves seem human
  2. compares the waves to one another
  3. exaggerates the size of the waves
  4. makes the reader hear the waves
Grade 7 :: Poetry by Janet_L
The 2 most popular rhythms in poetry are what?
  1. iambic and anapestic
  2. trochaic and dactylic
  3. iambic and trochaic
  4. dactylic and anapestic
Grade 8 :: Poetry by mmstum
Poetry doesn't have to rhyme.
  1. True
  2. False
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