World Poetry Day Quiz 21/03/2012
Do you know your sonnet from your stanza? 12 Questions.
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What poet defined the term â€œBeatâ€ movement?
J D Salinger
Who was the first Poet Laureate of England?
Which poet wrote the poem â€œWaste Landâ€ the first two lines,"April is the cruellest month,breeding Lilacs out ofthe dead land, mixing"?
T S Eliot
Which famous poem begins with the following line:-â€œ Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and wearyâ€?
Paul Revereâ€™s Ride - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The Raven - Edgar Allan Poe
The Ghost - Charles Baudelaire
The Dance of the Dead - Johann W Von Goethe
Who was the first poet to win the â€œNobel Prize for Literatureâ€?
T S Eliot
William Butler Yeats
This type of poem is usually a long poem that tells the story of a significant event or personâ€™s life?
William Shakespeare wrote many â€œloveâ€ poems. This the first line of one them, â€œO Mistress mine, where are you roamingâ€, what is the second line?
Journeys end in loversâ€™ moaning
Stay and hear; your true loveâ€™s coming
Come closer your hair needs combing
That can sing both high and foaming
â€œShe goes but softly, but she goeth sure,She stumbles not, as stronger creatures doâ€, this is from a John Bunyan poem. What creature is he talking about?
Upon a Snail
Two Little Kittens
When Fishes Set Umbrellas Up
What completes this line, â€œHow do I love theeâ€¦â€¦â€?
When thou dost not love me
Let me count the ways
Thy heart belongs to another
With all my heart and soul
What completes this line, â€œStone walls do not a prison makeâ€¦..?
When your spirit is free
So hide a file inside the cake
because stone can bend and break
Nor iron bars a cage
This poetâ€™s torrid affairs eventually made him an outcast in British society. Who was he?
In the poem â€œThe Rime of the Ancient Marinerâ€, the narrator who is the Mariner, stops a man and relates his tale. Where was the man going?
A Political Meeting
The ship chandlerâ€™s shop
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