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Poetry Power Quiz

A quiz about poets and poetry! 10 Questions.

 
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Which poem begins with the line, 'I wandered lonely as a cloud...'?

  • The Snowdrops
  • The Crocuses
  • The Daffodils
  • The Bluebells

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Who wrote, 'Ode to Autumn'?

  • John Keats
  • William Butler Yeats
  • William Shakespeare
  • William Wordsworth

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According to Coleridge's poem, what did Kubla Khan have built in Xanadu?

  • A fantasy castle
  • A magic maze
  • A pleasure-dome
  • A luxurious palace

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How many lines does a sonnet have?

  • 12
  • 14
  • 16
  • 18

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Can you name the collection of poems by TS Eliot on which the West End musical, 'Cats', is based?

  • Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats
  • Cat Poems for Children
  • Comical Cats
  • Cat Capers

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Who wrote, 'Oh to be in England/ Now that April's there.'?

  • Wilfred Owen
  • Robbie Burns
  • Robert Browning
  • William Shakespeare

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Who, in a sonnet, asked the question, 'Shall I Compare thee to a summer's day'?

  • William Blake
  • William Shakespeare
  • William Wordsworth
  • William Butler Yeats

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Who is the current Poet Laureate?

  • Andrew Motion
  • Gillian Clarke
  • Carol Ann Duffy
  • Simon Armitage

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Which Caribbean poet wrote, 'Praise Song For My Mother' and 'Hurricane Hits England'?

  • John Agard
  • Maya Angelou
  • Kamau Brathwaite
  • Grace Nichols

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Tennyson's poem, 'The Charge of the Light Brigade' was based on an incident that happened during which war?

  • The Boer War
  • The Napoleonic Wars
  • The Crimean War
  • The American War of independence

 

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