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Poets and Poetry Quiz

Poems and Poetry through the years. Who wrote what... 12 Questions.

 
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1

Who wrote "Kubla Khan?"

  • William Wordsworth
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • John Keats

2

He wrote "Songs of Innocence and of Experience". Who was he?

  • William Blake
  • William Wordsworth
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley

3

Who wrote the poem "Dover Beach"?

  • Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  • Robert Browning
  • Matthew Arnold

4

Whose first significant poem was entitled "The Isle of Statues?"

  • William Yeats
  • Walter de la Mare
  • Robert Graves

5

Who wrote the sonnet "The Soldier"?

  • Wilfred Owen
  • Rupert Brooke
  • John Keats

6

He wrote the poem "Adlestrop". Who was he?

  • W.H. Davies
  • Edward Thomas
  • Wlfred Owen

7

His poem "Funeral Blues" was featured in the film "Four Weddings and a Funeral". Who was he?

  • Stephen Spender
  • W.H. Auden
  • Louis Mac Neice

8

"Do not go gentle into that good night".Who wrote this well known poem?

  • Dylan Thomas
  • Gerard Manley Hopkins
  • R.S.Thomas

9

"Summoned by Bells" is a collection of poetry by this popular poet.

  • Philip Larkin
  • John Betjeman
  • Seamus Heaney

10

"The Whitsun Wedding" and "High Windows" are collections of poems by this poet.

  • Seamus Heaney
  • Philip Larkin
  • Ted Hughes

11

The most notable work by this poet was entitled "The Bell Jar".

  • Sylvia Plath
  • Frances Burney
  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning

12

He was originally a member of the group "The Scaffold". He went on to write several books of poetry including the poem "At Lunchtime A Story of Love. " Who is he?

  • Brian Patten
  • Edward Lucie-Smith
  • Roger McGough

 

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