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Can you identify the poets in these quizzes from information about their lives, their poetry, or an extract from one of their most familiar poems?   

There are 27 quizzes and 295 trivia questions in this category.
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trivia quiz  Bad Pickup Lines: Poetry Edition Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, adams627, Jan 09 16

I'm trying to imitate love poetry of some of the greatest poets of history, but for some reason, something's not going right. Can you still identify through substance and style which poets might have penned these lines?
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adams627
Jan 09 16
546 plays
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photo quiz  Who's That Poet? cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, stedman, Mar 29 12

Can you identify these poets from their pictures? To help you, some clues about their life and works have been given as well.
Easy
stedman editor
Mar 29 12
4392 plays
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photo quiz  Who's That Other Poet? cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, stedman, May 14 12

Since my previous "Who's That Poet?" quiz only took us up to the letter "K", a sequel was surely inevitable. As before, the pictures are supported with clues about their life and works.
Easy
stedman editor
May 14 12
2799 plays
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trivia quiz  Name That Poet In Three Clues! cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, bottle_rocket, Mar 16 10

How do you love poetry? Let's count the ways and see if you recognize some of the world's greatest poets from a line of their poetry and two other interesting tidbits.
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bottle_rocket gold member
Mar 16 10
2547 plays
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trivia quiz  Poetic Parodies cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, TabbyTom, Jul 20 05

Verse parody in English is as least as old as Chaucer, but this quiz deals with the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Can you identify the poets who are the authors or targets of ten parodies?
Average
TabbyTom gold member
Jul 20 05
1872 plays
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trivia quiz  Memorable Poetry Recalled cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, bracklaman, Jul 08 07

This quiz is about poems I have loved and lived with since I was a child. I delight in sharing them with you now. So, I give you some first lines of some memorable poems and a clue or two and you tell me the poet.
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bracklaman
Jul 08 07
1575 plays
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trivia quiz  Poet Laureates of the UK 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Spontini, Nov 01 14

The Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom is a member of the Royal Household. He or she is appointed by the monarch to write poems celebrating important state occasions.
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Spontini gold member
Nov 01 14
267 plays
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trivia quiz  Modern Poets and Their Works 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, nerthus, Apr 11 00

This quiz is designed to test how much you know about modern world poets ... enjoy!
Difficult
nerthus
Apr 11 00
633 plays
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trivia quiz  Tonight We Dream In Poems 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, themats, Aug 03 05

Whoa. What a curious dream. I'm sitting in this unfamiliar, grand dining room with settings for 12. In walk ten individuals, some I recognize and some I don't. They begin to talk in verse. I take a seat and invite you to join me...
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themats
Aug 03 05
465 plays
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match quiz  Poet Tree 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Aug 06 16

Match the poet to his poem.
Average
nyirene330
Aug 06 16
402 plays
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match quiz  Poet's Corner 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Jul 03 16

Can you match the poem title to the correct poet?
Easy
nyirene330
Jul 03 16
459 plays
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trivia quiz  A World of Women Poets 20 questions
Tough, 20 Qns, LilahDeDah, Aug 27 04

Her name, birth country, birth year, the title of (or a line from) one of her poems. I'll give you three (I'm generous like that) and you pick the fourth. The real objective is to learn more about these well-versed women. For the poetry-obsessed only!
Tough
LilahDeDah
Aug 27 04
1146 plays
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match quiz  Match the Poem Title to the Author 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rubytops, Apr 24 16

I have listed a selection of poetry titles. Can you match them to the correct author? Enjoy.
Average
rubytops gold member
Apr 24 16
573 plays
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match quiz  It Was the Best of Rhymes 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Feb 25 17

For the first task of the Leg #2 of the Amazing Race, on behalf of the Last Ones In I present you some of my favourite English-language poems. Can you match the lines to the poems they belong to and their authors?
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LadyNym gold member
Feb 25 17
1347 plays
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trivia quiz  "The Nation's Favourite Poems" Name the Author 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, cmt101, Nov 04 07

All poems are taken from the BBC's book: "The Nation's Favourite Poems." I will give you two lines from each poem and ask you to pick the author.
Average
cmt101
Nov 04 07
564 plays
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trivia quiz  Famous Poems 20 questions
Average, 20 Qns, sapient, Jul 29 02

This is a poem for all those who love poetry. I will give you the name of a famous poem, and you choose the poet who wrote it!
Average
sapient
Jul 29 02
2061 plays
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trivia quiz  Name the Poet From the Line 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, professorjon, Aug 14 02

Name the poet from the line. There is of course a catch. I have put the poem in the words of famous actors and you know they have a tendency to ad lib.
Difficult
professorjon
Aug 14 02
1437 plays
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trivia quiz  W. B. throws a party 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, Fiachra, Sep 09 03

Brrrr! W.B., I do wish you would not hold soirees in this drafty tower. How many of W.B. Yeats distinguished literary guests do you recognise? You need to really know your poets for this quiz. Enjoy.
Difficult
Fiachra
Sep 09 03
423 plays
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match quiz  Poetic Licence 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, gme24, Aug 06 18

Identify the poet from the first two opening lines of a poem.
Average
gme24 gold member
Aug 06 18
210 plays
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trivia quiz  Averse to Verse? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, alexis722, Oct 27 12

This quiz is about the poetry of ten mixed writers, some of whom influenced the others. Their works have lasted for many generations. Don't be averse, please enjoy!
Average
alexis722
Oct 27 12
306 plays
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trivia quiz  16th - 18th Century British Poetry 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, RavenHex, Mar 27 02

Identify the poet from either the lines or title provided.
Average
RavenHex
Mar 27 02
693 plays
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trivia quiz  They Were Poets and They Knew it. 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, yowzayowza, Dec 30 05

This series of questions concerns English writers of the nineteenth century. Tragedy and tomfoolery abounds. Have fun and good luck.
Average
yowzayowza
Dec 30 05
336 plays
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trivia quiz  Books of Poetry 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, robert362, Feb 04 01

Rather than dealing with individual poems, this quiz asks you to identify the author of certain books of poetry
Average
robert362
Feb 04 01
828 plays
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match quiz  Poet's Lines 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, wjames, Aug 25 18

Trying something new for my 100th quiz, my first foray into poetry. Please match the author with the (hopefully) recognizable lines from their famous poem.
Easy
wjames gold member
Aug 25 18
312 plays
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trivia quiz  Modern Male Poets 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, gbryananderson, Nov 02 00

Modern male poets, a treat to get to know these wonderful poets
Tough
gbryananderson
Nov 02 00
489 plays
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trivia quiz  Name The Poet 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, jodan1st, Apr 03 01

I will give you the name of a poem, you name the poet.
Tough
jodan1st
Apr 03 01
1716 plays
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match quiz  Poems and Their Poets 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, AlexT781, Aug 02 18

Match each poem with the person who authored it. Poems are from various eras and poets, both from the US and UK.
Easy
AlexT781 gold member
Aug 02 18
372 plays
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