British Poetry Quiz
A quiz on poets and poetry. 8 Questions.
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How many (approx) 11- to 17-year-olds have entered 2012's Young Poet of the Year Award?
Who did Elizabeth II appoint Poet Laureate on 1 May, 2009?
Carol Ann Duffy
What is missing word from Shakespeare's sonnet: 'Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? Thou art more lovely and more *********'?
Who wrote 'Ode to Autumn', that opens "Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun;"?
Percy Bysshe Shelley
George Gordon Noel
Who wrote 'If' that opens, "If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs and blaming it on you"?
Robert Louis Stevenson
Which poet wrote "How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight"?
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Which film used the W.H.Auden poem that opens "Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone, Prevent the dog from barking with a juicy bone"?
Four Weddings and a Funeral
The Boat That Rocked
Dead on Time
Which poet wrote "O, wad some Power the giftie gie us To see oursels as others see us! It wad frae monie a blunder free us"?
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