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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 24 quizzes and 265 trivia questions in this category.
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1
Bad Pickup Lines: Poetry Edition 10 questions

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?
Average
adams627
480 plays
2
Who's That Poet? 10 questions

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
4176 plays
3
Who's That Other Poet? 10 questions

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
2637 plays
4
Name That Poet In Three Clues! 10 questions

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.
Average
bottle_rocket
2391 plays
5
Poetic Parodies 10 questions

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
1764 plays
6
It Was the Best of Rhymes 10 questions

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?
Average
LadyNym
Feb 25 17
216 plays
7
Memorable Poetry Recalled 10 questions

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.
Average
bracklaman
1440 plays
8
Tonight We Dream In Poems 10 questions

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...
Average
themats
435 plays
9
Poet Tree 10 questions

Match the poet to his poem.
Average
nyirene330
Aug 06 16
372 plays
10
Match the Poem Title to the Author 10 questions

I have listed a selection of poetry titles. Can you match them to the correct author? Enjoy.
Average
rubytops
423 plays
11
Poet Laureates of the UK 10 questions

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.
Average
Spontini
234 plays
12
Poet's Corner 10 questions

Can you match the poem title to the correct poet?
Easy
nyirene330
417 plays
13
Modern Poets and Their Works 10 questions

This quiz is designed to test how much you know about modern world poets ... enjoy!
Difficult
nerthus
618 plays
14
A World of Women Poets 20 questions

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
1068 plays
15
Famous Poems 20 questions

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
2013 plays
16
W. B. throws a party 10 questions

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
414 plays
17
"The Nation's Favourite Poems" Name the Author 10 questions

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
540 plays
18
Name the Poet From the Line 10 questions

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
1425 plays
19
Averse to Verse? 10 questions

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
297 plays
20
They Were Poets and They Knew it. 10 questions

This series of questions concerns English writers of the nineteenth century. Tragedy and tomfoolery abounds. Have fun and good luck.
Average
yowzayowza
318 plays
21
16th - 18th Century British Poetry 10 questions

Identify the poet from either the lines or title provided.
Average
RavenHex
681 plays
22
Books of Poetry 10 questions

Rather than dealing with individual poems, this quiz asks you to identify the author of certain books of poetry
Average
robert362
813 plays
23
Name The Poet 15 questions

I will give you the name of a poem, you name the poet.
Tough
jodan1st
1701 plays
24
Modern Male Poets 10 questions

Modern male poets, a treat to get to know these wonderful poets
Tough
gbryananderson
486 plays
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