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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) Poetry Questions

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Grade 8 :: Poetry by ccpitre
Repeated consonant sounds in a line of poetry.
  1. hyperbole
  2. alliteration
  3. personification
  4. simile
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 8 :: Poetry by mmstum
Poetry doesn't have to rhyme.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 8 :: Poetry by phillipjreese
This figure of speech describes one object or idea as if it were something very different:
  1. metaphor
  2. assonance
  3. alliteration
  4. personification
Grade 8 :: Poetry by phillipjreese
When a poet gives a non-human or non-living object human qualities, this is called:
  1. personification
  2. humanitarianism
  3. peopleing
  4. cheating and lying
Grade 8 :: Poetry by phillipjreese

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In poetry, repetition is the recurrence of the same:
  1. word only
  2. phrase only
  3. sound only
  4. word, phrase or sound
Grade 8 :: Poetry by phillipjreese

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Alliteration is the repetition of these sounds at the beginnings of words:
  1. vowel
  2. loud
  3. consonant
  4. rhymable
Grade 8 :: Poetry by phillipjreese
A word that is used to represent a sound is called:
  1. onomatopoeia
  2. idontknowdoyouah
  3. rhyme
  4. denoument
Grade 8 :: Poetry by phillipjreese
When interpreting poetry it is very important to explain:
  1. the author's birthplace
  2. the author's wife's name
  3. the meaning and message of the poem
  4. the mean and mode of the set
Grade 8 :: Poetry by phillipjreese
Boom, pow, crash and meow are examples of this sound device:
  1. boompowcrashmeow
  2. repetition
  3. onomatompoeia
  4. alliteration
Grade 8 :: Poetry by shelleygeorge
Predator in the night
Eyes flashing with intent
Hunting for something to feed
Her and her young
She claws up a tree to perch high above
To watch closely and carefully
Ready to kill, ready to provide
So that they can live another day

What would be a possible theme for the poem?
  1. People turn into animals if they are left in the wild.
  2. Hunting is a dangerous sport if you aren't careful.
  3. Watch out for predators.
  4. The predator instinct exists within everyone when faced with survival.
Grade 8 :: Poetry by phillipjreese

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Another name for poetry is:
  1. prose
  2. pros
  3. verse
  4. bros
Grade 8 :: Poetry by phillipjreese
This type of poem expresses the thoughts and feelings of a single speaker often in very musical verse:
  1. narrative poetry
  2. syllabic poetry
  3. lyric poetry
  4. lyricist lounge show
Grade 8 :: Poetry by phillipjreese

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Unlike alliteration, assonance is the repetition of these sounds after DIFFERENT consonant sounds. Example: "fade" and "hay."
  1. consonant
  2. loud
  3. funky
  4. vowel
Grade 8 :: Poetry by phillipjreese
TWO LINES of rhyming poetry set apart from other stanzas is called a:
  1. rhyming couplet
  2. rhythm nation
  3. brimey deep
  4. BBC's Coupling
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