Poetry Terminology Quizzes, Trivia and Puzzles
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Poetry Terminology Trivia and Quizzes

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If you know your sonnets from your terza rimas, this may be the category for you.   

There are 14 Poetry Terminology quizzes and 170 Poetry Terminology trivia questions in this category. Free to play!
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trivia quiz  The Poetic Stylings of Poems Themselves Editor choice 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Tchochkekop, Nov 08 09

Poetry is a wonderful art, and poems can be free, or very structured. I'll give you part of a poem I've written; you choose the closing line, based on the poem's style.
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Tchochkekop
Nov 08 09
1965 plays
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trivia quiz  A Poetic Alphabet cool 25 questions
Average, 25 Qns, Catamount, Jul 06 04

An abecedarian poem is one where verses begin with successive letters of the alphabet. Try this loosely abecedarian quiz on poetic terms.
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Catamount
Jul 06 04
1842 plays
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trivia quiz  Rhyme in Poetry 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, skylarb, Feb 02 03

This quiz contains a variety of questions focused on one aspect of poetry: rhyme.
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skylarb gold member
Feb 02 03
2634 plays
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trivia quiz  To What End? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Dec 06 14

All these questions about poetry have something to do with the end of a poetic form or a line of poetry.
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littlepup
Dec 06 14
240 plays
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trivia quiz  Forms of Poetry 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Buzby, Sep 11 02

I will give you a definition of a form of poetry, and you must choose which form it is from the choices given.
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Buzby
Sep 11 02
1080 plays
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trivia quiz  Poetic Forms 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Crystallina, Apr 21 02

Sometimes there seem to be almost as many poetic forms as poems themselves! Okay, that's an exaggeration, but many unique forms of poetry exist, and this quiz covers some of them.
Tough
Crystallina
Apr 21 02
1095 plays
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trivia quiz  Poetic Forms 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, skylarb, Jan 14 03

Choose the best answer for each question.
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skylarb gold member
Jan 14 03
852 plays
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trivia quiz  Poetry Terms 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, 57wordsmith, Jun 26 05

What sets poetry apart from prose? In this quiz you will test your knowledge about the distinctive set of terms that gives poetry its literary uniqueness.
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57wordsmith
Jun 26 05
1929 plays
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trivia quiz  English Sonnet Basics 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, shs05, Feb 22 10

How fare you in depths of sonnet matters?
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shs05
Feb 22 10
276 plays
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trivia quiz  Poetic Devices 20 questions
Average, 20 Qns, valrenee, Jun 10 02

After each line, tell which poetic device is being used.
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valrenee
Jun 10 02
1647 plays
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trivia quiz  The Ode Less Travelled 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, rosc, Jan 06 06

Since reading Stephen Fry's book, I now know my iamb from my anapaest. Test your knowledge of poetic terminology in this quiz based on 'The Ode Less Travelled'.
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rosc
Jan 06 06
363 plays
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trivia quiz  Poetry for Dummies 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, cinnabun, Jul 09 05

If you're taking this quiz, there's a good chance you already know a thing or two about poetry. But if you're not sure what the difference between a sonnet and a nonet is then don't fret because this quiz is here to help! Enjoy!
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cinnabun
Jul 09 05
687 plays
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trivia quiz  Poetry Terminologies and Types 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Eema-U, Dec 15 02

This quiz is not about famous poets or poems, but about (as the Quiz Title suggests) Poetry Terminologies and Types. An easy quiz that all should enjoy!
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Eema-U
Dec 15 02
1140 plays
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trivia quiz  Haiku 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, lucymal20, Apr 28 07

I just learned about a Haiku poem in school.
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lucymal20
Apr 28 07
471 plays
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