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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Poetry Questions

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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 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 9 :: Poetry by childress
                is an exaggeration.
  1. metaphor
  2. alliteration
  3. cliche
  4. hyperbole
Grade 9 :: Poetry by childress
The dog was as graceful as he could be. He was a ballerina.
  1. simile
  2. metaphor
  3. alliteration
  4. cliche
Grade 9 :: I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud by cjohn121
Which of these lines from the poem, " I wandered lonely as a cloud," is an example of a simile?
  1. "I wandered lonely as a cloud..."
  2. "They stretched in never-ending line..."
  3. "....Tossing their heads in sprightly dance."
  4. "I gazed-and gazed-but little thought..."
Grade 9 :: Poetry by JG57585
Which of the following is the best example of an oxymoron?
  1. "Water water everywhere nor any drop to drink"
  2. "All the world's a stage"
  3. "Great humility"
  4. "Dusk demands daylight"
Grade 9 :: Jabberwocky by szeiger
Which reading strategy can you use to understand the nonsense words in the poem?
  1. Context clues
  2. Visualize
  3. Sound out the word
  4. Use prior knowledge
Grade 9 :: Jabberwocky by szeiger
The word "snicker-snack" is an example of:
  1. Alliteration
  2. Onomatopoeia
  3. Rhythm
  4. Symbolism
Grade 9 :: Jabberwocky by szeiger
Stanzas 1 and 7 best demonstrate which literary technique?
  1. Rhyme
  2. Repetition
  3. Alliteration
  4. Imagery
Grade 9 :: Jabberwocky by szeiger
What is the father's reaction when he discovers his son has slain the Jabberwock?
  1. Angry
  2. Disappointed
  3. Joyous
  4. Happy
Grade 9 :: Jabberwocky by szeiger
The word "slithy" in the first line of the poem is used as an:
  1. adverb
  2. verb
  3. adjective
  4. noun
Grade 9 :: Jabberwocky by szeiger
Which word or phrase is not used to describe the Jabberwock?
  1. Eyes of flame
  2. Burbled
  3. Wiffling
  4. Frumious
Grade 9 :: Analysis of Baseball by Chrismeyer
In "Analysis of Baseball," the words dud, thwack, and pow are an example of which sound device?
  1. alliteration
  2. assonance
  3. consonance
  4. onomatopoeia
Grade 9 :: Poetry by tlewis
What does the phrase "my heart leaps up..." mean in the following lines?

"My heart leaps up when I behold
A rainbow in the sky..."
  1. His heart is beating fast
  2. He is getting old
  3. He doesn't like nature
  4. He is very happy
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