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Potty About Poetry

Mixed questions on poets and poetry 10 Questions.

 
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1

What were the first names of poet W.B. Yeats?

  • William Bruce
  • William Bryson
  • William Butler
  • William Brandon

2

"Drink to me only with thine eyes,And I will pledge with mine,Or leave a kiss but in the cup,And i'll not look for wine."First lines written by which poet?

  • Ben Johnson
  • John Donne
  • Thomas Nashe
  • Richard Corbet

3

What connects Nicholas Rowe, Robert Southey, Robert Bridges and Andrew Motion?

  • All 18th century poets
  • All metaphysical poets
  • All were poet laureate
  • All Cavalier poets

4

English poet Florence Margaret Smith was better known as?

  • Maggie
  • Sandy
  • Florrie
  • Stevie

5

Who wrote the poem "Suicide in the Trenches"?

  • Wilfred Owen
  • Rupert Brooke
  • Siegfried Sassoon
  • Julian Grenfell

6

Which poet won the 1995 Nobel Prize for Literature?

  • Ted Hughes
  • Seamus Heaney
  • Michael Rosen
  • Hugo Williams

7

"Let me not to the marriage of true mindsAdmit impediments" is the first line of which of Shakespeare's sonnets?

  • 108
  • 112
  • 116
  • 120

8

Which poet is the odd one out?

  • Thomas Carew
  • Richard Lovelace
  • Robert Herrick
  • John Dryden

9

"Defining the Problem", "Bloody Men", "The Orange" and "Valentine" are the "Serious Concerns" of who?

  • Wendy Cope
  • Stevie Smith
  • Sylvia Plath
  • Carol Duffy

10

In a BBC survey in the 1990's which poem was voted the "Nation's Favourite"?

  • The Lady of Shalott by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  • The Listeners by Walter de le Mare
  • Not Waving But Drowning by Stevie Smith
  • If by Rudyard Kipling

 

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