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16 quizzes and 205 trivia questions.
  Location Location Location Location, Location, Location! top quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
So often it is that place provides the greatest inspiration to the human heart. Do you recognize these poems inspired by a particular place or location?
Average, 10 Qns, alaspooryoric, Dec 25 16
alaspooryoric gold member
Dec 25 16
583 plays
  Poetic Animals Poetic Animals top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
'Macavity's not there', or so said T S Eliot in 'Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats'. He's not the only poet to write about animals. Can you spot these poetic creatures?
Average, 10 Qns, rossian, Sep 05 17
rossian editor
Sep 05 17
843 plays
  Dead Poets Society Dead Poets Society popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
"All we are is dust in the wind", sings "Kansas", but that's not quite Robin Williams. He and many great authors instead advise "Seize the day!" Check out different poetic expressions of this. Best if you know and love poetry.
Average, 10 Qns, Godwit, Nov 06 18
Godwit gold member
Nov 06 18
331 plays
  Love, Poetically great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
One of the favourite topics for poets, there are many poems featuring love to choose from. Here are just ten of them for you to fall in love with.
Average, 10 Qns, rossian, Apr 07 19
rossian editor
Apr 07 19
1788 plays
  I See the Moon... editor best quiz top quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
...and the moon sees me". The moon has inspired our creativity for centuries, from the nursery rhyme mentioned in this quiz's title to the poems represented in the following questions. How many of these poems mentioning the moon do you recognize?
Average, 10 Qns, alaspooryoric, Feb 25 21
alaspooryoric gold member
Feb 25 21
330 plays
  Spring's Eternal Hopes best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Yes, yes, we've all heard Alexander Pope's declaration: "Hope springs eternal in the human breast". However, joy doesn't have to come from breasts: it can spring from spring itself! Here follows a quiz of famous classical poems about spring!
Average, 10 Qns, alaspooryoric, Dec 25 16
alaspooryoric gold member
Dec 25 16
451 plays
  Are You an Animal for Poetry? - 10 questions - 4 mins
The following quiz is a menagerie of poems praising everything from a curious cat to a cunning vixen. How many of these animal themed poems can you identify?
Easier, 10 Qns, dolano, Dec 25 16
Dec 25 16
1378 plays
  Write Me a Love Song popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Sonnets are usually amorous poems, and Shakespeare wrote some of the most famous in the English language. Many other famous writers have had a go at the genre, too!
Average, 10 Qns, AcrylicInk, Dec 25 16
AcrylicInk gold member
Dec 25 16
438 plays
  Dark Encounter! - 10 questions - 4 mins
This is a ghostly interlude. Do you travel by train? "Beware the shades of the haunted line, The wraiths of the silver track. They whisk you away where the sun can't shine- And never bring you back!" Identify the quotations in the text.
Average, 10 Qns, balaton, Dec 25 16
Dec 25 16
185 plays
  Lines from Poems (Flowers and Trees) - 10 questions - 5 mins
The poetic lines quoted contain references to flowers, fruits or trees. Can you identify the poet?
Tough, 10 Qns, cristabel56, Aug 18 21
Aug 18 21
432 plays
trivia question Quick Question
The English poet Adrian Mitchell wrote a love poem named 'Calypso's Song to ___'. To which mythological hero was it addressed?

From Quiz "Love, Poetically"

  Poems of Tribute - 10 questions - 3 mins
These are some poems of tribute to some famous people.(If not actually "tribute", the poems at least include some reference to these people.)
Average, 10 Qns, robert362, Dec 25 16
Dec 25 16
382 plays
  Love Poetry part 3 - 25 questions - 5 mins
Part 3 in the series all about Love Poems. I'll give you the title of the poem and you give me the poet. I hope you enjoy.
Difficult, 25 Qns, AmandaLG, Dec 25 16
Dec 25 16
409 plays
  Poetry Places - 10 questions - 3 mins
Match the poetry place or line that is mentioned with the poet who wrote about it.
Average, 10 Qns, robert362, Feb 19 21
Feb 19 21
503 plays
  Love Poetry Part 1 - 25 questions - 5 mins
This will be the first in a couple of quizzes (I'm hoping) on Love Poetry. What I'll do is name the title of the poem and you name the author. What makes this a little different is all the poetry is about love and romance. Have fun.
Difficult, 25 Qns, AmandaLG, Dec 25 16
Dec 25 16
500 plays
  People in Poetry - 10 questions - 4 mins
Here's a collection of characters, some real and some fictional, who are named in various famous poems. Name the authors.
Tough, 10 Qns, robert362, Dec 25 16
Dec 25 16
717 plays
  Love Poetry part 4 - 25 questions - 6 mins
This is part four of the Love Poetry Series. I give you the title of the poem you give me the poet. I hope you enjoy it.
Difficult, 25 Qns, AmandaLG, Dec 25 16
Dec 25 16
337 plays
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